Explore the ways of becoming a Paralegal with this comprehensive Paralegal Training course. While not having the same grasp of the law as a fully-trained lawyer, a paralegal still maintains a good understanding of the subsidiary legal matters, and also works in the law offices under a lawyer’s direct supervision. This course covers the duties and responsibilities of a paralegal so you will be prepared to work in this area.
If you’re an individual looking to excel within this field, or simply enjoyed Suits and would like to increase your knowledge of the legal sector, this excellent Paralegal Training course will be perfect for you.
Paralegal Training course Description
A paralegal deals with various types of work, such as drafting documents, interviewing clients and preparing retainers. The course introduces you to all the essential working skills and shows you the procedures of performing the acts, after which you will learn about legal principles, intellectual property basics and legal technology programs to reduce the litigation cost. Finally, the course explains the techniques of creating a personalised career roadmap to succeed in this field.
Paralegal Training Course Design
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 Hard Copy Certificate for £15.
Why Study Paralegal Training 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 Paralegal 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.
|Paralegal Training - Updated Version|
|Module 01: Understanding the Concept of Paralegal||00:25:00|
|Module 02: Key Legal Terminology||00:16:00|
|Module 03: Effective Communication Skills for Paralegals||00:39:00|
|Module 04: The Legal Workplace & Professionals||00:46:00|
|Module 05: Law & Legal Systems||00:34:00|
|Module 06: Contract & Business Law||00:54:00|
|Module 07: Property Law||00:20:00|
|Module 08: Wills, Probate, Estate Law||00:15:00|
|Module 09: Criminal Law||00:24:00|
|Module 10: Common Paralegal Legal Matters||00:35:00|
|Module 11: Human Rights||00:12:00|
|Module 12: Conflict and Conflict Resolution||00:18:00|
|Module 13: Professional Conduct and Ethics of Paralegals||00:25:00|
|Module 14: Mandatory Knowledge Fields and Survival Tips for Paralegals||00:12:00|
|Mock Exam – Paralegal Training||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Paralegal Training||00:20:00|
|Paralegal Training - Old Version|
|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|
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