Course Description

Certificate in Legal Practice

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

Why Study Legal Practice at Griffith College?

The aim of the Certificate in Legal Practice course is to develop students’ expertise in legal practice through the study of Professional and Academic Preparedness and Skills, Civil Litigation Conveyancing and Criminal Practice and Procedure. Students can attend lectures either on campus, synchronously via livestream or asynchronously online via recorded lectures. Students must attend workshops on campus.

  • The Certificate in Legal Practice is a Level 7 Special Purpose Award validated by QQI.
  • Students will gain experience in legal practices, to supplement existing legal knowledge, preparing them for a career in law.
  • Students will acquire highly transferable skills attractive to a wide range of businesses outside law.
  • All of our lecturers have many years’ experience in the legal sector.
  • All lectures and course materials are available anytime through our Moodle service.

Course Code CLP
College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Law, Legal Studies
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Special Purpose Award / Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 16th September 2024
Course End Date 24th May 2024
Course Fee Please visit
Course Duration 1 Year
Course Times One evening per week, 6-10pm.
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements All applicants need to have work experience in a legal environment and previously studied law at Level 6 or upwards. Applicants under the age of 23 years need 5 O6/H7 grades in the Leaving Certificate, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) or, four GCSE passes at grade C to include English plus one pass at A-level. Applicants will be asked for a photographic ID, an updated CV and previous degree transcripts.
Career Path Through the Certificate in Legal Practice, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong foundation of critical analysis and presentation skills, and covered a diverse range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including: Legal Secretary Legal Executive​
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