Level 3

Legal Secretaries Level 3 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course is aimed at students who want to work as a senior administrator/secretary and who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of administration. It is particularly relevant for those wanting to develop those skills within the legal sector.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C, one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

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

  • Working in the legal environment (year one)
  • Completion of the Level 2 CILEX qualification (year one)
  • Business skills in the legal environment (year two)
  • Completion of the Level 3 CILEX qualification (year two)
  • Legal text processing
  • Legal audio processing
  • Legal spreadsheet processing
  • Legal presentation techniques
  • Proofreading in the legal environment
  • Legal studies

You will also study a range of Microsoft Office skills. Functional skills/GCSE maths is offered to those without a grade C (4) in maths.

Assessment & Feedback

  • Assignments and proofreading tests
  • Exams

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

  • Seek employment work as a senior administrator or secretary
  • Higher education at university or college