Level 2 Legal Studies

CILEx Level 2 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Legal Studies

Designed as an introductory law qualification, the qualification is ideal for the following learners:

  • A legal secretary or legal administrator wishing to gain some understanding of the context of their work.
  • A member of the general public wanting to enhance their general knowledge by learning about the Legal systems in England and Wales.
  • For learners who wish to start studying law with a view to working as a paralegal in a file-handling role, but do not have the minimum recommended academic requirements to embark on the CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice.

On completion of the Legal Studies qualification you can progress onto full time employment, legal apprenticeships or CILEx professional qualification.

CILEx Level 2 in Legal Studies has a flexible approach and allows learners to choose which route to study. There are three outcomes to this Level 2 qualification:

The learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit can be found by clicking on the unit links below

CILEx Level 2 Award in Legal Studies is achieved by completing:

plus one of the following unit options

CILEx Level 2 Certificate in Legal Studies is achieved by completing

plus one of the following unit options:

CILEx Level 2 Diploma in Legal Studies is achieved by completing:

plus five of the following unit options

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Our trained and qualified team can advise on the best options available for an individual to start and progress their journey in the legal profession. 

Student / Member or Centre / Training Provider:
Phone: +44 (0)1234 845777
Email: membership@cilex.org.uk

Employer:
Phone: +44 (0)1234 845727
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Assignments

In addition to passing a multiple-choice test based on The Legal Environment unit, a learner will also need to complete an assignment for the other unit(s) they study.

To achieve:

The CILEx Level 2 Award in Legal Studies qualification, a learner will need to complete one assignment from:

  • Principles of Criminal Liability.
  • Principles of Contract Liability.
  • Principles of Negligence.
  • Law in the Workplace.
  • Civil Litigation.
  • Consumer Rights.
  • Family Law.
  • Wills and Succession.
  • Conveyancing.

The CILEx Level 2 Certificate in Legal Studies qualification, a learner will need to complete the Principles of Criminal Liability, Principles of Contract Liability and Principles of Negligence assignments plus one assignment from:

  • Law in the Workplace.
  • Civil Litigation.
  • Consumer Rights.
  • Family Law.
  • Wills and Succession.
  • Conveyancing.

The CILEx Level 2 Diploma in Legal Studies qualification, a learner will need to complete the Principles of Criminal Liability, Principles of Contract Liability and Principles of Negligence assignments plus five assignments from:

  • Law in the Workplace.
  • Civil Litigation.
  • Consumer Rights.
  • Family Law.
  • Wills and Succession.
  • Conveyancing.

A learner is given the opportunity to achieve a PassMerit or Distinction in all the assignments.

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Our trained and qualified team can advise on the best options available for an individual to start and progress their journey in the legal profession. 

Student / Member or Centre / Training Provider:
Phone: +44 (0)1234 845777
Email: membership@cilex.org.uk

Employer:
Phone: +44 (0)1234 845727
Website: find a study centre


Multiple-choice Tests

In order for a learner to achieve the full CILEx Level 2 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Legal Studies qualification or the CILEx Level 2/3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries qualification with the Legal Studies option, a multiple-choice test needs to be passed.

The multiple-choice test is on-line and on demand i.e. no specified dates therefore a learner will need to discuss with their tutor when they feel ready to take the test.

Once the learner has agreed on the date for the test, the tutor will register the learner with.

The learner has one hour to answer thirty multiple-choice questions which are based on The Legal Environment unit.

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Our trained and qualified team can advise on the best options available for an individual to start and progress their journey in the legal profession. 

Student / Member or Centre / Training Provider:
Phone: +44 (0)1234 845777
Email: membership@cilex.org.uk

Employer:
Phone: +44 (0)1234 845727
Website: find a study centre


Coursebooks

  

To complement the qualifications, CILEx has produced coursebooks to accompany each unit. To purchase these coursebooks, please complete the order form and send it together with your payment to The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

Coursebooks will be despatched within 10 working days of receiving your order.

Find a CILEx Study Centre Order course books

Our trained and qualified team can advise on the best options available for an individual to start and progress their journey in the legal profession. 

Student / Member or Centre / Training Provider:
Phone: +44 (0)1234 845777
Email: membership@cilex.org.uk

Employer:
Phone: +44 (0)1234 845727
Website: find a study centre