Legal Secretary Courses

Take your admin skills above and beyond with our Legal Secretary Courses. Double down on learning the basic office practices and legal processes with us.

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N4 Legal Secretary Course

You will get the training you need to be the face of a law office. You’ll learn about subjects like Mercantile Law and Communication. This course will serve as your foundation.

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N5 Legal Secretary Course

The N5 Legal Secretary course explores everything you have learned in the N4 Legal Secretary in much greater detail and adds on a new subject: ‘Legal Practice’.

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N6 Legal Secretary Course

The N6 Legal Secretary Course teaches you everything you need to know. By doing it you will be ready for an exciting world of working in a law firm.

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Love administrative duties? Or do you have a passion for law and order? Then get the best of both worlds with our Legal Secretary Courses. Level up and become closer to getting your national diploma.

Reasons to Study Legal Secretary Courses

There are plenty of reasons to study these courses. They offer a ton of career benefits like pursuing an office career. But that’s not all. Studying with us has many other advantages too. Some of these include:

Gain an Accredited Qualification

The Quality Council For Trades & Occupations (QCTO) accredits these courses. Not only is the course approved, it also meets high quality standards.

Learn Practical Skills With an Internship

As part of your course, you will need to complete a relevant internship. This will help you gain practical workplace experience and skills. You’ll be able to put your theory into practice.

Improve Your Administrative Skills

Step into the office space with improved admin skills. Our courses aim to teach you a range of valuable knowledge. This includes various types of communication and office practice.

Showcase Your Qualification

Put your qualification on the forefront as you pursue your office career. This qualification will make your CV stand out and will be a great addition to your cover letter.

Variety of Career Opportunities

The great thing about our courses? You can apply these admin skills to a range of office jobs. This means you have a few office professions to choose from when pursuing a career. 

Become an Asset to any Legal Environment

These courses will also teach you loads of legal skills and knowledge. This includes the legal system and practices. You’ll be able to help your colleagues with their cases.

Secretary sitting at a desk typing on a laptop. Our Legal Secretary Courses will help you start a successful office career.

Our Legal Secretary Courses

We offer three Legal Secretary Courses. All three courses are 12-months in duration. Each course offers you a National N certificate. Complete all three levels and you will receive your national diploma. 

N4 Legal Secretary Course

The N4 Legal Secretary Course is the first level. As this course serves as an introduction, you will gain a variety of of skills and knowledge such as:

  • Working in a team and with clients
  • Use and manage office resources
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Process and record information and data analysis
  • Understanding law, rules and regulations within a business environment

N5 Legal Secretary Course

Our N5 Legal Secretary Course is the next level in this NATED programme. Since it follows the first level, you will get an in-depth look into skills like:

  • Managing various office duties
  • Verbal, non-verbal and face-to-face communication
  • Completing admin duties using systems and programs
  • Basic legal matter and practices

N6 Legal Secretary Course

Get your national diploma after completing our N6 Legal Secretary Course. Below are some of the skills this advanced course will teach you:

  • Office management through administrative duties
  • Knowledge of our legal system
  • Compiling paperwork and storing documents using computer programs
  • The use of laws in different cases and scenarios

Entry Requirements

Say goodbye to strict entry requirements. Our courses are easy to access and provide quality education for all. To study our courses, all you need is:

  • Matric or equivalent
  • The ability to read, write and understand English

Your NATED Internship

Before getting your national diploma, you need to complete an 18-month internship. It proves you are able to apply the knowledge gained. You can’t pick any internship. It should be relevant to the course you are studying. You could intern as a secretary within a law firm or office environment.

Where to Study Legal Secretary Courses in South Africa

No need to look any further. You can study Legal Secretary Courses with us. We offer these courses via distance learning. This means you can enjoy the benefits of studying with us from the comfort of your home.

Is This the Right Course for me?

Studying to become a secretary is one thing. But if you enrol into this course, you need to have a passion for the practice of law too. If both law and admin duties are you in a nutshell, then this is a great course for you. 

Soft Skills Legal Secretaries Need

You are the first person clients see and speak to. So you need to have a range of soft skills. This will help you conduct yourself in a professional manner. It will also help you manage and perform your duties. Some of the softs skills you need include:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Organisational skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Follow a code of ethics
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible
  • Ability to multitask

Career Opportunities Available to you

Think our courses limit you to becoming a legal secretary? Well you’re in for a treat. Our courses will teach you a range of admin skills. This will help you pursue many entry level office careers such as:

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