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City & Guilds/CILEx Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries - £895

This is a broader qualification than the Level 3 Certificate for Legal Secretaries. It is achieved by studying the units that make up the Certificate plus additional units. There are two routes available:

  • the Legal Information Processing Route extends your secretarial knowledge to include spreadsheets and databases
  • the Legal Studies route provides an introduction to the legal context of your work.

City & Guilds/CILEx Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries - Legal Information Processing Route

You will study the following units:

Unit 320 Legal text processing
Unit 321 Legal audio processing
Unit 322 Business skills in the legal environment
Unit 323 Proofreading in the legal environment

Plus two units from the following, which you can select according to your requirements or interest:
Unit 324 Legal spreadsheet processing
Unit 325 Legal database processing
Unit 326 Legal presentation techniques
Unit 327 Legal terminology

Please refer to the course details and assessment information on the Level 3 Certificate for Legal Secretaries and the Level 3 Award in Legal Information Processing pages of this site.

Unit 327 is only included in this qualification. In this unit you will learn to recognise legal terminology and abbreviations within the context of the legal environment. You will learn to identify the meaning of legal terminology; to identify legal terms used within specialist legal departments; to expand legal abbreviations within a legal context; to match Latin terms used in legal terminology to their descriptions and to identify correct spellings of legal terminology.

The content of the other units is described within the other pages in this section.

City & Guilds/CILEx Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries - Legal Studies Route

You will study the following units:

Unit 320 Legal text processing
Unit 321 Legal audio processing
Unit 322 Business skills in the legal environment
Unit 323 Proofreading in the legal environment
Unit 211 The Legal Environment

plus one unit from the following, which you can select based on the area of legal practice that you work in, or would like to gain employment in:

Unit 212 Principles of criminal liability
Unit 213 Principles of contract liability
Unit 214 Principles of negligence
Unit 215 Law in the workplace
Unit 216 Civil litigation
Unit 218 Family law
Unit 219 Wills and sucession
Unit 227 Conveyancing

Please refer to the course details and assessment information on the Level 3 Certificate  for Legal Secretaries  and Level 2 Award in Legal Studies pages of this site.

Receiving your Diploma

CILEx Law School will inform City &Guilds/CILEx of your assignment results. Once you have completed all the necessary units CILEx Law School will apply to City & Guilds for your Diploma.

How do I apply?

Print off and complete the application form below, and submit by post or fax. Enrolment applications can also be taken by telephone on 01234 844300, or via our on-line shop

Download: City & Guilds/CILEx application form

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