Develop your understanding of the legal system and gain valuable skills in office administration with this engaging online qualification. The Legal Secretary Certification Course covers the core competencies and expertise required to work in law practices in an administrative capacity, with lessons taught by industry experts breaking this knowledge down into accessible, easy-to-understand videos. Your learning is augmented further with online study materials.
The Legal Secretary Certification Course gives you an understanding of administrative roles in the law profession, and covers the fundamentals of the legal system. It also covers the specific procedures you need to know as a professional legal secretary, with video demonstrations of bail hearings and jury decisions, and provides a complete overview of common terminology used within the industry.
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 Secretary Certification 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.
|Legal Secretary Introduction|
|Legal Secretary Introduction||00:06:00|
|Courts, Crime, and Controversy|
|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|
|Demo 1 – Sample Entry of Appearance||00:03:00|
|Demo 2 – Sample Plea Agreement||00:08:00|
|Law on the Books and in Action||00:06:00|
|Law and Crime|
|The Basis of American Law||00:16:00|
|Demo 1 – Reading Legal Citations||00:05:00|
|Sources of American Law||00:14:00|
|Civil Disputes and Criminal Law||00:17:00|
|Demo 1 – Sample Search Warrant||00:10:00|
|Arrest to Arraignment|
|Crime and Arrest||00:13:00|
|Demo 1 – Bail Bond Agreement||00:04:00|
|Preliminary Hearing, Grand Jury, and Arraignment||00:06:00|
|Trials and Juries|
|History of Trials by Jury||00:12:00|
|Demo 1 – Voir Dire||00:12:00|
|Overview of Basic Evidence||00:06:00|
|Steps In The Trial Process||00:12:00|
|Nature of the Appellate Process||00:10:00|
|Demo 1 – Notice of Appeal||00:05:00|
|Demo 2 – Sample Double Jeopardy Motion||00:11:00|
|Demo 1 – The Online Legal Dictionary||00:04:00|
|Demo 2 – Sample Contract||00:11:00|
|Assignment – Legal Secretary Certification Course||00:00:00|
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