- CPD Courses
- NALP Paralegal Qualifications
- NALP Qualifications Overview
- Level 3
- Level 3 Diploma
- Level 3 Certificate
- Level 3 Award
- L3 Introduction to Law for Paralegals
- L3 Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals
- L3 Wills and Succession for Paralegals
- L3 Civil Litigation for Paralegals
- L3 Criminal Litigation for Paralegals
- L3 Commercial Law for Paralegals
- L3 Conveyancing for Paralegals
- L3 Employment Practice for Paralegals
- L3 Consumer Rights and Remedies for Paralegals
- Level 4
- Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies
- L4 English Legal System – Single Unit
- L4 Contract Law – Single Unit
- L4 Law of Tort – Single Unit
- L4 Criminal Law – Single Subject
- L4 Wills, Intestacy & Family Provision – Single Unit
- L4 Civil Litigation – Single Unit
- L4 Criminal Practice – Single Unit
- L4 Matrimonial & Civil Partnerships – Single Unit
- L4 Conveyancing – Single Unit
- L4 Succession – Single Unit
- Level 7
- How to choose
- Learner information
- Recognition of prior learning
L7 Criminal Practice – Single Unit
In this unit you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of criminal litigation.
Single units can be taken at any time
In this unit you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of criminal practice and litigation. Through practical skills learned, you’ll apply this to a given scenario. From taking instruction from the client, advising them throughout the process, assisting them in trial and once matters have been concluded.
- Criminal Court Structure
- Preliminary Matters
- Powers of the Police
- The Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984
- The methods of commencing proceedings
- After Arrest; Public Funding in Criminal Proceedings
- Trial by Indictment: Sentencing;
- All course material
- Assignment and test marking
- Full tutorial support
- Certificate on completion
One of the following is required or equivalent – if unsure, please contact us or phone 0203 745 5513
UK Graduates require either an LL.B, BA LAW or CPE/GDL which has successfully been completed within the last 7 years. However, if a degree has been attained prior to this, then consideration may be given subject to the applicant’s level of experience since attaining their degree. Please contact NALP to discuss eligibility.
Graduates who have gained their LLB outside of the UK should have studied The English Legal System as part of their undergraduate course and provide evidence of this on applying for the the Level 7 Diploma in Paralegal Practice.
If you are a non UK law Graduate and have NOT studied the English Legal System, you have the option of studying Part 1 of the Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies: General Principals of Law before commencing this course. NB you also require evidence of English Language proficiency at IELTS Level 6 or equivalent
Assessment is continuous by assignment. 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.
Assignments are marked and graded either with a pass (45 – 64%), merit (65 – 79%) and distinction (80-100%).
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.
In this unit you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of criminal litigation. Through practical skills learned, you’ll apply this to a given scenario. From taking instruction from the client, advising them throughout the process, assisting them in trial and once matters have been concluded.
Criminal Court Structure
Powers of the Police
The Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984
The methods of commencing proceedings
After Arrest; Public Funding in Criminal Proceedings
Trial by Indictment: Sentencing;
This is a single unit course, no qualification
- Criminal Practice