SVQ Paralegal Practice Level 3

Course Content

The SVQ in Paralegal Practice at SCQF level 7 is for those working in legal offices in the private sector, in company legal sections, in local authorities, or in legal outsourcing companies, who wish to become a trainee paralegal.

It is suitable for:

- learners who may have just left school

- mature candidates who may have been out of education for some time

- individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification

Learners should be in a post that will enable them to provide the required evidence.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required to undertake this work-based qualification. Applicants must be employed in a suitable post which will enable them to provide the required evidence. This course can be started at any point in the academic year.

Method of Assessment

Ongoing e-portfolio methods of holistic assessment.

Future Prospects

Successful completion of this SVQ could provide progression to:

- an HNC/D in Legal Services

- a PDA at SCQF level 8 in a legal specialism

- employment in the legal sector, perhaps as a trainee paralegal

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date


  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Business & Administration

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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