Qualify as a Paralegal
We strongly encourage all our members to seek qualifications suitable to their area of law. The SPA, however, are not a training or educational provider and do not endorse or sponsor any one training or educational provider. We do provide links to various courses and opportunities available below. If you would like to add a link to our page, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Modern Apprenticeship in Paralegal Practice
Skills for Justice and the Financial and Legal Skills Partnership have developed a framework for the Scottish Modern Apprenticeship in Paralegal Practice.
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Professional Development Award in Law and Practice Relating to Adults with Incapacity
West Lothian College are hoping to run the Professional Development Award in Law and Practice Relating to Adults with Incapacity in September 2012. If you are interested please contact Daniel Evans at West Lothian College to register your interest.
Scotia Law Training
Paralegal Scots Law Diplomas of the University of Stirling, delivered by distance learning.
University of Strathclyde & CLT
The University of Strathclyde and CLT offer specialist training in 11 practice areas by distance learning – with over 6,000 past graduates, 15 years’ experience, hard copy reference manuals, experienced tutors, formal University graduation and a dedicated paralegal team. Contact Melanie Taylor on 0141 225 6706 or via email@example.com for more details.
City of Glasgow College
City of Glasgow College provides full time, part time and distance learning courses in legal studies including Professional Development Awards (PDA) in Debt Recovery, Conveyancing and Executries, as well as HNC and HND Legal Studies.
New College Lanarkshire
New College Lanarkshire provides full time and part time courses in legal studies including HND/HNC in Legal Services and Professional Development Awards (PDA).
University of Highlands and Islands
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Business School
Coatbridge College offers Professional Development Awards in Debt Recovery and Conveyancing. Flexible learning means that the PDA’s can be undertaken via optional attendance at the college and using innovative e-learning materials that allow for home study. Learners can therefore undertake the course according to their own individual circumstances.
Perth College UHI