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Blackfen School for Girls

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Law & Legal BTEC



Exam board: Edexcel

Why study this subject:

The Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Law and Legal Work has been developed to give learners the opportunity to: engage in learning that is relevant to them and which will provide opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life; achieve a nationally       recognised Entry, Level 2 vocationally-related qualification; progress to  employment in a particular vocational sector;  progress to related general and/or  vocational qualifications.


Unit 1; The English Legal System,

Unit 2; Police and their Powers,

Unit 6; Aspects of Family Welfare Law and Practice.

How will I be assessed: 

All units within this qualification are internally assessed. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. To achieve a ‘pass’ a learner must have successfully passed all the assessment criteria.

Future course and possible careers:

Level 3 courses, Apprenticeships, Court Clerk,  Legal Secretary