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2. Occupational profile
Provide legal support whilst working under supervision. Typical activities that may be carried out, but are not exclusive to this role include:
- Managing data/records
- Reviewing documents
- Drafting and producing legal documents and standard forms
- Assisting with the inception, progress and completion of client files
- Carrying out research
- Handling confidential and sensitive information
- Understand and utilise basic financial information
- Communicating (written and oral) with internal and external clients
Ethics, professionalism and judgement
Technical Legal Practice
Managing themselves and their own work
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5. Entry Requirements
Individual employers will identify any relevant entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications or other criteria. Our recommendation of entry requirements is below:
- GCSE Maths & English - grade C or above (or equivalent).
- 2 x A Level (or equivalent) - minimum grade C
The following qualifications meet the requirements for the Trailblazer Apprenticeship for Paralegals. They do not represent an exhaustive list.
CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Providing Legal Services
Completing this standard should also provide exemptions for the Solicitor Apprentice standard and the
Legal Executive standard.
English & Maths
Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship's English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL
This is a Level 3 Apprenticeship.
8. Review date
This standard will be reviewed in three years.
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