Course Description

Legal Administration (Office Administration)

This Legal Administration programme is designed for those considering a career in a legal office environment.

     What Will I Study?

  • Audio Transcription (5N1549)
  • Work Practice (5N1433)
  • Word Processing (5N1358)
  • Text Production (5N1422)
  • Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977)
  • Legal Practice & Procedures (5N1389)
  • Information & Administration (5N1389)
  • Customer Service (5N0972)
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryLegal Administrator, Law
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course End Date30th May 2025
Course Duration38 Weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age (16+). QQI Level 4 Major Award or its equivalent is essential (Leaving Cert, LCVP, LCA). Mature applicant route available. Good numerical and communication skills are essential, including verbal and written command of the English language. Common European Framework B1 or equivalent is required. Applicants must express an interest in learning and practicing new skills. Display a client focused personality. Display characteristics of a good team worker and be capable of self-directed learning. Previous work experience is an advantage but not a necessity. Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland.
Carear PathThere are over 2000 law firms nationally ranging in size from 1 to 20 plus solicitors. Administrators working in small companies develop expertise in a very wide range of legal tasks, while those working in larger companies may specialise in particular areas of law. If you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses. There is a separate section on the CAO application for applying using your QQI results from Kerry College in the same way you use your Leaving Certificate results. You may also apply under the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available each year.
Course Code412129
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