Legal & Courts Administration

Level 5 | Legal Placement | Mornings Only | Excellent Employment | Small Class Sizes

Legal & Courts Administration

This course is designed to prepare students for front-line receptionist duties with a particular emphasis on a Legal environment.

This course not only equips the learner with the administrative and IT skills needed to work in a modern office but also develops transversal skills which are sought after by employers today. In addition, the Legal Practice and Procedures module provides the learner with an overview of the Irish legal system and provides the learner with the language, skills and knowledge to work in a legal environment.


Key Information
QQI Level 5 Award | 5M1997
1 Year - Mornings Only
Full time
September - May
Course requirements
  • Applicants should have Leaving Certificate or equivalent
  • Mature Applicants welcome
  • All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry
  • Use of computer / laptop and Wi-Fi is desirable
Course modules
  • Legal Practice & Procedure
  • Information & Administration
  • Text Production
  • Word Processing
  • Audio Transcription
  • Digital Marketing
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Maths (Optional)
  • European Language (Optional)
Education Progression

Students may progress within Rathmines College to our QQI Level 6 Advanced course in Administration.

QQI Level 5 Certificate holders may also apply to a wide variety of Higher Education colleges through CAO.

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Work Experience

Work experience is an essential part of all our programmes- industry based placements are available to all. Students find suitable work placements and the college monitors and assesses their performance in the work place.

Career Opportunities

Office Administration graduates are very successful in gaining employment in a range of sectors. Popular career routes include legal administration, with many graduates working in working in law firms.  Skills learned through Office Administration are very versatile with many sectors in constant need of administration staff.


The small classes and individual attention enabled me to gain confidence.
Jenny O'Brien
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