L3 Employment Practice for Paralegals


You’ll gain in-depth knowledge into contractual relationships and a wider scope of employment law. Develop skills to apply the law in practical situations and understand where paralegals can play a role in employment practice and HR departments.

Skills you will learn: the ability to identify and use factual, procedural and theoretical understanding to complete tasks and address well defined but complex or non-routine issues; time management to include taking responsibility for initiating and completing tasks; the ability to exercise autonomy and judgement within a given scenario; the ability to use and interpret legal language.

Learning Outcomes

  • Know and evaluate the difference between employees and other types of workers.
  • Know and apply understanding of how employment may be terminated.
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the principles and practice of unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and redundancy.
  • Know in detail employees’ rights and entitlements under statute and common law.

What's included

Entry requirements

These qualifications are designed to be offered to learners from the age of 16, although in practice the majority of learners are likely to be over 18.

NALP does not specify entry requirements other than that a reasonable standard of written English is required. However Centres delivering this course are required to ensure that learners who undertake these programmes have sufficient capability at the right level to be suitable to undertake the Level 3 assessment.

Please Note: The NALP Level 3 Qualifications are only available in English.


Assignments can be requested when you are ready, and once requested and sent, you will have a 4 week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date.

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that you may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that you may not fully understand with regard to the material.


This is a single unit qualification

Compulsory units
Study type
Distance learning