Professional Paralegal Skills – Drafting

Drafting is an integral part of your role as a Paralegal.


Drafting is an integral part of your role as a Paralegal. Learning to write concise and persuasive written communications is an essential skill for all paralegals. Our Professional Paralegal Skills – Drafting is one of two NPC courses providing valuable training in professional legal skills required by any Paralegal.

This course offers 6 CPD points and if you have a NALP Licence to Practise, it’s a great option to assist you gaining your 12 hours CPD per year.

These courses are provided by NPC. Please note, these are not Ofqual Qualifications.

Learning Outcomes
Drafting Skills

  • Principles of Drafting
  • Conventions and Interpretation
  • Reference Material and Precedents
  • Drafting Informal Documents
  • Sample Letters
  • Letter of Claim
  • Statements
  • Instructions to Counsel
  • Drafting Formal Documents
  • Statement of Case
  • Conveyancing Documents

What's included

  • All course material
  • Assignments and test marking
  • Full tutorial support
  • Certificate on completion

Entry requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all Learners, of all academic backgrounds. This course is offered through NPC. This is not an Ofqual NALP qualification.

If you have any queries, please contact us by email: or phone 0203 745 5513


On enrolment, course material will be sent to you by email. You have an overall period of one year to complete the course. Once you’ve studied the material, you can request the first assignment. There are two assignments in total and each must be completed within 4 x weeks of receiving it. If you miss the assignment deadline or you fail the assignment, you will be given an opportunity to retake it. There are only two chances at passing each assignment.


Certificate in Professional Paralegal - Drafting

Compulsory units
  • Professional Paralegal Skills – Drafting
CPD points: 6
Study type
Distance learning