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Level 3 Certificate/Diploma for Legal Secretaries

woThe qualification is aimed at learners who work or want to work as a senior administrator/secretary and who may already possess a basic knowledge and understanding of administration but not necessarily the skills required.  It is particularly relevant for those wanting to develop those skills within the legal sector.

The qualification has a more flexible approach and allows learners to choose which route to study.  There are two outcomes to this Level 3 qualification:

Level 3 Certificate for Legal Secretaries

  • QCF accreditation number: 601/0438/7
  • Guided learning hours: 299
  • Total QCF credit value: 33

Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries

  • QCF accreditation number: 601/0569/0
  • Guided learning hours: 350-359
  • Total QCF credit value: 39-42

Each qualification comprises of units and the learner will need to complete:

  • Units 320/321, 322 and 323 for the Certificate
  • Units 320/321, 322, 323 and either two units from 324-327 or 201 plus one unit from 202-210 for the Diploma.

The learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit can be found on the links below:

To achieve any of the above qualifications, the learner will need to pass an externally set proofreading test as well as a series of assignments.