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Apprenticeship training course

Paralegal (level 3)

Providing legal support, including administrative tasks, carrying out research and drafting legal documents and forms.

Qualification level
3
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
24 months
Apprenticeship category
Legal, finance and accounting
Maximum funding
£8,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Use understanding and analysis to solve problems.
  • Use precedents and draft documents, using plain and succinct language.
  • Assist with legal matters and transactions.
  • Manage work activities to ensure that they are completed on time and to an appropriate standard, including: a. Keep others informed of progress. b. Ability to work under pressure and willingness to accept changing priorities when new jobs need to be done. c. Paying appropriate attention to detail.
  • Practise good file management - prepare and collate bundles, take and file accurate notes, close and review files, maintain databases, version control.

Full information on Paralegal (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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