COURSE INFORMATION

This course offers a variety of prospective career paths, most notably a future in the legal industry, but also access to professions such as management, finance, and business.

  • Personal effectiveness, organisation, perseverance and resilience
  • Self-motivation, self-direction and independent learners
  • Collaborative working and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills and flexibility
  • One year full-time
  • Two years part-time
  • The Scottish Legal System
  • Property law
  • Commercial law
  • Scots private law
  • Communication
  • Legal research techniques
  • Graded Unit 1
  • At least one relevant Higher at level C or above; plus four National 5s at Grade C or above in relevant subjects (e.g. Business, English, Modern Studies, English, History, Admin and IT, Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, Computing, Geography, Maths or Science based subjects)

 

  • Advanced Certificate: Business Enterprise (with Administration , Accounting or Legal Services) to include 12 SQA units at SCQF Level 5 or above, including one at SCQF Level 7

 

  • Advanced Certificate: Tourism, Events and Business (to include 12 SQA units at SCQF Level 6 or above,
  • HND: Legal Services SCQF Level 8
  • Paralegal
  • Mortgage executive
  • Public sector legal departments
  • Human resources
  • Banking
  • Management
  • Sheriff’s officer
  • Court officer
  • Scottish courts service
  • Precognition agent
  •          A contribution to the costs of any outside visits undertaken as part of the course

  • Satisfactory personal statement
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process.
  • This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise