Legal Secretary Diploma - CPD & IAO Accredited

John Academy

Program Description

Legal Secretary Diploma - CPD & IAO Accredited

John Academy

Who is the course for?

  • People interested in working for law firms or courts
  • Professionals interested in pursuing a job in the legal industry

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Assessment:

  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.

Certification:

  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

Legal Secretary Diploma course is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for any related profession or industry such as:

  • Legal Secretary
  • Law firm assistant
  • Personal Assistant to Lawyers
  • Assistant to Judges
  • Stenographer

COURSE CURRICULUM

Legal Secretary

  • Introduction to Legal Secretary
  • Role of Legal Secretaries
  • General Duties and Day-to-Day Operations of a Legal Secretary
  • Record Keeping
  • Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading
  • Research Skills You Need to Know
  • Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges
  • Legal System of UK
  • UK Court System

Meeting Management & Minute Taking

  • Meeting Management
  • The Role of a Minute-Taker
  • The Skills of a Minute-Taker
  • Meeting Agreements
  • Minute Styles
  • What Do I Record?
  • Techniques for Preparing Minutes
  • Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • The Minute Book
  • What to include/what to ignore
  • Motions and Resolutions
  • Method of recording minutes
  • Reasons for Meeting
  • What is a decision?
  • Minute Taking tips

Other Secretarial Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working with Your Manager
  • Administrative Soft Skills
  • Effective Time Management
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Being an Effective Gatekeeper
  • Organizational Skills
  • Confidentiality Guidelines
  • Special Tasks

Customer Service Role

  • Introduction To Customer Service
  • The Power of Positive Thinking in Customer Service
  • Types of Difficult Customers and How to Help Them
  • How to Deal with Difficult Customers

Telephone Etiquette

  • Aspects of Phone Etiquette
  • Using Proper Phone Language
  • Eliminate Phone Distractions
  • Inbound Calls
  • Outbound Calls
  • Handling Rude or Angry Callers
  • Handling Interoffice Calls
  • Methods of Training Employees
  • Correcting Poor Telephone Etiquette

Organizing Work Using MS Word

  • Opening
  • Working with the Interface
  • Your First Document
  • Basic Editing Tasks
  • Basic Formatting Tasks
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Advanced Formatting Tasks
  • Working with Styles
  • Formatting the Page
  • Sharing Your Document

Proof Reading

  • Introduction to Proofreading
  • What does a Proofreader do?
  • Proofreading
  • Proofreading Symbols
  • Proofreading on Paper & Screen
  • Strategies to Check for Specific Errors
  • Editing & Proofreading Strategies
  • Proofreading an Essay
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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Last updated June 8, 2018
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