Legal T Level | Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This exciting two-year course has been developed in collaboration with employers to give the skills both you and they need in the modern business world. The aim is to provide an in-depth understanding of context, concepts, theories, principles and core skills in Legal Services. On top of this, it is designed to enhance learners’ employability skills, paving the way for a rewarding career, in a professional and well-respected sector.

The breadth of content will ensure you are able to apply your skills in a variety of environments for different legal services.

Topics may include:

  • The business environment
  • Careers within the legal, finance and accounting professions
  • Regulation professionalism and ethics legal services sector
  • Fundamentals of criminal law/legislation
  • Crime prosecution service.

An industry placement is a core component of the T Level course as it represents 20% of the overall programme. Completion of the industry placement and working with an appropriate employer for the requisite hours is essential for achievement and awarding of the final qualification.

During the industry placement, you need to complete between 315 and 420 hours across the two years, which will fit around your in-class studies. Completion of the industry placement is subject to a successful review with the employer against set targets. We work closely with a number of organisations and will work with you to secure an appropriate and rewarding experience.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through a variety of methods including exams, practical projects set by employers, case studies, presentations and externally examined coursework tasks. You may need to compile a portfolio of evidence to present at the end of the course for assessment purposes. This qualification includes a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job experience.

Progression Options

Upon successful completion of the course you will have various options available to you. T Levels provide you with UCAS points that count towards degree-level entry requirements if you would like to progress to university. On successful completion, you could progress on to the Business Management HND at University Centre Somerset.

Alternatively, you may find skilled employment in a variety of businesses, where Legal knowledge and expertise is in demand, or undertake a Higher or Degree Level Apprenticeship. Organisations in all sectors, whether big or small, at home or abroad, require Legal expertise, so your skills are likely to be in high demand.

Course Summary

Course Title Legal T Level
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range with grade 4 in English and maths and a keen interest in the topic. Entry is subject to a successful interview. If you have not achieved the required grades to start a T Level, you could complete a Level 2 qualification designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to progress to the Level 3 T Level.

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I’ve learned so much and the tutors helped me work out what I’d like to do after College. When I complete my course I’m going to Nottingham Trent University to studying International Business with a language.

Chloe Callaghan

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