Online Legal Secretary & Paralegal Training Courses

Contact Our School

Online Training College:
Online Training College in Hertford, South East England, is a virtual training college offering live accredited Legal Secretarial & Paralegal courses online. If you are unable to attend our live online classes, you can also access our recorded video lessons. The role of Paralegals is crucial within legal services. Our courses permit you to apply for an Affiliate grade if you have not started work as a Paralegal, or an Associate grade if you have legal working experience.

Email: Contact us here

Students who are unable to attend our live classes can study by Distance Learning with our Recorded Video Lessons. All students will be tested at the end of each module. On satisfactory completion the diploma or certificate will be posted to your home address.

Legal Secretary Courses - Procedural Law Course/PLC:

Module 1 - Conveyancing Certificate Level (5 weeks):
Photo of Online Legal Secretary & Paralegal Training Courses- Purchasers transaction for an English Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold property
- Sellers transaction for an English Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold property
- Taking Instructions from Clients
- Mortgages, Surveys
- Preparing all Searches using all relevant Forms for Bankruptcy Searches, Local Authority Searches et al
- Registration at HM Land Registry
- Preparing and engrossing legal documents-Leases, Conveyance
- Conveyancing Legal Audio Transcription

Module 2 - Litigation Certificate Level (5 weeks):
- Criminal Litigation: English Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel, Divided Profession; Criminal Law Procedures, Police Arrests, Charge, CPS; Criminal Law; Trial; Sentencing Powers of the Courts.
- Civil Litigation: English Civil Courts Structure, Jurisdiction & Personnel; Civil Procedures - CPR 1998; Commencing Civil Court Cases.
- Matrimonial: Preparing Divorce Petitions; Dealing with Statement of Arrangements for Children; Applying for Decree Absolute.
- 2 Weeks Document Production Offline - covering: Preparation and engrossing Criminal and Civil documents; Litigation Legal Audio Transcription.

Module 3 - Combined Conveyancing & Litigation Diploma Level (10 weeks):
- Conveyancing: Purchasers transaction for an English Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold property; Sellers transaction for an English Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold property; Taking Instructions from Clients; Mortgages, Surveys; Preparing all Searches using all relevant Forms for Bankruptcy Searches, Local Authority Searches et al; Registration at HM Land Registry.
- Criminal Litigation: English Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel, Divided Profession; Criminal Law Procedures, Police Arrests, Charge, CPS.
- Criminal Law: Trial; Sentencing Powers of the Courts; Civil Litigation; English Civil Courts Structure, Jurisdiction & Personnel; Civil Procedures - CPR 1998; Commencing Civil Court Cases.
- Matrimonial: Preparing Divorce Petitions; Dealing with Statement of Arrangements for Children; Applying for Decree Absolute.
- 4 Weeks Document Production Offline covering: Conveyancing & Litigation Document Production; Conveyancing & Litigation Legal Audio Transcription

Paralegal Courses:
There are 3 stages of qualifications for a ParalegalImage of Online Legal Secretary & Paralegal Training Courses - Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced. Intermediate Level qualifies you as a Certified Paralegal. This course covers from Introduction to Intermediate Level. Modules 1 and 2 must be completed unless exempt. Advanced Level qualifies you as a Senior Paralegal. This module can only be undertaken by students who have completed Modules 1 and 2.

Module 1:

Module 1 covers General Principles of English Law and comprises 5 subjects.

Module 2:
Module 2 covers Procedural Law for Conveyancing, Criminal Litigation, Civil Litigation and Matrimonial. This gives you improved career options to work in a law firm or legal department in commercial or residential property, criminal law, civil law or divorces.

Module 3:

Module 3 covers Senior Paralegal Skills & Techniques in Business Awareness, Client Relations, Negotiating, Interviewing, Legal Writing & Drafting, Professional Conduct et al. This is a skills-based course focusing on the techniques required to deal effectively with legal communication.

Module 4, Module 5 & Module 6:
These are Specialist Certificated courses for students wishing to specialise in Corporate Law, Conveyancing or Litigation (Civil, Matrimonial & Criminal). These courses should only be considered if Module 1 is completed or you are exempt from Module 1.


Student Testimonials:
"Just had to give you some feedback since completing the course at OTC. Firstly, it has secured me a position as a Junior Paralegal Assistant with my firm. Previous to this, I was a legal secretary with them for a couple of years. Gaining my diploma from such as highly-rated international college has worked wonders for my career. Many thanks and keep up the good work." 
- Maria

"I received the diploma yesterday! I must underline that the course is extremely high in quality and your tutoring is of a superb high quality."
- OTC Student

"Dear Wendy, Thank you very much for your comments. Much appreciated! I'm happy to say I am enjoying the course very much.  What I have learnt has helped me to advise my friend about his entitlement to Legal Aid."
- OTC Student

"Please pass my thanks on to everyone for their time and support it's really appreciated. Big thanks especially to Wendy she is a great teacher and made the course extremly enjoyable. I went through the first 4 video lessons of Module 1 of the Paralegal course.  They are fantastic, easy to understand, clear concise and up to the point.  I love it so far."
- OTC Student

Contact Us Today - Send a Quick Email here:

Name *
Email Address *
Phone Number
City / State / Area where I live
I live in this country *
Program / Start Date preferred *
Remaining characters
(you may be asked to complete a Captcha)
Specific Contact Pages: - Online Paralegal Courses
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-07-08 were from:

Spanish Town, Jamaica;   UAE;   Bedok, Singapore;   Bahamas;   Prospect Tower Isle P.O., Jamaica;   Jamaica;   Nigeria;   Montego Bay, Jamaica;   Acklins, Bahamas;   Iran;   and more.