Higher Diploma: Legal Secretary (Level 6)

Course fee

Price: Enquire with a consultant

Course Introduction

In this programme you will gain skills and knowledge to function as a competent legal secretary.

Course Contents

  • Communication
  • Business and Office Administration 1
  • Office Practice 1
  • Principles of Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Introduction to PCs using Windows 7 MS Word 2010
  • MS Excel 2010 
  • MS PowerPoint 2010 ​

Career Fields/Further Studies

Students can pursue a career as a:

  • Legal PA
  • Secretary in Legal Office


Qualification: HDiplLegSec (DCC) NQF 6
SAQA ID: 15539
NQF Level 6
Credits: 245

Programme Type

The Diploma: Legal Secretary is an accredited programme. 

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 24 months.

Entrance Requirements

Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent NQF 5 qualification or 4 years verifiable and relevant working experience.

Student Assessment

Assessment is the process of gathering information using various methods to gauge the effectiveness of the teaching and learning process in a systematic way. When you submit your assessments, a qualified subject matter expert evaluates your performance against the teaching and learning segments.

In order to accommodate your needs as a distance learner, we have included the teaching element in your learning material. In addition to this, you have access to a tutor, who is available through our DAT query support system, as you work through your learning material.


Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma: Legal Secretary 

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