Are you looking to start a CILEx course or take your next CILEx units?

Weston College is an accredited provider of CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executive) qualifications.

  • CILEx Level 3 Certificate and Diploma Qualifications
  • CILEx Level 6 Higher Diploma
  • CILEx Level 6 Graduate Fast Track Diploma - for those who have achieved a degree in law and now wish to become a Chartered Legal Executive.

Weston College is distinguished by our learners’ pass rates. Last year CILEx learners substantially exceeded the national average pass rates in every subject at level 3 and level 6. At level 6, Weston College CILEx learners achieved 100% pass rates in all subjects.

These courses are attracting learners from further afield – with most learners studying whilst working in Taunton and Bristol. The rise in popularity has enabled Weston College to provide more classes and subject options for those studying for a legal career.

There are many reasons why our learner performance is strong, all of the reasons relate to the training and support Weston College offers you. One example is that our weekly face to face lessons are complimented by online lessons, giving you flexibility, in the event that you are unable to attend.

What do the learners say?

“I have been completing my CILEX studies at Weston College over the last three years whilst working as a Conveyancer at a firm of solicitors. Over the last twelve months I have been attending the CILEx classroom sessions at Weston. The content that you need to cover the exam is broken down in weekly sessions so that each area can be covered in depth. The sessions are also planned out to include time for revision sessions, exam technique practice as well as the mock exams. The college have also provided all the lessons to be made available online which is extremely useful for revision purposes and in the event you can't make a specific classroom session. The overall teaching and delivery of the content is without fault.”

Ollie Wilson, Foot Anstey – Level 6 Chartered Legal Executive Apprentice

“My experience in studying for CILEx Level 6 qualifications at Weston College has been excellent. My tutor in particular was extremely knowledgeable on the CILEx qualifications and was invaluable during preparation for exams. He puts in a huge amount of effort and I think I speak for all of my cohort in saying that we were extremely fortunate to have him involved in our education.”

James Dunster, Clarke Willmott Solicitors – Level 6 Graduate Fast Track

“CILEx is a brilliant opportunity for people who do not want to go down the University route. Since being a member of CILEx I have grown in confidence, the staff are so supportive and I really enjoy my time at College. The main reason why I was so drawn to CILEx is that I work alongside my studies, so it is the best of both worlds.”

Daisy Sellick, Alletsons Solicitors – Level 3 Paralegal Apprentice

“After finishing my History Degree I knew I wanted to get into Law but was wary of the cost involved with a conversion and LPC. After gaining sufficient work experience, I decided to consider other options and I am really grateful for the opportunity that CILEx has provided, enabling me to qualify whilst working full time. My employer is really supportive as they are able to get regular updates from the college and the course has benefited my role as a paralegal, enabling me to practice and draw parallels with what I’m learning. I’ve found the college to be both effective and flexible in their approach to teaching, providing extra support where necessary and detailed personal feedback on how I can improve. The online lectures and resources are also really helpful when it comes to revision for the exams. I know that if I had any queries or issues they would be answered speedily and I feel supported by the tutors. I look forward to continuing my studies with Weston College and eventually qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive.”

Anna Kelly, Alletsons Solicitors – Level 3 Paralegal Apprentice

“Having already been to 2 other colleges I can honestly say that Weston College is one of the best colleges in Somerset if not the South West. I am currently coming towards the end of my level 3 paralegal apprenticeship and everyone who has taught me teaches with passion and has a brilliant understanding about their subject area.”

Emily House, Acorn Solicitors – Level 3 Paralegal Apprentice

“During my time at Weston College my Lecturers helped me develop my skills, widen my knowledge and gain confidence in myself. They went the extra mile to provide support where required.”

Daniel Lewis, Berry Redmond Gordon and Penney LLP – Level 3 Diploma


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