This diploma combines the high quality, professional training you come to expect from Pitman Training with specialist course materials from the renowned CILEx (The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives).
This Diploma has been designed to help you if you wish to start a new career as a Legal Secretary, Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal.
It’s also an excellent route if you’re looking to gain a Level 2 CILEx Legal Secretary qualification.
Awarded 230 CPD points upon successful completion
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Our Legal Secretary Diploma with CILEx* Level 2 Qualification combines the high quality, professional training you come to expect from Pitman Training with specialist course materials from the renowned CILEx (The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives).
If you would like to work in a Legal office as a Legal Secretary, Legal Admin Assistant or Paralegal, this Diploma will give you a well-rounded skillset to enable you to confidently handle the specialist and varied workload you’ll have.
You’ll cover specialist Legal Secretary subjects; including Working in a Legal Environment, where you’ll learn the legislation, regulations and procedures that apply in a legal and business environment. You’ll also learn a broad range of professional office skills such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Effective Business Communication.
This diploma can be studied in any of our centres and many of the subjects are accessible via our distance learning platform, meaning you can combine your studies with existing home and work obligations.
Once you’ve successfully completed your training and received your Pitman Training Diploma, you’ll be in the perfect position to go on and gain a Level 2 CILEx Legal Secretary Qualification*.
* Please note CILEx exams are optional. All exam fees for this qualification are charged separately
On top of the broad office skills that you’ll learn with this diploma, you’ll gain knowledge of the workings of a legal office and so be able to confidently impress employers with your specialist training. You’ll also be in the perfect position to undertake the CILEx Level 2 examination* if required.
* Subject to successfully achieving the relevant units. Please note CILEx exams are optional. All exam fees for this qualification are charged separately.
In just 25 hours speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. Comprising 10 lessons, you’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy.
For those needing high proficiency at touch-typing and keyboard skills. The course lasts up to 40 hours and includes the alpha-numeric keys and high-end learning materials.
The course utilises CILEx specialist course materials and will introduce you to the various forms of documentation, terminology and processes associated with six different legal specialist including Family Law, Criminal Litigation and Conveyancing.
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 excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers.
Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible.
This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features.
Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level. Over 10 self-paced lessons you’ll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.
Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you’d like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you’ll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions.
Audio Transcription is a valuable skill to gain, with applications in many industry sectors. This course will help you learn how to operate audio transcribing equipment and become proficient in document transcription.
Taking clear and accurate minutes is a core task for any office admin, secretarial or PA job. This course will teach you all of the skills and techniques you need to take the stress out of minute taking.
This one-day tutor-led seminar is one of our most popular seminars ideal for anyone involved in organising meetings and taking notes at those meetings. You’ll learn how to prepare ahead of the meeting, how to take effective minutes and work effectively post-meeting to maximise your effectiveness and help manage your time effectively.
Unlike many other health and safety training courses this is a flexible study course so you have the freedom to study whenever suits you. The interactive e-learning system makes this an extremely simple and useful health and safety course.
Our SpeedWriting course is a new way to learn the BakerWrite™ SpeedWriting system in just six hours. It will help you accurately record the spoken word, to speeds over 40 wpm.
An understanding of how to utilise Microsoft Access to its best is a highly worthwhile skill to have at your command. This is a popular database application that is widely used across many employment sectors.
Our PowerPoint training course will help you get to grips with this comprehensive presentation software. Flexible to study, you can choose the version of Microsoft Office you wish to study on; either 2013 or 2010.
There are no pre-requisites required for this training programme.
This is a great high-level qualification to enable you to have a rewarding career as a Legal Secretary. If you find this really suits your aspirations, why not look at training as a Paralegal?