Level 3
Paralegal Diploma

The Level 3 Paralegal Diploma is a nationally recognised diploma for those looking to
become a paralegal, likewise, those with some paralegal experience who are looking to progress their career in the legal sector.

Paralegal Qualification

Career Progression

The National Association of Licensed Paralegals (NALP) will recognise and register candidates after completion of this Paralegal Diploma. Assessed by NALP, this paralegal qualification has applicable units for aspiring solicitors. Similarly, this paralegal training will also be of benefit to those in a law firm who have the Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice. Therefore you will be able tocharge fee-earning at grade D of the Guideline Hourly Rates as a result of this Diploma. Above all, as a recognised Level 3 Paralegal Diploma this route is designed with the SRA’s new Solicitor Qualifying Exam (SQE) in mind.

Ofqual Accredited

This paralegal training is regulated and accredited by Ofqual. You’ll receive the highest standard training that combines the academic and practical skills required to work within the legal sector and within a variety of other sectors.

Included in All Plans

  • NALP Diploma
  • Registered Member of NALP
  • at least 12 months support
  • Online course modules for at least 12 months

Duration Of this Paralegal Qualification

You will have a maximum of two years to complete the Level 3 Diploma or Certificate and a maximum of one year to complete the Level 3 Award from date of enrolment. However, it is probable that the actual time it will take you to complete the course will be far less.

Choose your plan and start your online learning

We offer several different NALP qualification plans enabling you to study at your pace in your own time.


£699 +VAT

1 Mandatory Unit + 1 Optional Unit
Registered Member of NALP
Online Recorded Videos
Online Knowledge Quizzes
Online course modules for 12 months
12 months support


£899 +VAT

2 Mandatory Unit + 4 Optional Unit
Registered Member of NALP
Online Recorded Videos
Online Knowledge Quizzes
Online course modules for 24 months
24 months support


£799 +VAT

2 Mandatory Unit + 2 Optional Unit
Registered Member of NALP
Online Recorded Videos
Online Knowledge Quizzes
Online course modules for 24 months
24 months support

Are you looking to pay monthly? We offer a pay monthly plans for just £74.91 +VAT Per Month (12 monthly instalments).

Included Modules

Mandatory Modules

Introduction to Law for Paralegals

In this unit, you’ll gain a detailed knowledge of the legal system in England and Wales and the general legal principles of Contract and Tort Law. 

You’ll study the law-making process, court structure, roles of key legal personnel and methods of dispute.

Assessment – NALP written assessment

Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals

The aim of this unit is to understand the paralegal responsibilities in relation to client care. Develop a deep understanding of methods of appropriate professional conduct and be ready to apply client care to any given situation.

Assessment – NALP written assessment

Technical Legal Knowledge – Select 4 optional modules

Civil Litigation for Paralegals 

You’ll study how the process of civil litigation is conducted using the areas of debt recovery, personal injury, consumer law and family law as illustrations. 

In understanding how civil actions are commenced, funded and defunded, you will be able to effectively assist in civil litigation cases in practice or provide services to legal departments involved in litigation. 

Assessment – NALP written assessment

Criminal Litigation for Paralegals

In this unit, you’ll gain detailed knowledge into the key aspects of criminal litigation and criminal litigation procedure in Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court from arrest to trial. 

You’ll be able to demonstrate the principles of professional conduct in criminal litigation, through learning key skills. Similarly, being able to interpret legal language.

Assessment – NALP written assessment

Conveyancing for Paralegals

In this unit you’ll learn the conveyancing process in England and Wales and be able to apply the knowledge to give scenarios. 

Key practical skills you’ll learn will include taking instructions from clients and matters relating to the client interview.

Assessment – NALP written assessment

Employment Practice for Paralegals

You’ll gain in-depth knowledge into contractual relationships and wider scope of employment law. Develop skills to apply the law in practical situations and understand where paralegals can play a role in employment practice and HR departments.

Assessment – NALP written assessment

Wills & Succession for Paralegals

Through understanding the procedure and practice of Wills and Succession, you’ll be able to effectively assist in Wills and Succession matters in a Solicitor’s firm or Paralegal firm.

Develop key skills in taking effective instructions.

Assessment – NALP written assessment

Paralegal Diploma

What is the process?

After completing this process for all 6 modules, you will be issued with a level 3 paralegal diploma and will be to registered as a practising paralegal with NALP. All course material is provided on enrolment. Our approach to learning includes, workbook, recorded webinars, case studies and scenarios.

Watch Online Videos

Watch all of our knowledge content online provided via easy to watch recorded webinars, accessible via any desktop, tablet or mobile. Automatically tracked by our system, certificates of your completed webinars will be generated and available to download on your Dashboard.

Online Knowledge Quizzes

Each module comes with online multiple-choice knowledge quizzes. With instant marking and solutions for all quizzes. Automatically tracked by our system, certificates of your completed quizzes will be generated and available to download on your Dashboard.


Each unit is assessed via a written assignment marked direct by NALP. Therefore, once you are ready to undertake your assessment for each unit you will request the written assignment from us. After that will have 4 weeks to complete your assignment and return it to us.