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Legal Secretaries (fast track)Level 3 Diploma

This course has been designed for those students who have already completed a Level 3 qualification such as AS/A Levels or an equivalent BTEC qualification.

Course details


This course is particularly suitable for those students wishing to work in an administrative/secretarial position in a legal or business environment and who would like to gain an internationally recognised qualification with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

What's covered?

The course covers advanced legal word processing, office administration and business communication skills.

Units include:

  • business skills in the legal environment
  • legal word processing
  • legal audio processing
  • legal spreadsheet processing
  • legal presentation techniques

You will also study Law and a range of other Microsoft Office skills such as Mailmerge.

How will my work be assessed?

•             assignments and proofreading tests


•             exams

What can I do after this?

  • seek employment work as a senior administrator or secretary
  • higher education at university or college, including our BA (Hons) Business Studies at University Centre Southend
  • five GCSEs at grade four/grade C or above, including maths and English language, and an appropriate Level 3 qualification
  • successful attendance at interview event

Open Event - Southend Campus

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Our Southend Campus is located next to Southend Central train station and offers A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects in realistic work environments using cutting-edge technology.


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  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Starts Wednesday, September 4, 2019
  • Attendance Full time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Provision School leavers
  • Cost details FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment
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