16-18 Courses

Level 2 CILEx Diploma for Legal Secretaries

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Epping Forest Campus, Havering Ardleigh Green
  • Qualification

    16-18 Courses
  • Subject

    Business and Enterprise
  • Schedule

    Timetable dependent (Day)
  • Duration

    36 weeks
  • Course Target


Course Fees

No fees

Entry requirements

Four or more?GCSEs at grade?3 (or equivalent), including?English Language

  • Level 1 BTEC Diploma at Merit
  • Entry criteria - students must have a keen interest in English as there are several assessments where this is very important.


This qualification covers the intermediate skills and knowledge required for working as a legal secretary. You will first learn to touch type and throughout the year you will cover the main areas of law in a solicitor's office such as criminal, civil, probate, corporate family and conveyancing You will study for a proofreading exam which must be passed to gain the qualification.

You must undertake one week of work experience in a professional organisation either in the city or in a local law firm. The course lasts one year and successful completion at a merit allows entry to the advanced version of the course in the following year.

Further Information

  • Level 3 CILEx Certificate in Legal Secretaries

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