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Blackfen School for Girls

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Law & Legal BTEC



Exam board: Edexcel

Why study this subject:

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



Unit 1: The English Legal System

Unit 4: Criminal Law and Procedure

Unit 7: Aspects of Law Making


How will I be assessed: 

All units in this qualification are internally assessed. The qualifications are based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. To achieve a ‘Pass’, students must have successfully passed all the assessment criteria.

Future course and possible careers:

Successful completion of the Law and Legal Work BTEC Level 2 Certificate enables students to progress to Level 3 BTEC courses, as well as take up work opportunities such as Legal and other apprenticeships, and careers as a court clerk or legal secretary.