Course Description

Set yourself up for legal career success with advanced legal business administration skills and the professional qualification you need to stand out from the pack.

What you'll learn

  • This course will introduce you to Australia’s legal system, and will give you a good understanding of how the role of a Legal Secretary or Receptionist plays in the everyday functioning of a legal team.

  • You will gain a broad foundation of knowledge across legal administrative functions, including: keyboard typing speed and accuracy, scheduling, simple documentation, confidentiality, court documentation, prioritising and planning legal activities, and legal terminology.

  • You will learn to be highly adaptable to changes in business systems, office procedures and technology.

Why study this course?

  • This online legal administration course is designed to give you a very specific skillset that you can use to gain work as a Junior Legal Secretary, Legal Receptionist or Legal Administrator.

  • You will graduate with a formal nationally recognised qualification that can open the doors to job opportunities.

  • Fit study around your life with Open Colleges’ flexible online learning. Here, you can access your learning through your online campus OpenSpace, anytime, anywhere and make your way through the legal secretarial course at a pace that suits you.

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • Legal Administrator
  • Junior Legal Secretary
  • Legal Receptionist