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Paralegal Training

Paralegal Training

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Introduction:

Explore the ways of becoming a Paralegal with the comprehensive course Paralegal Training.

A paralegal is a person who understands and knows the subsidiary legal matters but not fully qualified as a lawyer. He works in the law offices under a lawyer’s direct supervision. The course covers the duties and responsibilities of a paralegal that will help you to work in the area.

Description:

A paralegal needs to handle various types of works including drafting documents, interviewing clients, preparing retainers, and more. The course introduces you all the essential working skills and shows you the procedures of performing the acts. The course also illustrates the legal principles, intellectual property basics, and legal technology programs to reduce the litigation cost. Finally, the course explains the techniques of creating a career roadmap in the field.

Shortly, the course helps you to learn about the various aspects and skills of paralegal career within the shortest period.

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.

While I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification 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 Paralegal Training 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.

Course Curriculum

Paralegal
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
Record Keeping 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
Criminal Law
History of Criminal Law: Church of England and Codification of Criminal Law 01:00:00
General Principles of Criminal Law 00:45:00
Act 1967 00:30:00
Agency, capacity, and mental disorder 00:45:00
General Defences 00:45:00
Homicide and Murder 00:30:00
Manslaughter 00:45:00
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
Fraud 01:00:00
Arrest to Arraignment
Crime and Arrest 00:13:00
Bail 00:10:00
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
Legal Terminology 00:16:00
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
Organizational Skills 00:15:00
Confidentiality Guidelines 00:15:00
Special Tasks 00:15:00
Meeting Management & Minute Taking
Meeting Management 00:15:00
Meeting Agreements 00:15:00
Minute Styles 00:30:00
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
Telephone Etiquette
Aspects of Phone Etiquette 01:00:00
Using Proper Phone Language 01:00:00
Eliminate Phone Distractions 01:00:00
Inbound Calls 01:00:00
Outbound Calls 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
Mock Exam – Paralegal Training 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Paralegal Training 00:30:00

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