CILEX Certificate for Legal Secretaries

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Course Details

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Business and Professional
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St John's Centre
(Part Time Non Released - 30 weeks)

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This qualification is ideal for any learner wishing to specialise in
secretarial or administrative support within the legal and
business environment.
It may also appeal to individuals who already work in such a post
and would like to further develop their secretarial skills.
You will complete 3 assignments/activities based on digital
administrative functions including text and audio processing and
working in the legal environment.

Essentially you will have achieved your English level 1 qualiifcation
(either a functional skills or grades just below a pass at GCSE). It is
desirable to possess L2 given the nature of the course.
Past work experiences will also be taken into account.

In order to achieve the full certificate, you will be required to submit
three assignments to the required standard;
Unit 220 Legal Text Processing
Unit 221 Legal Audio Processing
Unit 222 Working in the Legal Environment

You will also be required to pass this exam;

Unit 223 Proofreading in the Legal

Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress onto
the level 3 Diploma in Paralegal Practice that will further develop
your skills in order to prepare for a more demanding legal support
You will be offered Functional Skills English throughout your level 2
course should you need to develop these skills in preperation for
level 3.

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Most learners will be funded to study this course; however, each
person will be fee assessed at point of enrolment to determine this.
If you need further help with affording college, there are a number
of different finance and funding options available to you. You might
eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the
government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find
out all the information you need.

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