Legal Services

Course content, course specifications, outlines, teaching and assessment resources for the Legal Services T Level. 

Core content

Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including:

  • the business environment
  • careers within the legal profession
  • regulation
  • professionalism and ethics
  • security and risk
  • equality, diversity and inclusion requirements
  • third party professional services
  • the fundamentals of law
  • the fundamentals of financial accounting
  • an awareness of digital and emerging technology, digital transformation and digital tools
  • data driven innovation, analytics and design thinking
  • research skills
  • project and change management approaches in legal contexts

Options to specialise

In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content:

  • business, finance and employment
  • crime, criminal justice and social welfare

Awarding Organisation resources

Pearson has developed a wide range of resources to help providers to deliver the Legal Services T Level.

Approval and quality assurance

  • Support to help providers through the approval process can be here in the provider approval section

Registration, entries and results

  • Information on how to register learners for their T Level as well as how to make bookings for the correct assessment series can be found here in the key dates schedule section

Administrative support

  • Details about fees, quality assurance and assessment and support guides can be found here

Specification and specimen assessment materials

  • Specimen assessment materials for the core exams, employer set projects and occupational specialist components can be found here

Assessment guidance

  • Administrative support guidance for the employer set project can be found here
  • Exemplification materials can be found here

Teaching and learning materials found here

  • For both the core component and occupational specialist component, including lesson plans, TQ mapping document and schemes of work

Other resources include:

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