Paralegal Training Diploma

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The term ‘Paralegal’ can refer to a wide range of roles within the legal world and this comprehensive training course covers all areas and paralegal duties. As an introductory qualification, you will start by learning about the skills required to work in this industry, the UK legal system and key legislation. You will learn how to support lawyers, judges and mediators, and will develop your understanding of legal administrative work such as preparing legal documents and researching.

This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education. Our qualified instructor will take you through case studies and practical exercises to provide you with valuable real-world knowledge that will help you in kickstarting your career.

Learning Objectives

  • Fast track your career as a qualified Paralegal with a recognised qualification
  • Understand the training, skills and knowledge required to become a qualified Paralegal
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the UK legal system and human rights
  • Develop your knowledge of land, property, and road traffic law in the UK
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge of the principles of conflict resolution and dispute resolution
  • Know the fundamental differences between proprietary and personal rights 
  • Understand how to build strong working relationships with lawyers, judges and mediators
  • Develop essential writing, research, organisation and communication skills

Who is This course for?

This formal qualification is ideal for aspiring professionals who are training to become Paralegals and cement their career in the legal sector. There are no specific entry requirements for the course, which can be studied from any device with internet access, on a full-time or part-time basis. 

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate by paying the accreditation fee of £78. There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will have an excellent understanding of the UK legal system and legal practice, equipped with the fundamental skills to become a qualified Paralegal. Paralegal duties fall under the following professions:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Secretary

Course Curriculum

Paralegal Training Level 1
Module 1: Basics of Paralegal Training
Understanding the Concept of Paralegal 00:10:00
Communication Skills 00:10:00
Basic Counselling 00:15:00
Networking and Advocacy Skills 00:05:00
Assessment Module 1
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Paralegal Training Diploma 00:10:00
Module 2: Sex and Gender
Sex and Gender Concepts 00:15:00
Gender and Sexual Based Violence 00:20:00
Assessment Module 2
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Paralegal Training Diploma 00:10:00
Paralegal Training Level 2
Module 03: UK Legal System and Human Rights
UK Law and Legal System 00:30:00
Human Rights 00:15:00
Assessment Module 3
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Paralegal Training Diploma 00:10:00
Module 04: Government System and the Law
Democracy, Good Governance, and The Rule of Law 00:10:00
Land/Property Law 00:20:00
Road Traffic Law 00:05:00
Assessment Module 4
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Paralegal Training Diploma 00:10:00
Module 05: Conflict Resolution and the Law
Conflict and Conflict Resolution 00:25:00
Family Law Act 00:15:00
Land Registry Law 00:15:00
Paralegal Training Level 3
Assessment Module 5
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Paralegal Training Diploma 00:10:00
Module 06: Miscellaneous
The Distinction between Real and Personal Rights 00:10:00
How to Do Your Job and Stay Out of Trouble 00:25:00
How to Establish a Good Relationship With Lawyers, Mediators, and Judges 00:25:00
Assessment Module 6
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Paralegal Training Diploma 00:10:00



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