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Alpha Academy

Level 3 Diploma in Legal Secretary - Best Selling CPD accredited Diploma

Alpha Academy
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£249 £25
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Typology Course
Methodology Online
Class hours 24h
Duration Flexible
Start Different dates available
  • Course
  • Online
  • 24h
  • Duration:
    Flexible
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

The job of a Legal Secretary is very different as it is entirely a different and special genre. Throughout the Level 3 Diploma in Legal Secretary course, you will be introduced to the techniques of becoming a good and efficient Legal Secretary.

The course teaches you the fundamentals of legal system including general duties of a legal secretary, managing meetings, keeping records with a different filing system, developing research skills, managing transcription for judges, etc. You will also learn the tips for writing and proofreading. Finally, the course shows you how legal system works the courts of the UK including Scotland and Northern Ireland.

In short, the course covers the necessary concepts a legal secretary needs to know for his profession.

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What you'll learn on the course

Legal Secretary
Customer Service
Proofreading
Etiquette
Writing
Accredited
Secretary
Legal profession
Legal services
Transcription
Legal System

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Course programme

COURSE CURRICULUM

Legal Secretary

  • Introduction to Legal Secretary
  • Role of Legal Secretaries
  • General Duties and Day-to-Day Operations of a Legal Secretary
  • Record Keeping
  • Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading
  • Research Skills You Need to Know
  • Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges
  • Legal System of UK
  • UK Court System

Meeting Management & Minute Taking

  • Meeting Management
  • The Role of a Minute-Taker
  • The Skills of a Minute-Taker
  • Meeting Agreements
  • Minute Styles
  • What Do I Record?
  • Techniques for Preparing Minutes
  • Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • The Minute Book
  • What to include/what to ignore
  • Motions and Resolutions
  • Method of recording minutes
  • Reasons for Meeting
  • What is a decision?
  • Minute Taking tips

Other Secretarial Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working with Your Manager
  • Administrative Soft Skills
  • Effective Time Management
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Being an Effective Gatekeeper
  • Organizational Skills
  • Confidentiality Guidelines
  • Special Tasks

Customer Service Role

  • Introduction To Customer Service
  • The Power of Positive Thinking in Customer Service
  • Types of Difficult Customers and How to Help them
  • How to Deal with Difficult Customers

Telephone Etiquette

  • Aspects of Phone Etiquette
  • Using Proper Phone Language
  • Eliminate Phone Distractions
  • Inbound Calls
  • Outbound Calls
  • Handling Rude or Angry Callers
  • Handling Interoffice Calls
  • Methods of Training Employees
  • Correcting Poor Telephone Etiquette

Organizing Work Using MS Word

  • Opening
  • Working with the Interface
  • Your First Document
  • Basic Editing Tasks
  • Basic Formatting Tasks
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Advanced Formatting Tasks
  • Working with Styles
  • Formatting the Page
  • Sharing Your Document

Proof Reading

  • Introduction to Proofreading
  • What does a Proofreader do?
  • Proofreading
  • Proofreading Symbols
  • Proofreading on Paper & Screen
  • Strategies to Check for Specific Errors
  • Editing & Proofreading Strategies
  • Proofreading an Essay

Assessment and Certification

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. After you have successfully passed the final exam, you will be able to order an Accredited Certificate of Achievement at an additional cost of £19 for a PDF copy and £29 for an original print copy sent to you by post or for both £39.