L3 Introduction to Law for Paralegals – Single Unit

The Introduction to Law unit is mandatory for the Level 3 Award, Certificate and Diploma

£250.00

Single units can be added at any time

Mandatory for Award, Certificate and Diploma

In this Introduction to Law unit, you’ll gain a detailed knowledge of the legal system in England and Wales and the general legal principles of Contract and Tort Law.

You’ll study the law making process, court structure, roles of key legal personnel and methods of dispute.

The aim of the unit is to provide the learner with detailed knowledge of the legal system in England and Wales and the general legal principles of Contract and Tort law. In understanding the law making process; the court structure; the roles of key legal personnel and methods of dispute resolution, the learner will be ready to progress onto a higher level of learning in related substantive law areas.

The learner will understand the roles that can be played by Paralegals in law firms; private companies; local authorities and as a freelance paralegal. In addition, it will provide legal knowledge on dispute resolution and will enable the learner to use and interpret legal language.

The skills developed by the learner include: 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

This is a course for learners commencing or aspiring to commence a career in Paralegal Practice and those who work in a legal environment.

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

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: NALP Level 3 Qualifications are only available in English.

Assessment

Assignments can be requested when the learner is ready, and once requested and sent, the Learner 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 the learner may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that the learner may not fully understand with regard to the material.

Compulsory units

Description
Mandatory for Award, Certificate and Diploma

In this unit, you’ll gain a detailed knowledge of the legal system in England and Wales and the general legal principles of Contract and Tort Law.

You’ll study the law making process, court structure, roles of key legal personnel and methods of dispute.

The aim of the unit is to provide the learner with detailed knowledge of the legal system in England and Wales and the general legal principles of Contract and Tort law. In understanding the law making process; the court structure; the roles of key legal personnel and methods of dispute resolution, the learner will be ready to progress onto a higher level of learning in related substantive law areas.

The learner will understand the roles that can be played by Paralegals in law firms; private companies; local authorities and as a freelance paralegal. In addition, it will provide legal knowledge on dispute resolution and will enable the learner to use and interpret legal language.

The skills developed by the learner include: 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
This is a course for learners commencing or aspiring to commence a career in Paralegal Practice and those who work in a legal environment.

Qualification

This is a single unit course, no qualification

Compulsory units
  • Introduction to Law for Paralegals
Study type
Distance learning