Working in the legal sector with Level 3 qualifications such as BTECs or A Levels
Some employers take on trainees with A levels and preferably some relevant work experience.
With Level 3 qualifications and experience you can take on more specialised work within the legal profession such as legal executive or licensed conveyancer. Jobs at technician level include working directly with clients on legal matters. Further training and related qualifications can lead to progression into senior or complex roles. There are Level 3 advanced apprenticeships available in the legal profession.
At school I completed work experience at the local police station. After leaving school I then joined the Special Constabulary, which is voluntary and unpaid, fitting this work around my full-time job...
Neil Baskerville, criminal justice inspector at Cheshire Police