BTEC National Extended Certificate
(1.5 A Level Equivalent)
The course will provide you with a relevant vocational qualification if you are intending to enter the legal sector, or wish to gain UCAS points to study law or other relevant degree courses in higher education.
You will gain an understanding of the legal system, the law making process, role of judiciary and substantive content of criminal, tort and family law. You will also develop necessary skills such as drafting letters and documents, how to provide legal advice, and how to conduct client interviews.
Students who have taken Law have progressed onto the study of Law at degree level, as well as other humanities-based subjects. It is also a useful subject when applying for entry to the police force.
Murder and Manslaughter
Theft, Robbery, Fraud, Criminal Damage
Powers of Arrest
Internally assessed coursework assignments and externally marked tasks completed under supervised conditions.
Mock trials and disputes
Visits from legal professionals
Participation in legal competitions
Þ Minimum 5 GCSES at grade 4 or above
Þ At least grade 5 in GCSE English
Student Financial Contribution: None