Legal Secretary Course

ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma course is recognised by law firms and legal recruiters, and will provide you with the legal knowledge and practical skills you need to become a competent Legal Secretary. Once gaining our qualification, you will receive a valuable Legal Secretaries Diploma certificate. 

There are three study method options which you can choose from. You can study online from the comfort of your own home by distance learning. If you would like to be taught by a tutor, you can attend our evening classes at Regent's University in Regents Park, London. For those who would like an interactive experience whilst studying online from home, you can be taught by a tutor through our webinar classes.

Whether you are a beginner and want to become a Legal Secretary, or you are an experienced Legal Secretary who wants to gain a formal qualification, our Legal Secretary course is suitable for you. We have a wide range of Students of all ages, many nationalities and varying levels of experience.  

Why study a Legal Secretary course with ILSPA?

  • Become a qualified Legal Secretary 
  • Gain a recognised qualification
  • Acquire knowledge of various areas of law
  • Learn legal document production and how to complete legal forms
  • Receive CV help and guidance to secure employment
  • Gain eligibility for a TOTUM PRO Student discount card
  • Have access to a wealth of online resources to help you with your career
  • Receive one year's free Membership of the Institute 

Legal Secretary course content

ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma course is equivalent to a Level 3 qualification. You will learn about the day-to-day tasks of a Legal Secretary, various areas of law, the legal profession and how the court system operates. The course also covers legal terminology, legal document production, how to complete legal forms and how to type professional correspondence.

  • Introduction:  General Procedures & Legal Terminology
  • ​Unit 1:  English Legal System
  • Unit 2:  Law of Contract & Law of Tort
  • Unit 3:  Civil Litigation Practice
  • Unit 4:  Land Law & Conveyancing Practice
  • Unit 5:  Wills, Probate & Administration Practice
  • Unit 6:  Family Law & Practice
  • Tour of the Royal Courts of Justice (optional)

You can find more information in our syllabus below. 

There are no entry requirements for the course, however we recommend that you have a good typing speed, computer literacy, an understanding of Microsoft Word, and a good standard of spoken and written English. If you don't have these skills, we advise that you acquire them whilst you are studying.

One of ILSPA's aims is to provide affordable training to Students. Our Legal Secretary course is one of the most comprehensive and best value courses available. 

There is great opportunity for career advancement as a Legal Secretary. The more experience you gain, the higher the salary you can achieve. Become a successful Legal Secretary through ILSPA. We are dedicated to your career every step of the way!

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Start Date: Any time of year
Times: Flexible
Duration: Flexible - up to one year depending on how much time you dedicate to your studies. It is often completed within 3 - 6 months
Course Fee: £500
Payment Plan: 10% deposit of £50 and 6 monthly interest free instalments of £75
Offer: AUTUMN DISCOUNT: SAVE £100 DURING NOVEMBER! (The price is usually £600)
Start Date: Thursday 6 February 2020
Times: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Duration: Every Thursday evening for 14 weeks
Course Fee: £800
Payment Plan: 10% deposit of £80 and 6 monthly interest free instalments of £120
Start Date: Tuesday 7 January - Only 10 places available!
Times: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Duration: Every Tuesday evening for 14 weeks plus one lunchtime catch up session each week
Course Fee: £700
Payment Plan: 10% deposit of £70 and 6 monthly interest free instalments of £105
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Start Date: Any time of year
Times: Flexible
Duration: Flexible - up to one year depending on how much time you dedicate to your studies. It is often completed within 3 - 6 months
Course Fee: £500
Payment Plan: 10% deposit of £50 and 6 monthly interest free instalments of £75
Offer: AUTUMN DISCOUNT: SAVE £100 DURING NOVEMBER! (The price is usually £600)
Start Date: Thursday 6 February 2020
Times: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Duration: Every Thursday evening for 14 weeks
Course Fee: £800
Payment Plan: 10% deposit of £80 and 6 monthly interest free instalments of £120
Start Date: Tuesday 7 January - Only 10 places available!
Times: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Duration: Every Tuesday evening for 14 weeks plus one lunchtime catch up session each week
Course Fee: £700
Payment Plan: 10% deposit of £70 and 6 monthly interest free instalments of £105

Legal Secretaries Diploma Course Syllabus

Download ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma syllabus to find out everything you need to know about the course.

Legal Secretaries Diploma Syllabus

Study Method Options

Distance Learning - Online

ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma course can be studied online through our distance learning course. You can start at any time of year and have the flexibility of studying at your own pace. The more time you dedicate to the course, the sooner you can complete it. On average, Students complete the course within six months. Some Students have been known to complete it within six weeks. If you would prefer to take your time due to other commitments, you have up to one year to submit your coursework.

The Student and Member area of our website includes everything you need for the course. Once enrolled, you will be able to access the course material, achievement tests, practical assessments and Student resources. ILSPA's course is complete in itself, and you do not need to purchase any textbooks. Our Student and Member area also contains fantastic resources to help you with your studies.

There are no examinations for the Legal Secretaries Diploma course. You are assessed through online achievement tests and practical assessments. Full instructions and examples are provided in the course material to enable you to complete the coursework. 

Evening Classes - Regent's University, London

ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma course is held at Regent's University in the beautiful setting of Regent's Park in London. The classes take place one evening a week for 14 weeks.

Our tutors are experts in the legal field and will make your learning experience enjoyable. Students regularly provide feedback on how much they have enjoyed the classes and have found our tutors to be friendly and helpful.

Alongside attending classes, you will need to set aside time to study and complete coursework at home each week. All your course material and Student resources are available online through our Student and Member area. There are no examinations for the course. You are assessed through coursework which consists of multiple-choice achievement tests and practical assessments. 

Webinar Classes - Online

ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma course can be studied online at home with the advantage of being able to login to our online webinar classes each week. This will give you an interactive experience where you will be taught by a tutor and have contact with other Students.

The online webinar classes will take place one evening a week from 6.30pm - 8.30pm, for 14 weeks. There will also be one lunchtime catch up session each week which will be arranged between the tutor and the Students you will be studying with. You will be able to login to the classes online from home via a link. We recommend that you do this with a mobile phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.

All the course material and valuable Student resources are available through the Student and Member area of our website. There are no examinations for the course. You are assessed through coursework which consists of multiple-choice achievement tests and practical assessments. Although the class will take place over 14 weeks, you can take up to a year to submit your coursework if you wish. How soon you complete the course depends on how much time you put into your studies.

Our online webinar class is the perfect choice for someone who is thinking about studying our distance learning course but doesn’t want to miss out on having a tutor. It is also really beneficial for those who are unable to attend the evening class as they live outside of London or overseas.

This is an exclusive class with only 10 places available.

For further information, take a look at our Legal Secretaries Diploma syllabus.

Help and Support

We want you to feel supported during your studies and to always know there is help at hand. Whether you study online by distance learning or through evening classes, you will have direct access to your Course Assessor or Tutor.

You can also call us and receive help from our team. Whether you need something clarified or assistance with your coursework, we are happy to help you.

Terms and Conditions

You can view our Student Terms and Conditions here: