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
  • Assignment and test marking
  • Full tutorial support
  • Certificate on completion

Entry requirements

One of the following is required or equivalent – if unsure, please contact us or phone 0203 745 5513

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 NALP Training. This is not an Ofqual NALP qualification.


On enrolment, course material will be sent to you by email. Once you’ve studied the material, you can request the assignment. The assignment must be completed within 4 x weeks. If you miss the assignment deadline you must pay an additional fee of £40 for a new assignment.


Certificate in Professional Paralegal - Drafting

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