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Secretarial - Legal Secretarial Diploma - Level 3 at North Kent College

Course description

The CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Level 3 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 Level 3 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.

This course includes CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Level 2 Certificate in Legal Studies which can be the first step for those wishing to pursue a career in the legal environment.

This course includes the opportunity to take part in an industry placement in a sector relevant to your qualification and study programme. The placement will take place 1 or 2 days per week on the days when you are not in college studying. Industry placements are designed to give you the skills to start work at the end of your studies, progress into an apprenticeship, or to add to your UCAS statement.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE Grades A*-C, including English Language, or satisfactory completion of Level 2 Diploma in Administration, Level 2 CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Diploma for Legal Secretaries or equivalent. Applicants should be aged 17 or over.

Assessment

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

Financial information

Tuition Fees: 16-18 - free

19+ Advanced Learning Loan - £1900

Exam and Registration Fees (payable by all aged 19 and over): £130

Other Costs (payable by all students): £110 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

Career opportunities such as: Legal Secretary, Paralegal, Personal Assistant, Secretary, Administrator; Receptionist, Data Administrator

Further information

What qualification will I gain?

CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) Level 2 Certificate in Legal Studies

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: 08 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: C5D159P
  • Web url: www.northkent.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 76

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