Certificate in Legal Administration

The Certificate in Legal Administration course equips you with comprehensive knowledge and practical experience in legal systems, terminology, research, writing, and ethics, preparing you for a successful career in legal administration.
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(RTO 22557)
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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan from between $20-50 per week depending on the course and duration.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Approximately 200 hours to complete the course with self-paced learning, which has 2 key modules made up of 16 subjects.
Online, flexible learning at your own pace.
Career Outcomes
  • Law Firm Receptionists
  • Legal Administration and Assistants
  •  Executive Assistants
  • Office Administration
  • Government Administrators
Course Modules

Module 1 - Legal Terminology (100 hours)

  • Understand the key concepts of the legal system
  • Define common legal terms
  • Use legal terminology correctly in writing and speech
  • Apply legal terminology to real-world situations

Module 2 - Office Practices (100 hours)

This module will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge you need to understand basic administration and inner workings of an office. You will learn about common communication systems, phone skills, and computer applications, as well as how businesses operate and best practices for business administration.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one tutor and a student support advisor available via phone or email.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, a Statement of Attainment for each module completed, and an Academic Transcript.
  • Students can unlock FREE access to LinkedIn Learning, which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to learn more and achieve success.

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving on to the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.


Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

About this course

This foundation course aims to give you a better understanding of legal terminology and an introduction to basic office administration, both useful skills for everyday life, as well as being highly beneficial for a variety of professions, from paralegals, to legal assistants, receptionists and office managers.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills in office administration and how a business operates.


You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

This course is a beginner level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge of legal terminology, which is useful for people in a variety of professions.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider


Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.
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