The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs: Located in South West England, the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs was founded in 1990 to promote the excellence and professional recognition of Legal Secretaries and PAs. We are a professional organisation with Students and Members throughout the UK and overseas. The Institute provides recognised qualifications as evening and online Legal Secretaries Diploma courses and we help people with their legal secretarial careers by giving advice, support and career guidance. Please note that our evening courses are held at Regents College, Regents Park, London but you must contact our head office to request information or enrol.
Legal Secretaries Diploma: The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs' Diploma course will provide you with valuable legal knowledge and the practical experience you need to work as a Legal Secretary. It is comprehensive, enjoyable and very popular.
Our Diploma is a recognised qualification within the legal industry and many law firms enrol their staff on our course. It is suitable for people who have no previous experience as well as people who are familiar with law. After completing the course you will be an asset to any law firm.
Students are required to have a good typing speed, computer literacy, a knowledge of word processing programs and a good standard of English.
We can help you to secure employment as a Legal Secretary through step by step CV help and career guidance. Our jobs board holds vacancies for Legal Secretaries throughout the UK and we have partnerships with job sites.
Legal Secretaries and PAs are in great demand and are able to earn good salaries. You can have a great career in law by studying our course.
We have a wide range of Students of all ages, nationalities and varying levels of experience. Many of them have testified to say what an enjoyable and worthwhile experience they have had by studying our course. It has helped them to understand law and legal secretarial procedures whilst giving them the opportunity to obtain employment or advance their career.
Course Content: * General legal secretarial procedures * A guide to the Internet * A glossary of legal terminology * The English Legal System * The Law of Contract * The Law of Tort * Civil Litigation * Land Law and Conveyancing * Wills, Probate and Administration * Family Law * Legal word processing * The production of legal documents and letters * The completion of legal forms * A tour of the Royal Courts of Justice in London (optional)
Evening Courses: Our evening classes are held at Regents College, Regents Park, London. They are held one evening a week for fourteen weeks. The classes are taught by our tutors who are experts in their field and have a friendly approach to teaching. They are qualified Solicitors and experienced Law Lecturers.
There is no use of computers in class and it is necessary for you to have a computer and printer at home so that you can complete the coursework. There are no examinations for the course and Students are assessed on multiple-choice tests and practical assessments. Students must enrol through the Institute rather than the college. Online Course: Our Legal Secretaries Diploma Distance Learning course can be studied from home, started at any time of year and studied at your own pace. As a guideline, Students take an average of three to six months to complete it. Students have up to 1 year in total to complete the course and submit their work from the date of enrolment.
Your course study material will be provided online through the membership area of our website. It is necessary for you to have a computer and printer at home so that you can complete the coursework. Your work must then be sent to us to be marked. If you need any help, you can contact us via e-mail or telephone.
City College Norwich in Norfolk, UK (2 hours from London by train or coach), is a college of further and higher education offering a wide range of vocational, academic and professional courses. City College Norwich is known for its friendly atmosphere and its supportive staff, and is perfect for students who appreciate the quieter pace of life that is available here in Norfolk. International students from all over the world have been coming to City College Norwich to study for over 30 years.
Alongside excellent teaching and great support, and the opportunity for work both during and after studies, you will interact with a mix of people from those who were born in Norfolk and have never ventured further afield, to those who have traveled the world and are now settled here.
City College Norwich is an approved education provider and registered with the UK Border Agency as a Sponsor to accept international students on a student visa under the Points Based System.
Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group, London
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Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group offers a selection of professionally run training courses for a number of different industries including courses in dental nursing, dental radiography, CPR, manual handling and more. We are based on North Street in Romford in north-east London, within walking distance of Seven Kings Rail Station. All of our courses are designed and delivered by highly skilled tutors who are knowledgeable and passionate about helping others learn. Each tutor has great experience in the subjects they teach, as well as having the necessary qualifications to ensure a complete learning process.
At Harriet Ellis, we enable individuals to think beyond the acquisition of knowledge and skills, to their successful application in the workplace. By treating everyone as an individual and tailoring our approach, we are able to help our students excel beyond their own high standards. We specialise in recruiting UK and overseas professionals into employment within the United Kingdom.
Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group are an accredited agency under the NEBDN strict guidelines for the teaching and studying of dental related courses.
Hadlow College is Kent's premier land-based college and one of the top three such colleges in the United Kingdom. Our primary aim is to offer high quality education across all levels and curriculum areas and we benefit from a dedicated and hard working team of people who are passionate about their subject.
The College has three campuses across Kent, the main site being at Hadlow near Tonbridge with two satellite sites at Mottingham in South East London and Canterbury which serve North West Kent and East Kent respectively.
Hadlow College offers a number of degrees and vocational qualifications in subjects such as agriculture, garden design, horticulture, equine studies, landscape management and animal conservation. In addition, because we have links with the University of Greenwich you'll benefit from access to a thriving international community and use of their range of resources and social events.
Hereward College is a specialist further education college in the West Midlands which supports day and residential students with a broad spectrum of disabilities and complex learning needs, as well as non-disabled students. Serving students aged 16 and up, the College offers full and part-time further education courses including English, Maths, Media, Business Management and more. Our fully-accredited courses lead to nationally recognised qualifications and range from pre-entry to advanced levels. We promote an all-inclusive, broad and balanced curriculum, which provides all students with relevant and challenging learning opportunities.
We offer residential placements and all the required support to learners with Autism, Aspergers, Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and other special needs. In addition to residential students, day disabled and non-disabled students also attend the College. We tailor study programmes to meet individual needs to enable you to progress to more independent living, supported employment, employment or further study. Students have access to a full range of services, including counselling services, language support, and more.
Further Education courses supporting students with learning needs & disabilities including:
- Downs syndrome
- Cerebral Palsy
- Acquired Brain Injury
- Learning Difficulties
- Spina Bifida
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Fredericks Ataxia, and more
- Information Technology
- Skills for Working Life
- Reading and Writing Skills
- Performing Arts
- Creative Media
- Art & Design
- Business Management
At Regent's School of Fashion & Design, we aim to provide a career-focused education that will support you to develop your creativity, plus the practical and intellectual skills you will need to work in the contemporary design industries.
Our innovative and challenging fashion and design programmes blend theoretical understanding with practical, hands-on experience of your chosen subject. We aim to develop a fusion of creativity and business acumen in our students to ensure that you are well prepared for work in the real world. Personal attention is central to the way that we teach. Small classes allow us to offer you an exceptional level of support, guidance and encouragement.
Many of our staff are practising industry professionals, bringing real-world experience to your learning. The Regent's School of Fashion & Design is located on Marylebone High Street, fittingly an up-market location known for its many design-led boutiques, interior shops and cafes. This vibrant part of Central London is home to artists, musicians and entertainers.
Wiltshire College, based on four main campuses in Chippenham, Lackham, Salisbury and Trowbridge and with divisional centres in Calne, Castle Combe, Corsham, Devizes, Malmesbury, Melksham, Warminster and Westbury all located in Wiltshire, southwest England, offers a wide range of full-time, part-time further and higher education courses in business, computing, creative and media arts, art and design, social work, teacher education, travel and tourism, catering and hospitality, construction, horticulture and others.
We provide a foundation year for international students wishing to study in UK, apprenticeship courses for students, as well as offering provision for employers through our dedicated Employer Responsive Team. All of our full-time higher education programmes are validated by one of our partner universities. We work closely with the University of Bath, the Royal Agricultural College, Bath Spa University, Bournemouth University and the University of the West of England. As a student you are entitled to access their extensive learning and leisure facilities as well. Our qualifications are vocationally specialised and prepare you for careers in business, commerce and industry.
- Full-time, Part-time Further & Higher Education Courses with Diplomas, NVQs, BA (Hons), HNDs, Foundation Degrees PGCEs/Cert Eds and A-Levels in business, computing, creative and media arts, art and design, social work, teacher education, travel and tourism, catering and hospitality, construction, horticulture and others
- Foundation Year for international students wishing to study in UK (with Bath University)
- Apprenticeship Courses
- Employer Responsive Team with training in specific areas