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Legal Secretaries (Level 3 Diploma)

Administration (Secretarial)

Course Overview

Developed by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), this qualification is for learners wanting to advance and develop their career in the legal sector, covering a variety of roles including administrative assistant/ administrator, legal executive, and legal secretary. This programme has been designed by legal professionals to enable a pool of talent to apply for jobs in the sector. It also provides a stepping stone to higher levels of study. There are practical assignments designed by CILEx to provide real life tasks which can be readily transferred to the workplace.This programme also develops student skills sets to enhance employability opportunities.Successful graduates can progress into a range of career opportunities within the area of Administration.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 year full time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Level 3 Diploma Legal Secretaries
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Legal Word Processing
  • Business Skills in the Legal Environment
  • Proof Reading in the Legal Environment
  • Legal Information Processing
  • If you do not hold a Level 2 qualification in Numeracy, you will be expected to complete an Essential Skills Numeracy qualification during this course to enhance your employability skills and progression prospects.
  • Legal Audio Processing
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Level 2 Legal Secretaries Diploma & attend information evening

ROI Requirements

Level 2 Legal Secretaries Diploma & attend information evening

Work Placement

Students are also encouraged to avail of work placement opportunities which provide valuable insights into the world of work.

What's Next?

Further Study

Successful graduates may wish to progress further within the area of Business Administration.

Career Prospects

Past students have secured employment as: Legal Secretaries Employment in general administration eg clerical officers, secretaries Progressed to higher education to study law


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