Become an excellent and proficient paralegal with this comprehensive Legal Executive Training Course.
In this detailed training course you learn; the differences between Paralegals and Legal Secretaries, while also learning about subjects such as Criminal Law, the court system, the details of a trial procedure among the roles and responsibilities of being a paralegal.
The Legal Executive Training Course covers everything from; telephone etiquette to minute taking arrest to arraignment the legal system of the UK, legal writing and other key skills you need to know to become the best paralegal around.
- Learn about record keeping
- Learn various legal research skills
- Develop a thorough understanding of the UK legal system
- Develop an understanding of criminal law
- Understand the details of Arrest to Arraignment
- Learn the skills required to be a paralegal
- Improve your minute taking and meeting management skills
- Develop impeccable telephone etiquette.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Legal Executive Training Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Introduction to Paralegals||00:05:00|
|Introduction to Legal Secretary||00:15:00|
|Role of Legal Secretaries||00:15:00|
|General Duties and Day-to-Day Operations of a Legal Secretary||00:30:00|
|Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading||00:15:00|
|Research Skills You Need to Know||00:30:00|
|Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges||00:30:00|
|Legal System of UK||00:15:00|
|History of Criminal Law: Church of England and Codification of Criminal Law||01:00:00|
|General Principles of Criminal Law||00:45:00|
|Agency, capacity, and mental disorder||00:45:00|
|Homicide and Murder||00:30:00|
|Theft, Robbery and Burglary||00:30:00|
|Courts, Crime, and Controversy|
|UK Court System||00:30:00|
|The Courts and the Criminal Justice System||00:16:00|
|Actors in the Courthouse||00:10:00|
|Criminal vs Civil Court Cases||00:16:00|
|Law on the Books and in Action||00:06:00|
|Arrest to Arraignment|
|Crime and Arrest||00:13:00|
|Preliminary Hearing, Grand Jury, and Arraignment||00:06:00|
|History of Trials by Jury||00:12:00|
|Overview of Basic Evidence||00:06:00|
|Steps In The Trial Process||00:12:00|
|Being a Paralegal|
|Working with Your Manager||01:00:00|
|Administrative Soft Skills||01:00:00|
|Tools of the Trade||01:00:00|
|Effective Time Management||01:00:00|
|Being an Effective Gatekeeper||00:15:00|
|Meeting Management & Minute Taking|
|What Do I Record?||00:30:00|
|Techniques for Preparing Minutes||00:30:00|
|Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting||00:15:00|
|The Minute Book||00:15:00|
|What to include/what to ignore||00:30:00|
|Motions and Resolutions||00:00:00|
|Method of recording minutes||00:30:00|
|Reasons for Meeting||00:30:00|
|What is a decision?||00:15:00|
|Minute Taking tips||00:30:00|
|Aspects of Phone Etiquette||01:00:00|
|Using Proper Phone Language||01:00:00|
|Eliminate Phone Distractions||01:00:00|
|Handling Rude or Angry Callers||01:00:00|
|Handling Interoffice Calls||01:00:00|
|Methods of Training Employees||01:00:00|
|Correcting Poor Telephone Etiquette||01:00:00|
|Mock Exam – Legal Executive Training Course||00:30:00|
|Final Exam – Legal Executive Training Course||00:30:00|
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