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Legal Administrator City & Guilds Level 3 at Ormiston Rivers Academy

Course description

The Certificate for Legal Secretaries is a qualification for students wanting to develop a career in the legal sector as administrators or personal assistants. It is the highest regarded secretarial/legal PA qualification in the industry and has been developed together with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. You will learn how to prepare legal documents for the various divisions of law as well as develop the skills needed to be a successful secretary in a busy legal environment. The qualification is aimed at learners who work or want to work as administrators/junior secretaries and who may already possess a basic knowledge and understanding of administration, but not necessarily the skills required. It is particularly relevant for those wanting to develop those skills within the legal sector.

The qualification comprises of a number of compulsory and optional units, such as:
- Unit 220 Legal Text Processing.
- Unit 221 Legal Audio Processing.
- Unit 222 Working in the Legal Environment.
- Unit 223 Proofreading in the Legal Environment.


To achieve the qualifications, students will need to pass an externally set proofreading test as well as a series of assignments. Students can achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction in all the assignments.

Future opportunities

Legal secretary, Business administration roles, General secretarial duties, Legal services apprenticeships.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Rivers Academy directly.

Last updated date: 07 March 2017

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