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Legal Services

During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of legal occupations.

Summary

Level 3 qualification

2-year course

Includes 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement

What you’ll learn on this course

Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including:

  • the business environment
  • careers within the legal profession
  • regulation
  • professionalism and ethics
  • security and risk
  • equality, diversity and inclusion requirements
  • third party professional services
  • the fundamentals of law
  • the fundamentals of financial accounting
  • an awareness of digital and emerging technology, digital transformation and digital tools
  • data driven innovation, analytics and design thinking
  • research skills
  • project and change management approaches in legal contexts

In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content.

The Legal Services T Level consists of two Legal Assistant occupational specialisms:

  • legal services assistant - business, finance and employment
  • legal services assistant - crime, criminal justice and social welfare

What you'll need before you start

T Levels are one of your options after you’ve finished GCSEs.

Entry requirements for each course are set by the individual school or college.

Check with your local T Level school or college to find out the entry requirements for the Legal Services T Level.

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