Introduction to English Law Level 3

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This course is an excellent way to gain an understanding of the way the law works in the UK. It is divided into 4 sections, giving you a grounding in Contract Law, Tort Law, Criminal Law and Family Law. This could easily lead to a career as a legal secretary.

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Our Introduction to English Law Level 3 course has been developed to help you boost your career opportunities by developing your knowledge on the useful and fascinating subject of English law, from the comfort of your own home.

This course will give you a solid understanding of the principles and practices of English law and develop your understanding of how laws are created and interpreted.

Our course delivers insight into the four major areas of English Law; criminal law, family law, tort law and contract law.

This course can be started at any time and as you have an entire year to complete your studies you can fit your learning in around your lifestyle without the added pressure of deadlines.

We deliver all your course materials by post or email to make getting started as easy as possible. You will receive support and encouragement throughout the course from our approachable and experienced tutors. Completed coursework is simply sent by post or email for marking.


Unit 1: Explores legal and alternative dispute resolution and explains criminal and civil law. You will examine criminal and civil cases. You will acquire knowledge on civil and criminal appeals and learn about the high court, the crown prosecution service and the tribunal. This module explains the roles of legal personnel including, magistrates and juries. You will study regulation, financing of advice and representation as well as learning about legal aid, regulations and alternative sources of advice and assistance.

Unit 2: Grow your understanding of law making by studying common law, precedent, law reporting, legislation, and statutory interpretation. Explore European Union Law and European Union institutions

Unit 3: Legal liability including negligence, breach of duty of care, damages and remedies. Elements of crime, criminal liability, non-fatal violent offences and sentencing.

Unit 4: Examines contract law and explores contract formalities, terminology, contractual terms, vitiating factors and discharge of contract.

Unit 5: Teaches about consumer law, the Sale of Goods Act 1979, Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 and other statutory protection.

Unit 6: Concentrates on family law and examines the legal obligations of relationships. You will discover the requirements for a valid marriage and a civil partnership. Learn about void and voidable marriages, divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships. You will study the law relating to children, child maintenance, the child support agency and resolving disputes between individuals on the upbringing of children. Explore the Gender Recognition Act 2004 and gain knowledge of financial relief and the role of local authorities.


No external examination is required for our Introduction to English Law Level 3 course. You will be assessed through a series of written assignments that are submitted to your tutor for marking.

Required Knowledge

No previous knowledge of English law is needed to enrol on this course

Awarding Body

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by OSC to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.

ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales


We deliver all course materials and a comprehensive study guide to you. You will benefit from the support of your own personal tutor who can be contacted by email at any time throughout your studies Further support is available from our dedicated student support team.

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All students are provided with 12 months to complete their course, however you are able to complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

This is a fully endorsed qualification, with certification provided by an Ofqual regulated awarding body.

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

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Reviews from people who completed this course...

Introduction To English Law Level 3



Just completed my English Law Level 3 course and have enjoyed it very much.
Would like to thank my tutor for her continued support throughout.



Brilliant course, very interesting



Finding this course very interesting, quickly working my way through each unit gaining a lot of knowledge along the way. Tutor support has been spot on, very quick response when needed. Would most definitely recommend this course if your thinking of going down the law route.

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