CILEX Legal Secretaries Level 3 Diploma

At Professional Vocational Training we specialise in working with companies of all sizes to enhance the skill levels of their existing staff to enable them to perform their duties more effectively and efficiently.  This can either be by developing existing skills or by increasing the breadth of knowledge and skills that the employees have.

The programmes we offer are tailored to meet the requirements of a busy working environment. There is no disruption caused by day release and there is no requirement for the learners to attend an external centre at any time, as we come to you.

The Legal Secretary qualifications are Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQs).  They have been developed by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) and City & Guilds to meet customers’ needs for more modern, up-to-date and flexible qualifications.  These qualifications are accredited as part of the Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF). The emphasis is on ‘learning by doing’ and for this reason candidates are required to complete a number of assignments.  These show candidates’ attainment of practical skills, which imply their understanding of the knowledge required.

These courses are for learners wanting to work, or already employed, in an administrative/secretarial support role within a legal environment. Learners will be required to complete

Level 3 Diploma

Candidates must achieve 39 credits.  33 credits through completion of mandatory units 320, 321, 322 323 plus a minimum of 6 credits from optional units 324, 325, 326, 327,  or 9 credits from Legal studies route 5 credits from 211, plus 4 credits from 212, 213, 214, 215 ,216

Unit 320-321

Legal Word Processing

15 Credits

Unit 322

Business Skills in the Legal Environment

16 Credits

Units 323

Proofreading in the legal environment

2 Credits

Optional units

Unit 324

Legal spreadsheet processing

3  Credits

Unit 325

Legal Spread sheet processing

3 credits

Unit 326

Legal Database processing

3 credits

Unit 327

Legal Terminology

3 credits

Legal studies units

Unit 211

The Legal Environment

5 Credits

Unit 212

Principles of Criminal Law

4  Credits

Unit 213

Principles of contract  liability

4 Credits

Unit 214

Principles of negligence

4 Credits

Unit 215

Law in the workplace

4 Credits

Unit 216

Personal Injury Procedures

4 Credits

Unit 217

Consumer rights

4 credits

If you require any further information please contact Clare on 0845 689 1614
Or email your enquiry to clare.godfrey@pvt.org.uk