Our popular Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma Course will supply you with the skills and confidence required to start a lucrative career in the UK’s legal system.  You will become an excellent asset to the administration and operation of any high-performing law firm. The training will cover not only essential knowledge regarding UK legalities but also crucial office-based skills.

You will be expertly trained in commonly used legal terminology, alongside tuition on vital practises that you can expect to encounter every day, such as wills, contracting, insurance, and property. Additionally, you will also be coached in the performing exemplary data management, customer service, and mastery of Microsoft office tools. By completing the course, you can be sure that you will have grasped the fundamental requirements to be a sought-after Legal Secretary.     

By signing up for the Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma Course, you will attain the capabilities expected for a law firm , both in terms of knowledge and administration competencies. The tutorial contains an extensive range of useful study tools, along with interactive exercises. All modules can be taken at your own pace, and you will rapidly move through all the lessons. Enrol now for an exciting future in the legal progression.  

Why choose this Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma Course?

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

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Once the course has been completed and the assessment has been passed, all students are entitled to receive an endorsed certificate. This will provide proof that you have completed your training objectives, and each endorsed certificate can be ordered and delivered to your address for only £99. Please note that overseas students may be charged an additional £10 for postage.

CPD Certification from Janets

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.

Endorsement

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To successfully complete the course, students will have to take an automated multiple-choice exam. This exam will be online and you will need to score 60% or above to pass the course. After successfully passing the exam, you will be able to apply for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificate of achievement.
To verify your enhanced skills in the subject, we recommend that you also complete the assignment questions. These can be completed at any time which is convenient for yourself and will be assessed by our in-house specialised tutors. Full feedback will then be given on your current performance, along with any further advice or support.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for those who work in the UK’s legal system, typically in a supportive or secretarial role.     

Career path

The training delivered by the Legal Secretary and Office Skills Diploma Course will be beneficial to those working in a law firm office or individuals supporting a barrister or solicitor. As such, it will directly assist roles or positions such as:

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Legal Secretary
Introduction to Legal Secretary 00:25:00
Module 02: English Law & Legal Systems
English Law and Legal Systems 00:22:00
Module 03: The Legal Workplace & Professionals
The Legal Workplace and Professionals 00:20:00
Module 04: Law of Contract & Law of Tort
Law of Contract & Law of Tort 00:31:00
Module 05: Wills, Probate and Estate Law Practice
Wills, Probate, Estate Law 00:23:00
Module 06: Property Law & Conveyancing Practice
Property Law & Conveyancing Practice 00:22:00
Module 07: Family Law and Insurance Practice
Family Law and Insurance Practice 00:26:00
Module 08: Professional Writings and Documents
Professional Writing and Documents 00:30:00
Module 09: Document Proofreading and Editing
Document Proofreading and Editing 00:24:00
Module 10: Meeting Management & Minute Taking
Meeting Management & Minute Taking 01:09:00
Module 11: Customer Service and Telephone Handling Skills
Customer Service and Telephone Handling Skills 00:23:00
Module 12: Data Management and Record-Keeping
Data Management and Record-Keeping 00:16:00
Module 13: Other Essential Skills for Secretarial Role
Other Essential Skills for Secretarial Role 00:22:00
Module 14: Professional Conduct and Ethics
Professional Conduct and Ethics 00:25:00
Microsoft Word Essentials
New Document and Templates 00:02:00
Tabs, Ribbons and Groups 00:03:00
Zoom and Rulers in Word 00:02:00
Editing the Word Document 00:03:00
Insert Pictures with Word 00:05:00
Insert Shape and Text Box in Word 00:02:00
Review Tab in Word 00:03:00
Layout in Word 00:02:00
File Options in Word 00:02:00
Closing and Reopening in Word 00:01:00
Microsoft Powerpoint Essentials
New PowerPoint Presentation and Templates 00:02:00
Tabs Ribbons and Groups PowerPoint 00:03:00
First Slide and Designing the Slide 00:02:00
Home Tab and Updates in PowerPoint 00:02:00
Buttons in PowerPoint 00:01:00
Inserting Pictures in PowerPoint 00:04:00
Presentation Mode 00:01:00
Animations Tab 00:05:00
File Options in Word 00:02:00
Closing and Reopening in Word 00:01:00
Microsoft Outlook Essentials
Setting Up Outlook with Accounts 00:03:00
Tabs, Ribbons and Groups in Outlook 00:03:00
Navigation Bar in Outlook 00:01:00
Organizing Outlook with Favorites and Folders 00:03:00
Additional Options inside Outlook Tabs 00:01:00
Reading, Writing and Receiving Emails 00:08:00
Attaching Items in Outlook Mails 00:03:00
The View Tab in Outlook 00:02:00
Create a Rule to move emails to a folder 00:04:00
Insert a screen shot from Excel 00:02:00
Microsoft Excel - Top 50 Keyboard Shortcuts
Formatting Excel Keyboard Shortcuts 00:02:00
Table Excel Keyboard Shortcuts 00:02:00
Editing Excel Keyboard Shortcuts 00:05:00
Formula Excel Keyboard Shortcuts 00:03:00
Workbook Excel Keyboard Shortcuts 00:02:00
Handy Excel Shortcuts Keyboard Shortcuts 00:05:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Legal Secretary and Office Skills 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Legal Secretary and Office Skills 00:20:00
Assignment
Assignment – Legal Secretary and Office Skills Unlimited
Recommended Readings
Recommended Readings: Legal Secretary and Office Skills 00:00:00

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