HNC/HND Legal Services

HNC/HND Legal Services

This HNC and HND Legal Services may be of interest to candidates if they are already working, or wish to work, as a paralegal in a law firm or a commercial organisation.

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HNC Legal Services

This HNC Legal Services may be of interest to candidates if they are already working, or wish to work, as a paralegal in a law firm or a commercial organisation.

If candidates are already working as a paralegal, the awards will enable them to gain a nationally recognised qualification that provides evidence of their practical, vocationally relevant skills. Find out more

HND Legal Services

The HND Legal Services may be of interest to candidates if they are already working, or wish to work, as a paralegal in a law firm or a commercial organisation.

The award will develop the competences candidates will need to undertake specialist paralegal support roles in the legal profession, or in a legal context in a variety of business, public sector or financial organisations.  There are specialist paralegal options that will provide the practical skills required by employers. The course further develops the skills and themes studied in the HNC. Find out more

Approval

Centres without devolved authority require to come forward for approval and should contact SQA’s Business Development Team for guidance.

Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA’s general requirements for technical/occupational competence as outlined in theSystems and Qualification Approval Guide (510 KB).

Group Award Specification

Title: HNC/HND Legal Services
Code: G8GY 15 and G8H0 16
Version: Version 16 (September 2015)
Download: HNC/HND Legal Services Arrangements Document

Assessment Exemplars

The following documents list all HN exemplars currently available and is updated monthly. To access these materials via our secure website, please speak to the SQA co-ordinator in your centre.


Please note: The Assessment Exemplars for Unit F1H9 35: Legal Services have been amended and centres should use the amended AEPs where possible. The original AEPs will no longer be considered valid at the the end of this session.

Internal Assessment Reports

Internal Assessment Reports were formerly known as Senior Verifier Reports.

HN Qualifications in Legal Services leaflet