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’. The is the second step toward getting a National Diploma qualification to be a legal secretary.

Skills Academy is marketing this programme in partnership with the Bellview Institute of Distance Learning (previously known as Home Study Group Pty. Ltd.). Bellview is accredited by the QCTO to offer a range of NATED (N4 to N6) programmes. These programmes lead to National Certificates and National Diplomas (Diplomas require the completion of 18 months of practical work.)
 

N5 Legal Secretary Course Information:

Course:National Certificate: N5 Legal Secretary
Accredited by:

QCTO (The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations) 

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning (previously known as Home Study Group Pty. Ltd.) QCTO Accreditation Number: SDP1228/18/00113. DHET Distance Education Exam Number: 11 9999 5016. DHET Classroom Exam Number: 01 9999 2110

Examinations:

There are three in-house open book assignments (which you can complete at home) and a final exam set by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Exam opportunities:
There are two exam opportunities.
May/June and October/November

Registration Period:
February – May/June exam
August – October/November exam

 

Note: The course fees include all books as well as exam fees. But only one exam session per subject. If you fail an exam, you will have to pay extra to rewrite that exam.
Award Type:National N Certificate
Award Issued By:DHET(Department of Higher Education and Training) and the QCTO
SAQA ID:66959
Course Duration:12 Months
Entrance Criteria:National Certificate: N4 Legal Secretary
N5 Legal Secretary

N5 Legal Secretary Certificate at Skills Academy

What Are The Entry Requirements To Study This Course?

To register for this certificate course you will need to have completed the National Certificate: N4 Legal Secretary.

 

Which Subjects Make Up This Course?

 

Legal Secretary N4

  • Office Practice N4
  • Communication N4
  • Information Processing N4
  • Mercantile Law N4
    Legal Secretary N5

    Legal Secretary N5 Certificate at Skills Academy

Legal Secretary N5 

  • Office Practice N5
  • Communication N5
  • Information Processing N5
  • Legal Practice N5

Which Certificate Will I Get?

You will receive the National Certificate N5 – Legal Secretary. Given by the DHET (Department of Higher Education and Training) on behalf of the QCTO (The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations).

You will also receive a Certificate of Completion from Skills Academy.

 

How Long Will I Study?

At Skills Academy we suggest you study for 12 months. However, you can finish sooner than that which will also mean saving money. To find out how – please click here.

 

Career Paths in this Field:

There are different career paths for you to go into depending on what you would like to specialise in.

  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Secretary
  • Paralegal

Need Help In Getting Your Practical Work Experience?

Once you have finished all three certificate courses (N4-N6), you’re will need to get 18 Months of practical work experience before you can get your National Diploma. You can sign up for the free Work Integrated Learning service offered by the DHET by clicking here. Your profile will be matched with companies who offer WIL (Work Integrated Learning) or WBL (Workplace-Based Learning).

 

When Can I Get Started?

You can start at any time of the year!

Get a head start in your career and start your qualification today.

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Last Updated: October 08, 2019

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