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- Course type Classroom course
- Duration 200 Hours, Part-time
Exam is included.
Tutor is available to students.
Leading legal secretaries can command good salaries and interesting careers.
So choosing the right course from among the many legal secretary courses available is vital - which is where the highly-respected Pitman Training name comes to your aid.
Our Legal Secretarial Diploma is the sign on your CV that you have gone through the very best of legal secretary training.
For those of you who live in Scotland, there is also a Scottish version of this Diploma; so no matter where you work in the UK, you can be confident you've received the very best training.
At the end of this comprehensive legal secretary course, you will have a thorough understanding of different legal specialisms - conveyancing, wills and probate, company law, family law and civil litigation.
This is the one legal secretarial course you can trust to turn you into an efficient and effective legal secretary. And our legal secretary diploma is suitable whether you're newly-trained, or someone who has been in post for some while.
*Computer Keyboard Skills - Learn how to touch type accurately, using the correct keyboard technique
*Keyboard Speed Development - Develop your typing speed to improve productivity using graded copying exercises and timed dictations. A number of stages are available up to 70 wpm
*typaz Professional (in place of the two subjects above) - Learn with an online course to touch type with greater speed and accuracy
*Effective Business Communication - Learn to communicate effectively in business by letter, email, telephone and personal presentations
*Business Document Production - Develop skills and understanding of routine and complex business documents
*Microsoft Word - Introductory and intermediate word processing skills to a good business standard
*Microsoft Word Expert - Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, graphs, macros, creating an index and table of contents to mention just a few
*Microsoft Outlook - Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically
*Microsoft Excel - Introductory and intermediate spreadsheet skills to a good business standard
*Microsoft PowerPoint - Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound, hyperlinks, and applying transition and timing effects to a slide show
*Audio Transcription Level 1 - Learn to type from audio dictation using a variety of correspondence e.g memos, reports and letters
*Legal Secretarial - An Introduction - Gain an introduction to the work, responsibilities, practice and structure of a legal office including rules and guidelines, new terminology, legal staff, court system, documentation, procedures for incoming and outgoing post
*Legal Secretarial Modules - A course advisor will help you choose the two most suitable modules. Each module gives you the underpinning knowledge required in that specific area
Further to the above core subjects, this diploma also requires two further courses to be studied from a list of recommended options. A course advisor will be on hand to help you in choosing the best courses for you.