Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma
This Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma course is endorsed by TQUK, an established Ofqual-regulated Awarding Organisation which assures your qualification is professional and recognised. This course is also accredited by CPD and 25 CPD points available without any further studies.
Working as a Legal Secretary at a law firm requires meticulous organisational skills and a lot of attention to detail. The core skills for a Legal Secretary include PA responsibilities, administrative duties, diary management, client liaison, executive support, proofreading, audio or copy typing, minute taking, modifying of documents and much more.
The Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma is designed to help you master these core skills and is taught through accessible, informative video lessons, online study materials, mock exams and automated assessments. You will gain a solid understanding of the roles of legal secretaries and paralegals, develop specific skills in verbal and nonverbal communication, prepare legal documents and learn to proofread. Transferable office administration skills in time management and Microsoft Word are also covered.
Upon completion, you’ll be able to set yourself apart as an in-demand secretarial professional in the legal field and develop the ability to work on multiple projects and cases at one time.
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
Total Endorsed Certification Time
The demonstrated time is the estimated time that is expected to be taken by a learner to pursue all the learning outcomes of the course. The Total Qualification Time is comprised of the time a learner will take to cover all the course materials along with the quizzes and assignment completion.
Total Endorsed Certification time for this course is 200 hours.
Guided Learning Hours
These hours are made up of all real-time contact time and guidance of a learner by One Education. This is a self-paced online course. You will get 12 months access to our learning portal, so it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.
GLH for this Endorsed Certification is 25 hours.
Method of Assessment
To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for TQUK endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.
In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.
CPD Certification from One Education
After successfully completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.
Endorsed Certification from TQUK
Upon successful completion of the MCQ assessment, learners can order their TQUK Endorsed Certification by paying an accreditation fee of £39. International students will be required to pay an additional £10 postal charge.
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 Secretary and Office Skills Diploma 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.
|Module 01: Introduction to Legal Secretary|
|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|
|Module 02: Record Keeping and Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading|
|Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading||00:15:00|
|Module 03: Research Skills and Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges|
|Research Skills You Need to Know||00:30:00|
|Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges||00:30:00|
|Module 04: Legal System|
|Legal System of UK||00:15:00|
|UK Court System||00:30:00|
|Module 05: Meeting Management & Minute Taking|
|Tips to Follow||01:08:00|
|Meeting and the Minute Taking||00:19:00|
|Minute Taking Nowadays||00:20:00|
|Module 06: Other Secretarial Roles and Responsibilities|
|Working with Your Manager||01:00:00|
|Administrative Soft Skills||01:00:00|
|Effective Time Management||01:00:00|
|Tools of the Trade||01:00:00|
|Being an Effective Gatekeeper||00:15:00|
|Module 07: Customer Service Role|
|Introduction To Customer Service||00:15:00|
|The Power of Positive Thinking in Customer Service||00:30:00|
|Types of Difficult Customers and How to Help them||01:00:00|
|How to Deal with Difficult Customers||00:30:00|
|Module 08: Telephone Etiquette|
|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|
|Module 09: Organizing Work Using MS Word|
|Working with the Interface||01:00:00|
|Your First Document||01:00:00|
|Basic Editing Tasks||01:00:00|
|Basic Formatting Tasks||01:00:00|
|Advanced Formatting Tasks||01:00:00|
|Working with Styles||01:00:00|
|Formatting the Page||01:00:00|
|Sharing Your Document||01:00:00|
|Module 10: Proofreading|
|Introduction to Proofreading||00:15:00|
|What does a Proofreader do?||00:15:00|
|Proofreading on Paper & Screen||00:15:00|
|Strategies to Check for Specific Errors||00:15:00|
|Editing & Proofreading Strategies||00:15:00|
|Proofreading an Essay||00:15:00|
|Mock Exam – Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma||00:20:00|
|Assignment – Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma||6 days, 22 hours|
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