Unit 325

Unit 325 Legal Database Processing

Level: 3

Accreditation unit reference: J/504/9963

Credit value: 3

Guided learning hours: 30

Unit aim: The aim of this unit is to enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills to use advanced features of database software to manipulate data within the context of the legal environment. They will learn how to manage and integrate information effectively to produce meaningful data and reports.

There is one learning outcomes to this unit:

Outcome 1: be able to use database software to manipulate and present data for the legal environment

The learner can:

  • open existing legal databases to display records and fields for editing
  • create new databases for the legal environment using appropriate field names and data types
  • create, amend and reformat data entry forms
  • amend database structures
  • edit data in fields and records according to instruction
  • add and delete fields and records
  • perform primary and secondary sorts
  • use a range of enhancements to make the presentation of data clearer
  • use complex queries to create documents
  • name, save and print database structures, inserting a header/footer and page numbers, as instructed.