16-18 Courses, 16-18: T Levels

Legal Services (T Level)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

GCSE Average Points Score: 4.0, Grade 5 English Language GCSE, Grade 5 Maths GCSE

Course information

The T Level in Legal helps students to learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of legal occupations.

You will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including:

  • the business environment
  • careers within the legal profession
  • regulation
  • professionalism and ethics
  • security and risk
  • equality, diversity and inclusion requirements
  • third party professional services
  • the fundamentals of law
  • the fundamentals of financial accounting
  • an awareness of digital and emerging technology, digital transformation and digital tools
  • data driven innovation, analytics and design thinking
  • research skills
  • project and change management approaches in legal contexts

In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content.

The Legal Services T Level consists of two Legal Assistant occupational specialisms:

  • legal services assistant - business, finance and employment
  • legal services assistant - crime, criminal justice and social welfare
  • Next steps

    Following successful completion of this course you can progress to:

    • University
    • Employment
    • Higher or degree level apprenticeship
    • Higher level of technical study, including higher education

Select your campus option to apply

What Can This Course Lead To

Progress to university, further study or employment.

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