This course utilises CILEx specialist course materials and looks at six different legal specialisms to gain an understanding of the documentation that needs to be transcribed in each area.
This is an essential course if you’re looking to work as a Legal Secretary, Legal Admin Assistant or Paralegal. Having specialist Legal Secretarial qualifications will help boost your career and prove to employers that you’re serious about your career progression.
Awarded 14 CPD points upon successful completion
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We have collaborated with CILEx (The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) to enable students to gain a CILEx/City & Guilds Level 2 qualification in Legal Audio Processing. To work in a legal environment as a Legal Secretary or Paralegal, having specialist skills is essential.
In this course you’ll look at six different legal specialisms, including Family Law, Conveyancing and Criminal Litigation and gain an understanding of the documentation that requires to be transcribed in each area. Throughout you’ll be learning the abbreviations and terminology used within the legal environment so you’ll be able to confidently walk into a legal office and be able to start your professional legal administration career with ease.
You can take full advantage of our training centre facilities who will have the audio typing equipment you’ll need to work through this course and all the while, have the benefit of support around if you need it.
When you’ve successfully completed your training, you’ll gain a renowned Pitman Training Certificate and be in the perfect position to progress and take the CILEx/City & Guilds Level 2 Audio Processing Exam.
Introductory Module: Includes documentation to be transcribed including a variety of different legal terminology.
Module One: Criminal Litigation
Module Two: Family Law
Module Three: Wills and Probate
Module Four: Civil Litigation
Module Five: Conveyancing
Module Six: Corporate Law
Reference Section: includes information on terminology, court structure, abbreviations and more.
Legal Audio Processing to teach you an awareness of the work of a legal secretary in different legal departments. It’s also designed to help you gain a prestigious Pitman Training Certificate and also go on and gain a CILEx/City & Guilds Level 2 qualification if desired.
Before starting this course, it would be preferable if you had previous experience of the Microsoft Word programme.
After completion of this course, and with other additional study and experience, you could work towards becoming a certified Legal Secretary. From there you might decide to progress even further and look towards qualifying as a Paralegal.