Legal Secretaries Diploma

Entry Requirements:

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4, including English or Maths.

Why Should You Take This Course?

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.

Course content
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

How will I be assessed?

  • Assignments and proofreading tests
  • Exams

Are there any special expenses?
There may be trips that enrich the curriculum.

What could I do next?
This course gives the foundation for progression to the Level 3 Diploma in Legal Secretaries or the Level 3 Office and Administration Skills. Once a student progresses to the Level 3, it is a renowned and respected course by leading local and City law firms and is recognised as being a pioneer in assisting students to gaining employment such as legal PAs, secretaries and legal assistants. The majority of students go on to careers within the business and legal sector – many of them with the law firms where they undertook work experience during the course.


Additional Information

Equivalent to 1 A Level

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