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LC10 - Legal Secretary Beginners Diploma Course

Receive comprehensive training materials for future reference; the opportunity to gain the KeyNet Legal Secretarial Diploma and the opportunity to gain up to 4 Certificates through the OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA).

This course is suitable for beginners or graduates requiring skills for the modern business environment, or those with some previous experience.  Beginners learn touch typing, audio typing and word processing. The course includes legal terminology and legal documents such as those used in legal offices. Legal documentation to include Conveyance, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Matrimonial and Family, Probate and Corporate Services. Entry is available if required for up to 4 (OCR) RSA qualifications including Text Production Levels 1 and 2, Legal Text Processing Level 1 and Audio Transcription Level 2. The course follows the syllabus for all of those qualifications and this is detailed on the diploma issued. The course is available through distance learning / home study. Study time 60-80 hours. 

The following topics are covered:

Keyboarding Skills / Touch Typing for Beginners
Keyboarding / Touch Typing Speed Development
Word Processing for Beginners including business correspondence, tabulation and tables
Office Skills and English Skills including filing systems and the correct use of apostrophes
Text Production to OCR (RSA) Level 1 and Level 2
Word Processing to OCR (RSA) Level 1
Audio Transcription to OCR (RSA) Level 2

The course offers the opportunity to gain the following:

KeyNet Legal Secretary Advanced Diploma
OCR Text Production Level 1
OCR Text Production Level 2
OCR Legal Text Production Level 1
OCR Audio Transcription Level 2

For further information and the full list of the course contents - email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166.

 

LS30 - Legal Secretary Diploma Course

This short qualification course is suitable for those who already have word processing or secretarial experience. Typing and word processing experience are essential.  As a distance learning / home study course the suggested amount of study time is 30 to 40 hours which may be spread over a few months.

Receive comprehensive training materials for future reference; the opportunity to gain the KeyNet Legal Secretarial Diploma and the opportunity to gain up to 3 qualifications through the OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA).

The course includes legal terminology and legal documents such as those used in legal offices. Legal documentation to include Conveyance, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Matrimonial and Family, Probate and Corporate Services. Entry is available if required for up to 3 OCR (RSA) qualifications including Text Production Level 2, Legal Text Processing Level 1 and Audio Transcription Level 2. The course follows the syllabus for all of those qualifications and this is detailed on the diploma issued. The course is available through distance learning.

Course pre-requisites
Although not essential, this course is ideally suitable for those who already have some secretarial experience.  Good word processing skills and a typing speed of at least 30 wpm desirable.

The course offers the opportunity to gain the following:

KeyNet Legal Secretary Diploma
OCR Text Production Level 2
OCR Legal Text Processing Level 1
OCR Audio Transcription Level 2

For further information and the full list of the course contents - email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166.

 

LT3 - OCR / RSA Legal Text Processing and Legal Word Processing Course

This course is suitable for those who wish to pass the OCR / RSA examinations in Legal Text Processing Level 1 and Legal Word Processing Level 3.  You should be a proficient user of Microsoft Word, with knowledge of paragraph formatting, page setup and tables.  You should be able to type at 50-55wpm.  Once enrolled on the course we will supply you with comprehensive training materials and instructions as to how to proceed.  Upon successful completion of your final assessment papers a certificate is supplied for the coursework and you may then book your OCR / RSA examinations.
 
The aim of the course is to assess your ability to produce a variety of complex legal documents to a standard that meets the business document production requirements of employment at senior level.  Documents are produced from handwritten and typewritten drafts, and recalled text.   The qualifications achieved are vocationally related to NVQ Administration Level 3.  The documents include:

Wills, Conveyances, Deeds, Agreements, Statements / Particulars of Claim, Oaths for Executors / Administrators, Leases, Affidavits, Briefs / Instructions to Counsel, Memorandum / Articles of Association, Partnership Deeds and Family documents such as Petitions, Deeds of Separation and Statements of Arrangements for Children.

The course offers the opportunity to gain the following:

KeyNet Legal Secretary Certificate
OCR Legal Text Processing Level 1
OCR Legal Word Processing Level 3

For further information and the full list of the course contents - email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166.

 

LC35 - Legal Executive Secretary / PA Diploma Course - Level 3

Receive comprehensive training materials for future reference; the opportunity to gain the KeyNet Legal Executive Secretary / PA Diploma at Level 3 and the opportunity to gain up to 10 certificated qualifications from OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA).

This course is suitable for beginners or graduates requiring skills for the modern business environment, or those with some previous experience.  The choices available include comprehensive training to ADVANCED levels in touch typing, text production, word processing, audio transcription, spreadsheets, graphs, tables, mailmerge, and document processing. The course follows the syllabus for OCR to Level 2 and/or Level 3.  Learn at home as a distance learning / home study course. The suggested amount of study time is 120 hours which may be spread over several months or longer. Legal documentation to include:  

Conveyance
Civil and Criminal Litigation
Matrimonial and Family
Probate and Corporate Services

For those who are complete beginners the first 4 modules are:
1 Keyboarding Skills / Touch Typing for Beginners
2 Keyboarding / Touch Typing Speed Development
3 Word Processing for Beginners including business correspondence, tabulation and tables
4 Office Skills and English Skills including filing systems and the correct use of apostrophes

A further 8 modules can be selected from the list of options.  Students who already have the above skills may choose 4 other modules instead.  Please note that for the OCR (RSA) options at least 2 passes at the Level 2 are required before taking any of the Advanced Level 3 options.

Course Options:

Typing
Further Touch Typing Speed Development,  1 module

Computerised Accounts
Sage Computerised Business Accounts,  2 modules

Internet and E-mail
Internet Skills - Email and Internet,  2 modules

Microsoft Office Skills
Microsoft Word Proficiency,  2 modules
Excel Spreadsheets Proficiency,  2 modules
Access Database Proficiency,  2 modules
PowerPoint Proficiency,  2 modules
Outlook Proficiency,  2 modules

OCR / RSA Level 1
Text Production Level 1,  1 module
Word Processing Level 1,  1 module
Legal Text Processing Level 1,  1 module
Speed Keying Level 1,  1 module

OCR / RSA Level 2
Text Production, Level 2,  1 Module
Word Processing Level 2,  1 module
Audio Transcription Level 2,  1 module
Medical Audio Transcription Level 2,  1 module
Medical Word Processing Level 2,  1 module
Mailmerge Level 2,  1 module
Business Presentations Level 2,  1 module
Speed Keying Level 2,  1 module

OCR / RSA Level 3
Text Production Level 3,  1 module
Word Processing Level 3, 1 module
Document Presentation Level 3, 1 module
Audio Transcription Level 3, 1 module
Legal Word Processing Level 3, 1 module
Speed Keying Level 3,  1 module

For further information and the full list of the course contents - email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166.

 

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