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Immigration and Asylum Law Accreditation: Trainee Casework Assistant Exam (27/04/2021)

Declaration

The Immigration and Asylum Accreditation assessment process is an important part of ensuring that members who hold an Immigration and Asylum accreditation have suitable expertise and experience to be accredited.

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Exam

Tuesday 27th Apr 2021 10:00am - 11:30am

This online examination is for 1 hour(s), 30 minute(s)

Please be aware that on this exam there is no going back after moving to the next page.

Candidates have 90 minutes to answer 30 multiple choice questions. In order to pass the examination you must achieve a mark of at least 60%. If your time expires the examination will submit automatically.

Contact Immigration-exam@lawsociety.org.uk if you have any queries.

Course Description

Overview

  • 1.5 hours
  • Foundation
The Immigration and Asylum Law Accreditation is a recognised quality standard for practitioners providing advice under a Legal Aid Agency (LAA) contract.The accreditation covers all immigration work that can be done under a LAA contract and it can be used as a quality mark for privately funded work.This examination tests the required competencies of a Trainee Casework Assistant under the LAA contract.The 90 minute examination will take place on 27 April 2021 at 10:00-11:30am.The next examination date will be released in due course.

Learning outcomes

This examination tests the required competencies of a Trainee Casework Assistant under the LAA contract.

What this will cover

The syllabus is confined to work that can be conducted under an Immigration Legal Aid contract and comprises:-

1. Legal Aid
2. Professional Conduct
3. Drafting and English
4. Legal Practice
5. Specialist Immigration Practice
6. Appeal and Administrative Review
7. Deportation and Removal
8. Judicial Review
9. Human Rights
10. Asylum support

The expected standards are designed to reflect the issues encountered by practitioners and ensure that accredited members are able to deliver good quality advice and representation.

Candidates have 90 minutes to answer 30 multiple choice questions. In order to pass the examination you must achieve a mark of at least 60%. If your time expires the examination will submit automatically.