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Introduction to Law (Pre-Access)

The aim of this course is to provide appropriate preparation to enable progression onto a level three course. It would form the perfect starting point for those who ultimately would like to progress to university to fulfil career aims. It is ideal for those who may missed out on an opportunity to study previously; whether you are looking to develop new skills to boost your career prospects, you want to gain entry to university or change your career direction.

This course will introduce students to the main elements related to the English Legal System. The course is designed to provide students with a strong foundation upon which they can build and develop their legal knowledge and skills linked to professional practice in policing and law.

This pre-access qualification is designed to lead onto a level three course, to give you the knowledge, core skills and confidence to progress. This full-time course is designed for mature students who may want to access university but don't currently have the required qualifications. The course is designed to run alongside individual GCSE courses in English and/or Maths depending on individual needs.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course starts in September and takes six months to complete, You will attend college two evenings per week,

What will I study?

Students will study the Criminal Law, Contract Law, Negligence, Consumer Law, and examine how the law is applied in a range of situations including the Public Services.

How is it assessed?

The course will be assessed by using a wide range of processes which will include coursework, presentations, problem-solving exercises, and examinations.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

To undertake this qualification, you do not need to have been in education recently and you do not need any formal qualifications. There must be a strong desire to engage in study and develop independent learning.

What are the course fees?

If you are aged 19 or over, course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding to cover course fees. If you are aged 19 - 23 and this is your first full level 2 qualification, 100% of your course fees will be covered. More information can be provided upon application.

For more information on financial support that may be available, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Following completion of this course, students will be able to progress into Access to HE or undertake professional training such as Paralegal or other pathway into employment route.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

Ref: John Rotherham