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Legal Administration Studies

Legal Administration Studies


One year full-time course


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Office Administration 5M1997

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent. For mature applicants practical experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications. All applicants whose first language is not English will be required to take an English test before being accepted for the course.

Work Placement

Students will spend at least two weeks in Solicitors' firms/Insurance companies or organisations with a Legal Department in order to gain practical first-hand experience.

Course Aims

This course is designed to prepare students for employment in legal, commercial and industrial companies and the public service.  It is ideal for students wishing to achieve a high level of proficiency in secretarial and administration skills.

Course Content Overview (or Year One)

Legal Practices & Procedures

Word Processing

Audio Transcription

Text Production

Work Experience

Information & Administration


Spreadsheet Methods

Medical Terminology

Digital Marketing


Future Prospects

This course prepares students to work in Solicitors' Offices, legal departments of commercial concerns and insurance companies.  In addition, students who are interested in further study can apply through the QQI link scheme to progress to Higher Education in a third level college.