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CILEX Level 3

Summer Special Offer

Enrol on CILEX Legacy Courses between 1st July and 31 August and receive 15% off multi-unit purchases.


Important Information

As part of the introduction of the CILEX Professional Qualification (CPQ), Learners wishing to complete a Level 3 qualification must have registered as a CILEx Student Member by 31 May 2021.


CILEX Level 3

CILEX Level 3 qualifications is an entry-level qualification for:

  • Non-law degree university students looking to become a Legal Executive and who have some legal work experience.
  • Those who work in a non-legal role in law firms (e.g. in a secretarial or business administration role).
  • School leavers who want an alternative to university and graduates.
  • Contact us today to enrol on individual CILEX modules.

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Unparalleled support and study resources

Our CILEX course fees include:

Long-lasting course access period for ultimate flexibility

Extensive bank of study resources

Unlimited tutor support

A step-by-step suggested study plan

Intensive revision sessions

For practice subjects

For Law subjects

Interactive online forums

Extensive revision materials

Free Law Express e-books

CILEX Recommended Textbooks

Instalment payment options

Student Discount Card available to purchase.

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Thinking about enrolling in an LTC CILEX online course?

All our courses are designed to fit around your existing commitments. They can be studied at your own pace and are delivered by our approachable team of law lecturers and practitioners with years of industry experience.

Most importantly, our courses represent great value for money and can be paid for via instalments, making them accessible and ensuring a real return on investment.

Certificate and Diploma explained

Level 3 is divided into two tiers: Certificate and Diploma. Duration: around two years for both Certificate and Diploma.

Certificate in Law and Practice

Professional Diploma in Law and Practice


  • Those working in a law firm who have the Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice can charge fee-earning at grade D of the Guideline Hourly Rates.
  • Many students qualifying with the Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice go on to study CILEX Level 6 qualifications prior to becoming a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer.

The Professional Skills study units require students to demonstrate transferable legal skills in practical situations. These skills are vital in a changing legal market.


What will I study?

It consists of five units from a suite of 19 units in accordance with the qualification rules, which, in summary are that you study:

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Law and Practice
  • Unit 16: Client Care Skills
  • Unit 17: Legal Research Skills
  • Plus one Practice unit (chosen from the nine Practice units options)
  • The Law unit linked to the Practice unit you have chosen.

NB. Certification is available at unit level as each unit is a worthwhile achievement in its own right.

Further information about the Qualification Rules can be found in the latest CILEX Qualification Handbooks.


Unit Type: Foundation
Unit 1 Introduction to Law Practice*

1 Hour Multiple Choice Examination twice a year in January and June


Unit Type: Law
Unit 2 Contract Law
Unit 3 Criminal Law
Unit 4 Land Law
Unit 5 Law of Tort
Unit 6 Employment Law
Unit 7 Family Law
Unit 8 Law of Wills and Succession

1.5 Hours Examination twice a year in January and June

Plus one Practice Unit and one Linked Law Unit



Unit Type: Foundation
Unit 1 Introduction to Law Practice*

1 Hour Multiple Choice Examination twice a year in January and June


Unit Type: Law
Unit 2 Contract Law*
Unit 3 Criminal Law*
Unit 4 Land Law*
Unit 5 Law of Tort*
Unit 6 Employment Law
Unit 7 Family Law
Unit 8 Law of Wills and Succession


1.5 Hours Examination twice a year in January and June

Plus two Practice Units [1] and one Linked Law Unit (Law Units 6-8) OR three Practice Units


Certificate & Diploma

Unit Type: Practice
Unit 9 Civil Litigation Practice (Linked Law Units: 2 or 5)
Unit 10 Conveyancing Practice (Linked Law Units: 4)
Unit 11 Criminal Litigation Practice (Linked Law Units: 3)
Unit 12 The Practice of Family Law (Linked Law Units: 7)
Unit 13 The Practice of Employment Law (Linked Law Units: 6)
Unit 14 Probate Practice (Linked Law Units: 8)
Unit 15 The Practice of Law for the Elderly Client (Linked Law Units: 8)

Unit Type: Practice
Unit 18 The Practice of Childcare Law (Linked Law Units: 7)
Unit 19 Residential & Commercial Leasehold Conveyancing (Linked Law Units: 2 or 4)

1.5 Hours Examination based on pre-released case study twice a year in January and June

Unit Type: Professional Skills (Assessment based)
Unit 16 Client Care Skills*
Unit 17 Legal Research Skills:*


Task based assessment, no exams. Internally assessed and externally moderated. Submission windows to submit work twice a year in January and June.

What will I need before I get started?

To study your online course, you will need the following:

Minimum Hardware Requirements:

  • Computer / laptop / Google Chromebook / Apple MacBook
  • Keyboard and a mouse or another pointing device
  • Broadband connection with 10 Mbps average speed
  • An Ethernet cable for maintaining internet stability
  • Working microphone, either internal or external
  • Webcam with 320 x 240 VGA resolution, either internal or external

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Preferred Internet Browser: Google Chrome
  • Operating System: Windows 7+ / macOS 10.11+ / Chrome 58+
  • Free RAM: 2GB
  • Processor: 2GHz Intel Pentium / Intel / ARM
  • Free disk space: 1GB

We are here to help. If you have any questions on the above, please contact us.

How do I enrol?

The Law Training Centre accepts applications throughout the year so that learners can start when it suits them most.

You can request an enrolment form by completing our form. Once completed, you will receive the form directly to the email address you provide.

Please fill in the enrolment form and return it to

To ensure your enrolment is processed as quickly as possible, please make sure that you read the form carefully, and fill out all the required boxes. If you need any help or have questions, please contact us on 0330 088 8495 or


What happens after I send my enrolment form?

Once received, your enrolment will be processed by our Student Services Team. If there are any queries at this stage, we will contact you.

  • Invoicing:
    We will issue your invoice according to your chosen option – either self–sponsored or firm-sponsored. If you are paying by instalments, a separate Direct Debit mandate email will be sent out for you to complete online, you will need to set up both the Direct Debit and complete the initial payment. Once the invoice has been paid (or the Direct Debit set up if applicable) please notify us by return email.
  • Payment options:
    You can pay by bank transfer to our account or by card using the payment link on your invoice. Cheques are accepted and your course login will be made live once the cheque has cleared into our bank account.
  • Course Login:
    Once we have processed your payment and the 14-day cooling-off period has passed or has been waived, please allow up to 2 working days from the invoice being paid to being emailed your course login.


Why choose us?


We are specialised legal trainers, solely focussed on the provision of legal and business training for aspiring and qualified lawyers.


We have a deep understanding of the current legal sector and the training needs of those who work within it.

Our course delivery is uniquely engaging, having full regard of how precious time is for those not only studying law, but also practising at the same time.

We are here to support our students and partners by providing them with the tools to stand out from the competition and accelerate their legal career.

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