Legal Secretary

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About the course

The online Legal Secretary Course will help learners to gain a detailed understanding of working in a law environment. This Legal Secretary course will help learners to develop their skills in the best practices to use when working within a legal environment. The course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.The course provides an insight to all those who are interested in the field of legal secretarial duties. Whether you are currently working in a role that requires you to learn about providing legal support in an office environment or you just want to add this course on your CV, you can get started instantly and start learning all the important aspects about legal secretary work.

Course Syllabus

The Legal Secretary Course is split into the following modules:

  • Legal Secretary Introduction
  • Writing Skills
  • Legal Writing
  • Proof Reading
  • Daily Operations
  • The English Legal System
  • The Court Systems and Structures
  • Law in Practice
  • Legal Skills for Success
  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Legal Secretary Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Legal Secretary Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Legal Secretary Course.

Course Duration

The online Legal Secretary Course requires 60 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Legal Secretary Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.


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