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Course Mode
Full-time
Level
3
Start Date
01/09/2023
Start Time
Duration
2 Years
Campus
Milnthorpe Road Campus

Business

Do you have what it takes to be the next Elon Musk, Mary Barra or Gabe Newell? Business is big in the UK with around 5.7m private sector businesses producing a turnover of £1.9 trillion each year. As James Dyson said, “Business is constantly changing, constantly evolving.”

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Course Overview

T-Levels bring together academic knowledge with practical experience.

The course will give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into this sector.

T-Level summary:
- Two-year courses
- Equivalent to 3 A-Levels
- Worth up to 168 UCAS points (Triple Distinction*).
- Created alongside employers
- Includes an extended industry placement (315 hours minimum)
- Supports progression into university and a career in the industry

The Legal Services T-Level will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to progress to the next step of their career journey. The lessons are taught by lecturers with various occupational specialisms and experts in their specialised areas. Students will be equipped to leave the course and progress directly into a career in the accountancy industry or further studies in the sector. Students will learn through classroom activities, educational trips, industry specialist visits and workshops simulating the industry environment. The learning and assessments will integrate math, English and digital competencies.
The T Level in legal services is equivalent to 3 A-Level qualifications and is a full-time two-year course. The qualification does hold UCAS points for learners who would like to apply for a university course.

The course requires all learners to participate in 315 hours of industry placements spread out over two years. These placements allow students to develop the essential skills they learn throughout their studies. These skills will include communication, organisational, time management, employability, etc. The placement allows students to put their knowledge of the skills into practice and develop them with the support of local employers in the industry.

In the first year of study, learners will cover core content which covers the underpinning knowledge, concepts and skills. In the second year of study, learners will focus on an occupational specialism which may be:
- Legal services assistant - business, finance and employment
- Legal services assistant - crime, criminal justice and social welfare

Some of the topics covered in this course include:
- The business environment
- Careers within the legal profession
- Regulation
- Professionalism and ethics
- Security and risk
- Equality, diversity and inclusion requirements
- Third-party professional services
- The fundamentals of law
- The fundamentals of financial accounting
- An awareness of digital and emerging technology, digital transformation and digital tools
- Data-driven innovation, analytics and design thinking
- Research skills
- Project and change management approaches in legal contexts

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above (including Maths, English and Science), or a level 2 diploma or NVQ in a related field with a merit or distinction.

Applicants will also need to attend an interview to assess suitability for the course.

After Your Course

At Kendal College:
- Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business. This is a Level 4 qualification over 1 year.
- Higher National Diploma in Business (HND) This is a level 5 qualification taken over 2 years.
- Degree Programme in conjunction with The University of Cumbria

Elsewhere:
- Higher Apprenticeships in a business/legal area of study
- Higher Education at a University in a wide range of business and legal subjects
- Employment Opportunities within the business and legal services industry

Fees

£0.00

The fee displayed is the course fee. Course fees are per year for full-time courses and per course for part-time courses.

There may be other costs associated with this course e.g. kit, equipment, books, trips etc. Financial support may be available to support you with these. See the Student Money pages for more information.

Courses Fees

The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2022/23 academic year.

Level 3-6 Courses

Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19 or over and studying an eligible Level 3/4/5 and 6 Course. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.

You may qualify for financial support to cover the cost of a Level 3 qualification if you do not already have a Level 3 qualification (this will depend on the course & your age on 31/08/22).

Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.

A-Levels

The fees displayed are for the 1-year AS-Level course. If you would like to progress onto the full A-Level, please contact us for the cost of the second year as it will be different.

16-18 year olds

There are no course fees if you were aged 16-18 on 31/08/22, and are not studying at another institution.

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