ACLT Student Handbook


In this section you will find the Costs Lawyer Qualification Student Handbook

1. Introduction - This Handbook

This student handbook is designed to provide you with the information you need to start learning, progress with your studies and to answer any questions you might have. 

The handbook contains seven sections and we recommend that you familiarise yourself with these right at the start of your course and refer to them throughout when you need them. 

Introduction and Welcome

Your Learning and Student Charter
General Course Information
Essential Information
Data Protection Notes

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We hope that you will enjoy studying with ACL Training (ACLT). You will find that learning is both challenging and enjoyable and we all look forward to working with you over the duration of your programme. If there is anything that we can do to help please let us know. 

Chapter 2: Welcome to ACL Training 

2. Welcome to ACL Training

2.1 ACL Training
2.2 The Education Committee 
2.3 The ACLT Board
2.4 The Head of Education
2.5 Course Tutors
2.6 Administration Team
2.7 Student Council
2.8 Summary of ACLT Contacts

Chapter 3: You as a learner

3. You as a learner

Chapter 4: Our Student Charter

4. Our Student Charter

4.1 Before you begin
4.2 Induction
4.3 Your course
4.4 Learning support
4.5 Professional support services
4.6 Feedback and participation
4.7 Complaints
4.8 Communication

Chapter 5: General Information

5. General Information

5.1 Modules
5.2 Module Guides (MIDS) and Reading Lists
5.3 Academic Handbook
5.4 Online Learning
5.5 Course Evaluation and Continuous Improvement

Chapter 6: Essential Information for all Students

6. Essential Information for all Students

6 Essential information for all students
6.1 Engagement and Timetabling on the new course
6.2 Assignment Submission
6.3 Fit to Sit
6.4 Assignment Word Counts
6.5 Extensions
6.6 Deferrals
6.7 Extenuating Circumstances
6.8 Assignment Marking
6.9 Academic Dishonesty
6.10 Examinations
6.11 Illness or other circumstances that affect your studies/examinations
6.12 Assessment Boards, Re-assessment and Results
6.13 Reviews and Appeals 

Chapter 7: Data Protection and Consent to Process Information

7. Data Protection and Consent to Process Information

7.1 Fair processing statement - GDPR