- Full Time
- Two Years
A legal secretary must be proficient in SA law practices and use this to assist Legal Managers in an organisation. Strong administrative, computer and communication skills are necessary to perform daily operational skills. This exciting and dynamic profession will require you to work in complex situations, often with tight deadlines, as you prepare information for clients or relevant brands. If you have the personality for a career as a legal Secretary, this course will provide you with the knowledge on legal and office practices, information processing, communication, marketing and personnel management.
Any of the following certificates will be accepted at registration:
- National Senior Certificate/Grade 12
- NCV Level 4 Certificate
- ABET Level 4 Certificate
Certification & Examination Authority
Learners will receive the following at each level:
- National Certificate N4, N5, N6
- National N Diploma in Legal Secretary on completion of N4-N6 and 18-months of in-service training.
The National N Diploma includes two (2) years of theory and 18-months of in-service training.
All examinations are set and administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The National N Diploma is issued by the DHET.
All textbooks at BTC are free. Simply enquire on registration for more details.
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As a Legal Secretary, you can be employed in the following areas:
- Law Firm
- Paralegal Services
On successful completion, you will receive a National N Diploma in Legal Secretary and may further your studies at a University of Technology.