Legal Receptionist Diploma

Professionally trained legal receptionists are in high demand by employers. This diploma will help you gain the all-round skillset to enable you to confidently manage the front of house operation within any legal firm. 

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Is this for you?

Not only is this training ideal for those new to the receptionist profession, it would also suit those who may already be working as a receptionist and would now like to specialise and become proficient working in a legal environment. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 115 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

115 hours or 5 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

As a trained Legal Receptionist, you’ll find the pace high and demanding in a top city centre law firm. In a smaller firm, you may find you are responsible for a wider variety of tasks and have a more involved approach to your clients. 

No matter the type of legal firm you work in, as the front face of a business you’ll need to have confidence in your abilities from the outset. This practical Legal Receptionist training will give you all the skills you need to develop that confidence. 

With this diploma you’ll gain and enhance practical administrative skills for working as a receptionist. Not only will you find out more about how a legal office operates, you’ll also look at the fundamentals of working on reception, and learn how to optimise the effect of your communication, both written and spoken. 

There are six core courses within this diploma, all of which focus on helping you to master the core skills required to work as a successful Legal Receptionist. You’ll then tailor your training to suit your requirements by choosing one additional subject of your choice. 

Aims and Objectives

In this diploma you will acquire a sound basic knowledge base and become proficient in generic receptionist skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about the specifics of the job in a legal environment, so specialising and refining these skills.

Courses Included

In addition to the core courses shown below you'll also study the following course:

- Working in the Legal Environment or Legal Secretarial - Scots Law

Professional Receptionist Essentials

The Professional Receptionist Essentials course has been designed to give people the chance of becoming the best receptionist they can be. This course covers the relevant skills that potential receptionists will need, and provides students with scenarios that they may find themselves in. Unlike many receptionist courses, this course focuses on the job, the lifestyle and other aspects that students can expect by becoming a receptionist.

alternative Professional Receptionist Seminar

This is a one-day seminar that takes an in-depth look at the vital role of the receptionist and the important contribution they make to the successful and effective running of any business. Speak to your nearest centre for details of the next seminar dates.

 

Typaz

In just 25 hours speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. Comprising 10 lessons, you’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy. 

alternative Typaz Speed

With our typaz speed course we'll increase your work-rate and help you learn to touch-type at up to 40-60 words a minute; what a difference that will make to your productivity and daily work!

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible. 

alternative Word 2016

This flexible study course looks at Microsoft Word 2016, the latest version of this powerful word processing software. The course will help those new to Word learn essential features and functions to be able to confidently work within the program. If you’re already familiar with Word and want to brush up on certain aspects of this latest 2016 version of the program, you can pick and choose particular modules that you would rather focus on. 

Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses, you also choose one additional elective course. Below is a list of recommended courses but there is a wider list available. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full details of how best to tailor this Diploma to your requirements.

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

Speedwriting

Our SpeedWriting course is a new way to learn the BakerWrite™ SpeedWriting system in just six hours. It will help you accurately record the spoken word, to speeds over 40 wpm.

Health and Safety Essentials

Unlike many other health and safety training courses this is a flexible study course so you have the freedom to study whenever suits you. The interactive e-learning system makes this an extremely simple and useful health and safety course.

Excel 2016

Learn how to use the features and functions of Microsoft Excel 2016 with this unique online course. The full course will teach you how to create and format worksheets, use functions, tables, formulas and more. If you already have some experience with Excel and just want to learn certain aspects of the programme, this course can be studied in modules meaning you can pick and choose the specific elements that you most want to concentrate on. 

Audio Transcription Level 1

Audio Transcription is a valuable skill to gain, with applications in many industry sectors. This course will help you learn how to operate audio transcribing equipment and become proficient in document transcription.

 

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this training. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

 

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

 

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

There are many options available should you wish to progress your career path further. With experience you could look to work in a top-tier, city law firm and command a higher salary. If you wanted to remain in the Legal industry you could look to train as a Legal Secretary or Administrator. 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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