The Association of Certified Legal Secretaries accredits us and offers their Legal Secretary Diploma – Level 3 to aspiring Legal Secretaries. The diploma provides a strong introduction to legal theory and the practical skills needed for a legal secretary job. The training aims to provide job readiness to commence a successful career as a Legal Secretary.

Online Legal Secretary Diploma


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?


  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 within each of the above five legal areas: Legal Document Production;
  • Document presentation and engrossment
  • Proof Reading
  • Forms processing and completion
  • Time recording & Invoicing
  • Audio Typing Training
  • Touch Typing Training
  • Tests and appraisals.

3. Microsoft Office Diploma for a Legal Secretary in 3 programmes. We have worked with a Microsoft Certified Academy to develop an interactive online Microsoft Office Diploma for a Legal Secretary:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Access
  • Outlook

How is the course taught?

An experienced and qualified legal trainer supports the two legal modules. This ensures that expert tutors support online learning.

The final module of the Diploma in Microsoft Office Training. This training is taught via a sophisticated live server system. This incorporates a virtual tutor. The virtual tutors instruct and provide interactive lessons. The Virtual tutor marks all of your exercises. If you already have good Microsoft Office skills, you may prefer the Legal Secretary Course.

Dates and Duration

You have six months to complete the course, but many people complete the training in a much shorter time.

Course Benefits:

  • You can gain an accredited Legal Secretarial Qualification, the Level 3 Legal Secretarial Diploma.
  • Each Microsoft Office programme will be certified.
  • Your certification will be from the Association of Certified Legal Secretaries.
  • A recognised Legal Secretary qualification will build your CV and Job Options.
  • You gain from the remote support of a legal secretarial trainer.
  • The course is highly-practial, and it prepares you for the job.
  • You will gain the skills and confidence to deal well with a Legal Secretary Job.
  • The course material is regularly updated to ensure that the requirements of the Legal Industry are met.