Paralegal Diploma with NALP Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice

This is a great Diploma to help you gain a Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice. As well giving you an introduction to the principles of law in England and Wales from a Paralegal perspective, this Diploma will also give you experience of two legal specialist practice areas.

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Is this for you?

The programme is designed for anyone wishing to pursue a rewarding career as a Paralegal. Successful completion of this Diploma will enable you to gain a NALP Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice.  With the courses and the prestigious NALP qualification on your CV, you could work for a legal firm or even set up your own business offering a freelance Paralegal service.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 450 CPD points upon successful completion


Start Date


Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type



450 hours or 18 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

We have collaborated with NALP – the National Association of Licensed Paralegals to offer this comprehensive diploma designed to give you high level, practical skills to enable you to pursue a career as a Paralegal.


Aims and Objectives

This Diploma will help you learn the skills required to work as a Paralegal, either in a legal firm or on a self-employed, freelance basis. You’ll also be fully prepared to gain a Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice with the National Association of Licensed Paralegals. 

Courses Included

There are nine core courses within the diploma. Along with the ones listed below you will study Introduction to Law for Paralegals and Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals. You then also choose any two of the following courses: Wills and Succession for Paralegals, Civil Litigation for Paralegals, Criminal Litigation for Paralegals, Commercial Law for Paralegals, Conveyancing for Paralegals, Employment Practice for Paralegals, Consumer Law and Advice for Paralegals


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Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

After completing this Diploma you can go on to seek out Paralegal positions within law/legal firms. If you would like to regain more flexibility over your working life, you could work on a self-employed basis offering your Paralegal expertise, giving you ultimate control over your career. 

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