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Course Code: SFVPS081

Course Level: Level 3

Study Mode: Full-Time

Course Type: T Level Courses

Course overview

Prepare for a rewarding career in legal services.

Navigate regulatory frameworks, professionalism, and ethical responsibilities crucial for legal practitioners in crime and social welfare contexts. Develop expertise in security and risk management, while promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion within the legal system. Master the fundamentals of law and financial accounting, and stay ahead of digital innovations and emerging technologies shaping legal services. Through placement, tailor your skills for a career in crime, criminal justice and social welfare.

This course offers a Level 3 technical qualification that will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training or study in the legal sector.

Five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English, Maths and Science.

The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project.

The occupational specialism in the second year will provide an opportunity to pursue either of the following routes

  • Legal services assistant - business, finance and employment
  • Legal services assistant - crime, criminal justice and social welfare

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Students completing this course usually go on to further study in degree related programmes:

  • Law
  • Criminology
  • Business Studies

This could also include the Higher Technical Qualification in Leadership and Management or alternatively the HNC/D in Public Services.

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group, please contact Charlotte Robertson on 01782 254141 or email

College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit

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