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Paralegal Course

Paralegal Distance Learning Course - Certificate / Diploma / Advanced Diploma Levels

This distance learning paralegal course is designed to develop the skills you need to be a successful paralegal.

Benefits of this Paralegal CourseICI training course in paralegal

  • Fast track your career in paralegal services
  • Study a advertising course that was designed in conjunction with legal industry leaders
  • Free up valuable time, don't waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as £25 per week

Course length and study mode

The average time within which students complete studies is:

  • Certificate Level - 14 weeks,
  • Diploma Level - 24 weeks,
  • Advanced Diploma Level - 31 weeks.

ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

  • Completing your course with ICI is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
  • The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This Paralegal Course is designed for those who seek to enter the profession and for experienced paralegals and legal secretaries who wish to improve their skills and upgrade credentials.

Choose from 3 course levels

This distance learning course leads to the awarding of either a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma depending on which level you enrol at, the course content and the type of assesment:

  1. Certificate Level: Suitable for basic entry level positions this level represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge.
  2. Diploma Level: Suitable for those with personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.
  3. Advanced Diploma: Suitable for those expect to be involved in significant judgments, planning, and leadership/guidance functions related to workplace products, services, operations or procedures.

Pre-requisites: There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Delegates may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

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Outcome / Qualification etc.

This ICI distance learning course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC).

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

  • A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a paralegal specialist
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipPL
  • Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Program

Paralegal Course Content

This Paralegal course is designed to cover the following units:

 Legal Process and Procedure: Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks

  • Roles and responsibilities of the courts, tribunals and commissions
  • The names of the main courts and tribunals in the legal system and what they do
  • The titles, roles and responsibilities of people in the legal industry
  • The various areas of lawthe range of legal services offered by legal firms
  • The range of legal documentation and how to use it
  • How to apply for certificates
  • How to act when in a court/tribunal

 Client Services: Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment

  • Security and confidentiality procedures
  • The various codes of conduct including duty of care, ethical behaviour, conflict of interest, privacy, maintaining confidentiality etc.
  • Types of non-disclosable information such as names, addresses, witness statements, financial information, whereabouts of clients etc.

 Legal Communication:  Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks

  • An understanding of legal terminology and when to use it appropriately
  • Abbreviations for commonly used legal terms
  • Extend learning of legal terminology

 Client Services

  • The rights and responsibilities of employees and employers
  • Occupational health and safety procedures
  • Equal opportunity policies e.g. discrimination issues, reporting procedures, how to resolve disputes
  • Workplace terms and conditions
  • Delivery procedures for court documents

Career Prospects of the Paralegal Course

Why complete an Advertising training course?

This distance learning Paralegal course will allow you to have a career in a powerful and well paid industry. The ICI paralegal studies course is your stepping-stone toward an exciting career working for in-house legal departments of large companies and private practice law firms specializing in:

  • Private
  • Administrative Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Rights Consumer Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law

The opportunities are countless and the future is bright for educated paralegal professionals - Contact us here to find out more.


The cost of this Paralegal Course depends on the level chosen, and prices are as follows:

  • Certificate  £498
  • Diploma  £798
  • Advanced Diploma  £998

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
  • Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs

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