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T Level

Course Overview

On the T Level in Legal Services you will learn the core knowledge that underpins the legal sector, and you will develop occupationally specific skills that will allow you to enter skilled employment within a specific legal occupation.

T Levels are new courses which will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to three A Levels. These two-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of the industry and prepares learners for work.

Course Topics

  • Fundamentals of Law
  • The Legal Services Sector
  • Regulation
  • Security and Risk
  • Tort Law
  • Employment Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Social Welfare

Course Features

  • Life skills that can be transferred to various sectors.
  • Legal sector-specific knowledge of common practices.
  • Work-ready for application of the theory to industry.
  • Gain industry experience.
  • Prepares a student for the SQE exams.
  • Prepares student for paralegal exams.


This qualification will primarily prepare students to move into a skilled job but can also lead to further technical qualifications, higher apprenticeships or a degree course.


  • Technical Qualification: 100% External Assessment
  • Awarding Body: Pearson Edexcel

2.5 hour examination

Employer-based project

Occupational specialism project


  • Law Degree
  • Criminology Degree
  • Legal Apprenticeship
  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Legal Executive
  • Paralegal
  • Police
  • HR

industry placement

Industry placement is a mandatory part of the T Level course and full certification of the T Level will not be possible without completing the industry placement. The industry placement is substantially longer than the traditional work experience and so should be significantly beneficial to you and the employer. You are expected to gain substantial technical training as required through your industry placement.


If you are unsure what course you think you should choose or what career you would like to aspire towards then contact Admissions:

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