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This flexible course has been developed to help participants achieve certification at their own pace. This comprehensive course thoroughly equips participants with the underpinning knowledge and competences necessary in a legal and business environment.
On completion of the course, participants will be awarded with the well recognised and regarded CILEx Level 3 Certificate. Delegates will be provided with workbooks which they can retain after the course as a reference tool in their work.
This course is ideal for those seeking to gain a Level 3 Secretarial/Administrative legal qualification.
In order to enrol on this qualification, delegates should have already completed the CILEx Level 2 Certificate / Diploma or hold extensive experience of secretarial work and accurate typing at 60 wpm as well as a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word.
Upon successful completion of the course, delegates will be awarded the CILEx Level III: Certificate for Legal Secretaries.
This course is structured as follows:
Legal Text Processing and Legal Audio Processing (15 credits)
The aim of this unit is to develop additional skills necessary to accurately produce professional documentation appropriate for the legal and business environment. You will employ advanced word processing techniques and audio transcription skills to edit and manipulate a variety of legal and business documents. You will create complex business and legal documents to a given house style from manuscript and printed text, amend and format the layout of documents, insert dates and references, import graphics and/or data, create and format complex tables, follow written instructions and interpret amendment and correction signs, identify and correct spelling errors, identify and correct legal terminology, identify and expand general and legal abbreviations, route original and copies as instructed and check calculations in documents
Business Skills In The Legal Environment (16 credits)
The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge and skills to evaluate business management styles and identify and monitor the application of relevant legislation in the legal environment. You will also gain an understanding of the importance of continuous improvement, effective team working and learn how to organise and co-ordinate events. You will learn how to carry out basic risk assessments to identify hazards to self and others, describe employment legislation affecting an office environment, explain personal rights and responsibilities of the individual in maintaining a safe, healthy and secure working environment and explain the structure of the court system
Proofreading in the Legal Environment (2 credits)
This unit is assessed by an externally set and externally marked examination. Mock assignment papers are available to help students prepare for this exam
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