CILEX Diploma in Legal Secretarial - L2 FL2

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Legal Secretaries
Code C5D153P-2122
Qualification Type No Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


The CILEx Level 2 Diploma for Legal Secretaries course is suitable for Year 11 leavers who wish to learn administrative skills and technical skills for a future secretarial career in a legal or business environment. Our Legal Secretarial course will show you how to produce a range of professional documents and correspondence using the latest Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. You will also learn a range of administrative skills such as sending professional emails and diary management, different types of filing, scanning and photocopying, using the telephone and interpreting messages, creating itineraries for business travel, as well as legislation around health and safety at work, equality and diversity and confidentiality and security. You will also gain an understanding of the UK legal system, the different types of courts and personnel, and criminal and contract law. Our study programme also includes the opportunity for you to develop your English and Maths skills as required. You may also be expected to attend Functional Skills or GCSE classes as part of your study programme depending on your GCSE Maths result. This course includes the opportunity to take part in an industry placement in a sector relevant to your qualification and study programme. The placement will take place 1 or 2 days per week on the days when you are not in college studying. Industry placements are designed to give you the skills to start work at the end of your studies or progress into an apprenticeship. By the end of your course, you will have learnt a vast range of administrative, technical and employability skills which you can take forward in your future secretarial career.

How will it be delivered?

Externally assessed exam Internally assessed assignments under exam conditions Portfolio of evidence for each unit

Entry requirements

3 x GCSE Grades 9-4, which must include English Language and two other relevant subjects

Your next steps...

CILEx Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries course OR Trainee Legal Administrator OR Apprenticeships in Business Administration or Customer Service