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Secretarial - Legal Secretarial Diploma - Level 2 at North Kent College

Course description

The CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Level 2 Diploma for Legal Secretaries is suitable for those who wish to specialise in secretarial or administrative support in the legal and business environment.

Course content


The CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Level 2 Diploma for Legal Secretaries covers all aspects of the skills and knowledge required to carry out administrative and secretarial tasks within a legal environment. Skills and knowledge acquired on the course include legal word processing covering different types of legal documentation; focussing on the use of IT in the legal and business environment; communication and business skills necessary in the legal environment.

In addition, students also undertake the OCR Level 2 Award in Text Processing (Business Professional) enabling them to acquire a general secretarial qualification covering skills such as Text Production, Word Processing, Audio Typing, and Business Presentations.

The College has a Business Centre where, during their course, students take turns to work in a business environment, undertaking real administration tasks for staff across the College.

Students also undertake either GCSE or Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Entry requirements

3 GCSE Grades A*-C, including English Language or satisfactory completion of Level 1 Diploma in Administration or equivalent.



CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Exams / Assignments
OCR Exams

Financial information

Tuition Fees: 16-18 - free

19+ - £1650

Exam and Registration Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £230

Other Costs (payable by all students): £50 Books

This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

Future opportunities


CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries. Career opportunities such as: Junior Legal Secretary, Secretary, Administrator, Receptionist, Data Administrator

Further information

Please contact the College

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: C5D153P
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  • Number of planned places: 25