This page has been developed to provide assistance and support for CILEX Members working in Immigration.

It provides information on the knowledge and competence requirements set by CILEx Regulation and information to help CILEX Members working in Immigration meet their CPD obligations.

Education Framework


CILEX offers a range of CPD courses available to members at a discounted rate.

Ethics and Professional Responsibility Modules

As a CILEX member, it Is essential you understand your professional and regulatory responsibility.  CILEX offers 2 purpose-built CPD courses tailored to enhance your understanding and compliance

Ethics and Professional Responsibility – an introduction

This module introduces you to the regulatory structure, your CILEX Code of Conduct and essential responsibilities around compliance including money-laundering, data protection and client due diligence.

This price for this module is £79.00 (excl. tax).

For more information on this module, please click here.  Please note, you may need to complete a free, online registration to access comprehensive details on the content of the package if you are new to the site.

Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Context

This consists of 3 modules on Ethical Conduct, Regulation, and Professional Practice, exploring the interplay between ethical regulation, professional regulation and legal regulation.

Then in ‘Approaching Ethical Dilemmas: What would you do?’, you will be faced with ethical dilemmas where your choices will influence the outcome of those dilemmas.

Finally, in the assessment, you will be using the knowledge gained to decide the most appropriate responses for 2 case studies, demonstrating the qualities exemplified by CILEX Lawyers.

This price of this programme is £119 (

For more information on this programme, please click here.  Please note, you may need to complete a free, online registration to access comprehensive details on the content of the package if you are new to the site.

Legal Finance

CILEX have partnered with ILFM to bring you learning modules focussed on dealing with financial considerations within the law firm, namely:

Modules are individually priced at £34.99 (excl tax).

HJT Courses

HJT Training has been delivering successful courses to immigration and legal practitioners since 2003.  They design their training to be as practical as possible, and their specialist expert trainers ensure that we keep on top of all legislative change and trends.

For information on HJT Training’s upcoming and popular public training courses including OISC, please click here.

Free Movement Courses

Free Movement’s mission is to make good quality and clear information available to all those affected by immigration controls:  migrants themselves, their families, their lawyers and their judges.  Immigration law has become very complex in the UK and changes very rapidly; Free Movement make it simple, or at least understandable.  They provide blog posts, a load of training courses, a forum and have partners with Seraphus Solicitors to provide fixed price legal advice to members of the public.

Membership of Free Movement gives access to premium features:

  • Single login for personal use
  • Free downloads of Free Movement eBooks
  • Access to all Free Movement blog content
  • Access to all online training materials
  • Access to busy forums
  • Downloadable CPD certificates

For more information on membership and the courses available to members, please click here.

The Joint Council for The Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI)

For more than half a century JCWI has been challenging policies that lead to discrimination, destitution and denial of rights.   And they have been providing much-needed legal and advice services to people who need them most.  They have helped tens of thousands of people secure their status, keep their families together and escape poverty.  They have consistently been one of the leading voices for a fairer, most just immigration system that works for everyone.

JCWI has been a provider of professional legal training for over 40 years and their courses are continually assessed to ensure they are up to date with all relevant changes in immigration law and practice.

The trainers are experienced practitioners, including barristers and solicitors with a wealth of practical knowledge, which they bring to the courses through the unique participatory training method, to give learners the skills and confidence they need to work on behalf of their clients.

For more information on JCWI and the courses available, please click here.

Useful Links

The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC)

OISC is responsible for:

  • Admitting immigration advisers into its Regulatory Scheme
  • Maintaining and publishing the register of advisers
  • Prosecuting those that operate illegally outside the Scheme
  • Regulating immigration advisers in accordance with the Commissioner’s Code of Standards
  • Receiving complaints about immigration advisers irrespective of whether or not they are regulated by the OISC, and
  • Promoting good practice in the immigration advice sector.

Access information and services provided by OISC

The Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) is a professional association and registered charity, the majority of whose members are barristers, solicitors, advocates and OISC regulated advisers practicing in all aspects of immigration, asylum and nationality law.

The objectives of ILPA are to:

  • Promote the advising and representation of immigrants
  • Provide information to members and others on domestic and European immigration, asylum and nationality law
  • Secure a non-racial, non-sexist, just and equitable system of immigration, asylum and nationality law practice.

Find out more about the ILPA

CRL disclaimer

CILEx Regulation Limited are not responsible for any training provision purchased from 3rd party training providers.