Legal Secretary Diploma

 Our Legal Secretarial Diploma is designed to give you the specialist knowledge and understanding that is required to work as a secretary within the legal profession or the legal department of a large firm. 

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Is this for you?

The Legal Secretarial Diploma will enable you to select an area of specialism within the law, you can add an elective subject in Wills and Probate, Family Law, Conveyancing, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Company Law. Once you become a Legal Secretary, you could progress to the position of senior PA in a larger firm. And, with further training, you could go on to become a legal executive, paralegal or licensed conveyancer.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 256 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended

Training Type

diploma

Duration

256 hours

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About this diploma

Only available to students in Scotland

Specialist skills to get a job as a trusted Legal Secretary

Whether you’re a newly-experienced secretary or you’ve been in the role for a while, becoming a Legal Secretary is within your reach. Our Legal Secretarial Diploma is designed to give you the specialist knowledge and understanding that is required to work within the legal profession or the legal department of a large firm. With your diploma you’ll be able to confidently display your sector specific skills, with a broad understanding of various aspects of the law, including terminology, the court system and legal personnel.

A trusted level of expertise that will help get you the job

The Legal Secretarial Diploma offers you the best of both worlds. Not only will you get the highest level of secretarial skills required to work in any business, you’ll also get the specialist expertise required to work within a legal environment. You’ll understand the language of the law, have excellent IT skills and be a great communicator. 

 

 

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this Diploma is to give you the skills required to work as a Legal Secretary. 

Courses Included

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.

 

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. 

Successful Meetings and Minutes

Taking clear and accurate minutes is a core task for any office admin, secretarial or PA job. This course will teach you all of the skills and techniques you need to take the stress out of minute taking. 

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. 

Elective Courses

Legal Secretary - Company Law

Available to students studying in Scotland, this course will help you gain valuable knowledge of the specialist field of Company Law to be able to confidently work as a Legal Secretary within a legal firm that works in that specialism. It is a self-paced course with five lessons, suitable for those new to the Legal Secretary profession.

Successful Meetings and Minutes

Taking clear and accurate minutes is a core task for any office admin, secretarial or PA job. This course will teach you all of the skills and techniques you need to take the stress out of minute taking. 

Go...Get That Job!

An online course designed to help you with your job hunt. Over four simple learning modules you'll cover everything from identifying your ideal job through creating a CV to tracking down job opportunities and vital interview techniques.

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.

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisities required. 

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*).

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

 

 

Career Path

With your Legal Secretarial Diploma you can be sure potential employers will be impressed. From here, if you're keen to progress your career further in the legal industry, why not look at qualifying as a Paralegal?

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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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