Level 3 Qualifications

Stage 1: Level 3 Certificate & Professional Diploma in Law and Practice

The level 3 range of qualifications are set at A-level equivalent status.

There is a suite of module options set at this level, which can be built up to form qualifications. The resulting Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice and the Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice are accredited by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual).

The Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice forms the first academic stage in the process of becoming a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer. You can study at your own pace, but the qualification should take you around two years to complete.

Find out more about how to study for CILEX Level 3 qualifications…

Purpose Statements:

Once you have completed some or all of your Level 3 qualifications you will be able to apply to become an Affiliate or Associate member of CILEX.

There are numerous specialist pathways for studying law, and developing legal careers in different fields of law, to suit the needs of the individual and legal sector. You can find a selection of example pathways for different specialist legal practice areas by following this link.