Legal Secretary Award

A shorter version of the main diploma, this award will give you key administration skills alongside an introduction to Irish law. 

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Is this for you?

If you would like a professional, varied and fulfilling career then you’ll find all these attributes and more if you work as a Legal Secretary.

This Award is ideal if you’re new to the legal world and need to learn the jargon, processes and documentation connected with legal aspects of various law sectors. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 75 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

award

Duration

75 hours or 3 weeks full-time study

About this award

The Legal sector is an exciting and varied world. With many different focuses, such as Family Law, Criminal Law etc. gaining specialised and recognisable secretarial qualifications in this industry will set you head and shoulders above the rest. 

In this award you will study an Introduction to Irish Law, Effective Communication, Audio Transcription and Microsoft Word. Giving you a complete skillset which can help get your Legal Secretary career underway. 

With the freedom to study at a time and place that suits you best, there are many benefits to this fantastic Legal Secretarial Award: - 

- Flexible training which fits around your commitments

- Support on hand from our friendly courses advisors

- Get the skills in demand by employers

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this training is to offer a shorter version of the main Legal Secretary Diploma that still allows you to gain insight and practical adminstrative training that could lead to a rewarding career as a Legal Secretary or Legal Administrator. 

Courses Included

Legal Secretary - An Introduction to Irish Law

This course will help you gain valuable insight and practical experience of the role and responsibilities of a Legal Secretary. You’ll work through practical lessons and look at the legal office, including practitioners and support staff. You'll go on to examine civil and criminal law, the court system and how legislation happens. This course is applicable to students studying in Ireland.

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. 

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible. 

alternative Word Expert

This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features. 

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.

 

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites required for this training.

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

If you're keen to keep your career moving, after studying your Legal Secretary courses you could choose to take a step further and look towards gaining reputable Paralegal qualifications. 

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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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