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Online legal secretary courses with OTC - Australia

Legal Secretary Courses

A Legal Secretary remains one of the most sought-after roles for many. It is a highly prestigious career but unless you have the necessary legal knowledge and skills, it can be extremely difficult to enter this sector.

To be eligible to study our Legal Secretary Courses, students must have secretarial typing skills, IT, word processing skills and be fluent in English Language.

If you are working as a Secretary or Personal Assistant, upgrade your skills and qualify for a Legal Secretary Diploma or a Specialist Certificate with us. Study Conveyancing, Litigation, Document Production and Legal Audio Transcription. We deliver practical training online for the world of work within the legal sector.

Courses are delivered by an online Tutor and you can watch the videos as often as you wish.

All courses follow the guidelines set by the Australian Qualifications Framework, which sets competency standards in Australia.

Our Legal Secretary Courses cover:
Sydney, New South Wales
Adelaide, South Australia
Brisbane, Queensland
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Melbourne, Victoria
Darwin, Northern Territory
Perth, Western Australia


Study with us from wherever you are located in Australia and abroad.  Lessons are delivered by an online Tutor with students' support.

Tests are conducted online via our Live Classroom.

A webcam is compulsory for monitoring purposes during tests.

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Course fees are payable in full or by monthly instalments.

Students can specialise by studying Module 1 Conveyancing, or Module 2 Litigation and get the Legal Secretary Certificate in the chosen area.

Alternatively, they can study Module 3 and qualify in all areas with the full Legal Secretary Diploma.


Legal Secretary Course Syllabus


Conveyancing Legal Secretary Courses with OTC-Australia

Module 1

Conveyancing Certificate Level

Conveyancing

1. Purchasers transaction for an Australian property
2. Sellers transaction for an Australian property
3. Taking Instructions from Clients
4. Mortgages
5. Surveys
6. Preparing Searches
7. Registration of Certificate of Title

Legal Document Production:
Typing Conveyancing documents

Legal Audio Transcription

Cost: AUD $400.00 (included 10% discount)

Instalments: AUD $147.00 x 3 monthly

Litigation Legal Secretary Certificate Courses online @ OTC-Australia

Module 2

Litigation Certificate Level

Criminal Litigation
1. Australian Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel, Divided Profession
2. Criminal Law Procedures, Police Arrests, Charges
3. Criminal Law
4. Trial
5. Sentencing Powers of the Courts

Civil Litigation
1. Australian Civil Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel
2. Civil Procedures Rules
3. Commencing Civil Court Cases

Matrimonial
1. Preparing Divorce Applications
2. Dealing with Arrangements for Children

Document Production:
1. Typing Criminal and Civil documents
2. Legal Audio Transcription

Cost: AUD $400.00 (included 10% discount)

Instalments: AUD $147.00 x 3 monthly

Legal Secretary diploma courses online with OTC-Australia

Module 3

Combined Conveyancing
 & Litigation Diploma Level

Conveyancing
1. Purchasers transaction for an Australian property
2. Sellers transaction for an Australian property
3. Taking Instructions from Clients
4. Preparing Searches
5. Registration of Certificate of Title

Criminal Litigation
1. Australian Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel, Divided Profession
2. Criminal Law Procedures, Police Arrests, Charges
3. Criminal Law
4. Trial
5. Sentencing Powers of the Courts

Civil Litigation
1. Australian Civil Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel
2. Civil Procedures Rules
3. Commencing Civil Court Cases

Matrimonial
1. Preparing Divorce Application
2. Dealing with Arrangements for Children

Document Production:
1.Conveyancing & Litigation Document Production
2.Conveyancing & Litigation Legal Audio Transcription

Cost: AUD $700.00 (Included 10% discount)

Instalments: AUD $154.00 x 5 monthly

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Eligibility

To be eligible to study our Legal Secretary Courses, students should have Higher School Certificate or equivalent plus secretarial skills ie Typing, IT.

Legal work experience is not essential.

All students will be tested online at the end of each module.

On satisfactory completion the diploma or certificate will be posted to home or business address.

If students are unsuccessful with the first test, they can re-sit for an additional fee of $40.00.

A webcam is essential for monitoring purposes throughout tests.

Minimum Estimated Study Time for Modules 1,2: 5 weeks (based on 3 hour study per week)

Minimum Estimated Study Time for Module 3: 10 weeks (based on 3 hour study per week)

Students can be flexible and complete in a shorter or longer time as suits their schedule

Most students complete each module within 6 months

All Modules must be completed within 2 years of registration