The fully online Foundations to Law Clinic Practice course by Law Training Centre contains six unique core topics to introduce you to the background and practical workings of a law clinic. You will also cover a range of topics with content provided by the LawWorks Clinic Network to help get you started in working at a law clinic.
The course will enable you to understand the daily activities in a law clinic setting and gain practical knowledge necessary to undertake law clinic cases and enquiries from the public seeking legal advice.
Who is this course for?
The Foundations to Law Clinic Practice course is aimed at those looking for a better understanding of law clinic practice. Learners seeking to join the course will need to have successfully completed a law degree, SQE1 assessment or Level 6 diploma.
Those who successfully complete the course and are on the SQE route to qualify as a Solicitor may be eligible to apply to volunteer at Access Law Clinic, an online pro bono Law Clinic registered with LawWorks which supports current learners of Law Training Centre and alumni in gaining valuable legal experience. For more information about Access Law Clinic and eligibility criteria please see here.
What will I learn?
How long will the course take to complete?
The course is self-paced and you decide when you wish to take the topic and final assessments.
You will have an access period of 12 months to enable you to revisit content as and when required.
Law Training Centre accepts PayPal as a payment option. A link to PayPal will be provided on your invoice when you sign up for a course. PayPal is a secure card processor and allows you to use your debit or credit card to pay, you do not need to have a PayPal account to use this service.
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?
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 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
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.
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?
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.