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’.

Course Summary

Award type:
National N Certificate
Accredited by:
12 Months
Entrance Requirement:
Matric or Equivalent


Learn how to work in a team and make use of all company resources. This course is designed to help you deal with clients and equip you with clerical skills. With the skills you gain here you can smoothly adapt to any office.

As a secretary, you will need to know how to use Information Processing systems and computers that will allow you to record data, which will help you keep track of all your administrative duties. It will also help you stay organised, as you will be able to store your work more effectively, contributing to your organisational skills.

As a Legal Secretary you will need excellent communication skills. Learn more about basic communication principles and social interactions. After completing this course you will have sound knowledge of meeting procedures, how to build relationships, language usage and more.

This subject teaches you all about the law that is applied to the practices in a business. They need to be able to adhere to the law to ensure that no rules, regulations or business laws are broken. Having knowledge in this will allow make you a valuable employee in the workplace.

Learn how to do various duties in an office. From managing diaries, to making bookings for clients and employees, this subject will teach you the much needed skills in order to excel in any office.

Learn proper communication skills. Whether its verbal, non verbal or even face-to-face, knowing how to communicate effectively will help you become a skilled Legal Secretary.

As a legal secretary, many of your daily tasks will include administrative duties. Learning how to use a computer with its various systems and programs is essential in completing duties in an office.

As a legal secretary, you will need to have knowledge on legal matter and practices. This will allow you to create legal documents accurately, and also help clients with their queries when they contact your office.