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Paralegal Secretarial Certificate

International Career Institute


What will I learn?

This course has been designed in conjunction with government and industry representatives and helps students learn the skills they need to succeed within the field of law quickly and conveniently. This program is designed for those who seek to enter the profession and for experienced paralegals and legal secretaries who wish to improve their skills and upgrade credentials. The course subjects are: apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks, carry out search of the public record, apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment, handle receipt and dispatch of information, use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks, assist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice, work effectively in a business environment, produce business documents, contribute to effective workplace relationships, maintain records for time and disbursements in a legal practice and court documentation.

Career Prospects: The ICI paralegal studies course is their stepping-stone toward an exciting career working for in-house legal departments of large companies and private practice law firms specialising in: private, administrative law, bankruptcy, civil rights consumer law, contract law, criminal law, environmental law, estate planning, family law, health care law, immigration law, labor law, litigation, personal injury, real estate law, corporate legal departments, human resources analyst, insurance companies, real estate and title insurance firms, banks and financial institutions, community legal services and risk management. This legal course will provide them with a thorough knowledge of the legal industry, skills and knowledge needed to keep pace in a thriving law practice. The maximum time given to complete a program is three years. This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC).

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Course info


Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award (this must include an assessed element)

Study Hours

Variable - to suit the learner

Study mode




Total time for completion

14 weeks

More info on price

Discount and Instalment Plans available

Who runs this course?



Distance learning at  International Career Institute  offers the training students need - for a new career, higher pay, or a promotion - right in the comfort of their homes or at work. The Institute offers over 100 exciting and challenging courses at the certificate, diploma and advanced diploma levels. Programs are offered in the areas of business; professional services; desktop applications; events, media & PR; languages; and design. Courses offered at ICI       BUSINESS FACULTY   Business Management   Retail Management   Frontline Management   Project Management   E-Business

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