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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. You can complete International at any time.
• 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. 

Part 1: Getting Started
Part 2: Primary Law
Part 3: Secondary Sources
Part 4: 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. Click here to begin the Westlaw UK Advanced Certification module.

If you previously completed the module, you can go directly to the Advanced test here.

Westlaw international training module

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