Chartered Legal Executive (Apprenticeship Level 6)

Introduction

This is a Level 6 apprenticeship. This is achieved through two stages: completion of Level 3 learning is a foundation for progressing onto the Level 6 and full competency is achieved, as described.It is available for employees in legal assistant, paralegal and case handler roles, who seek to gain legal knowledge and qualifications and progress to become fee earning paralegals and then Chartered Legal Executives.As part of the apprenticeship you will have monthly contact with the personal assessor comprising of face to face observations, target setting, training, professional discussions, reviews and guidance, and remote assessing using technology.

Entry Requirements

Prior Qualification Level 6 CLE Apprenticeship will include
CILEx Level 3 Certificate Remaining units (x5) to achieve the CILEx Level 3 Diploma.CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law & Practice.Personal Assessor support over duration of the apprenticeship (approx. 4 years) to complete the Portfolio and Case Study End Point Assessments.
CILEx Level 6 Diploma CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law & Practice.Personal Assessor support over duration of the apprenticeship (approx. 3 years) to complete the Portfolio and Case Study End Point Assessments.
Qualifying Law Degree/ GDL CILEx Level 6 Graduate Fast Track Diploma in Legal PracticePersonal Assessor support over duration of the apprenticeship (approx. 2-3 years) complete the Portfolio and Case Study End Point Assessments.

 

Functional Skills

Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 2 English and maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship. If this has already been achieved, then development of further English and maths skills will continue for the whole of the apprenticeship.

Duration

Up to 5 years, but this will typically be 4 years for those starting with the Level 3 Certificate or 3 years for those with the Level 3 Diploma or 2-3 years if the apprentice holds a qualifying Law Degree/GDL.

Progression

Apprentices become fee earning paralegals and then Chartered Legal Executives. Potentially progression to Solicitor Level 7 is an option.

Funding

This apprenticeship is in funding band 10. Levy paying employers may fund apprentices on this programme from their Apprenticeship Account and non-levy paying SMEs through the co-funded option. There may be a small fee for some SMEs.

End Assessment

To achieve this apprenticeship standard, the employer, training provider and apprentice will agree when the apprentice is ready and competent to undertake the independent end assessment, which will test their skills knowledge and behaviours required for this role.

Apprenticeship Qualifications

Current Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) qualifications which need to be achieved (holders of qualifications, such as a law degree, may be eligible for exemptions):

  • CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice
  • CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice

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