We are an accredited provider of the Association of Certified Legal Secretaries. We offer their main Legal Secretary Course – Level 3. This accredited qualification will improve your CV and build the skills needed to be a Legal Secretary. This course provides the legal theory and practical exposure required to start a Legal Secretarial Career.

This is an online distance learning course that is supported by experienced tutors. The course can be started at any time. It is delivered flexibly, and you have six months to complete it.

The course includes lessons on legal theory and work-simulated practical exercises to develop confidence and a full range of Legal Secretarial skills.

Legal Secretary Course Online

Learn about the law and the legal system:

  • Introduction to Law
  • Legal Industry structure: Magic Circle and the City; High Street; In-house
  • The Law Office: Partners; Fee Earners; Paralegals; Legal Secretaries. How does it all work?


This training is specialised. The exercises require expert guidance from lawyers. This course content ensures that our Legal Secretaries gain skills and confidence.

  1. Practical Legal Secretarial skills – Practical Sessions to cover individual Departmental Functions and Procedures:
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Law & Wills
  1. Legal Secretarial Skills Practice will include the following:
  • Legal Document production, presentation and engrossment
  • Proof Reading
  • Forms processing and completion
  • Time recording & Invoicing
  • Audio Typing Training
  • Touch Typing Training
  • Tests and appraisals.

Microsoft Office skills, especially in Word and Outlook, are essential for Legal Secretaries. They will commonly be tested in interviews and assessments. Please consider the Legal Secretary Diploma if you need to improve in these areas. This includes the Microsoft Office skills training that you need. Can you please CLICK HERE to see the information?

Dates and Duration

The course runs for a maximum of six months. However, most students complete the training before six months.

Association of Certified Legal Secretaries Legal Secretarial Course Benefits:

    • A recognised Legal Secretary Qualification: the ACLS Level 3 Certificate for Legal Secretaries.
    • Your certification will be from the Association of Certified Legal Secretaries Institute.
    • Your Legal Secretary qualification is highly respected within the Legal Industry.
    • Therefore, the Certificate will improve your CV and job options.
    • Trained Lawyers teach the course, and you gain from their expertise.
    • The course is convenient, and it prepares you for the job.
    • Therefore, you will gain the skills and confidence to deal well with a Legal Secretary Job.
    • The course material is regularly kept up to date.
    • Many law firms chose this course because of our excellent reputation.