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Get certified in Westlaw UK

Westlaw UK Certification Training gives you an interactive walk-through of Westlaw UK with the option to then test your skills and become Certified.

First, we’ll take you step-by-step through everything you need to know to be a Westlaw UK power user. If you decide to take the test and pass, you’ll be Certified in Westlaw UK and be sent a certificate in the post to demonstrate your skills, which you can list on your CV.

Please note:

• You should complete all three Basic modules before attempting the Basic test

• You must complete Basic before attempting Advanced

• They may take a few minutes to load and have a voice-over which can be muted in the bottom-right

• For support, please email the Westlaw UK Training Team

Westlaw UK basic certification

Westlaw UK Basic Certification provides an introduction to Westlaw UK covering effective searching, refining results and using status icons to ensure you are using ‘good’ law. 

 

Westlaw UK Basic – Part 1 (Introduction)

This training video will provide a useful introduction to Westlaw UK and teach you the basics of using the service.

Westlaw UK Basic – Part 2 (Primary Sources)

This training video will teach you the basics of finding primary law using Westlaw UK.

Westlaw UK Basic – Part 3 (Secondary Sources)

This training video will teach you the basics of finding and using secondary sources on Westlaw UK.

 

Once you have completed all three training videos you can take the Basic Test to gain certification

Westlaw UK Basic Certification - Test

 

Westlaw UK advanced certification

Once you’ve completed Basic Certification, you can move onto Advanced, covering Boolean search connectors, Judicial consideration of case law, legislative modifications and derivation tables, EU and other advanced topics. 

Coming soon - we are currently updating our e-module.

 

Westlaw international training module

Coming soon - we are currently updating our e-module.