N6 Legal Secretary

N6 Legal Secretary Certificate The third and final course. Subjects include Information Processing and Advanced Mercantile Law.

Course Summary

Course Name:
N6 Legal Secretary
Certification Type:
Course Level:

N6 Legal Secretary : National Certificate

Behind every great lawyer is an even better Legal Secretary! You are one step away from receiving your National Diploma. The Legal Secretary course is the third and final course in the programme, going even deeper into what it takes to be the best!

After completing all three courses in our Legal Secretary course programme, combined with a total of 18 months practical experience, you will be awarded your National Diploma.

Course Information

Certificate Type 

National Certificate: N6 Legal Secretary  

Accredited by 

The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

Awarded by


NQF Level 

Level 6






12 months

Entry Requirement

National Certificate: N5 Legal Secretary 


These are the final subjects you can expect to learn in the course programme. The N6 will start off by recapturing what you have learnt in the N4 and N5 and will develop the knowledge and skills further.

(+ N4 and N5 Legal Secretary Subjects)

  • Office Practice N6
  • Legal Practice N6
  • Information Processing N6
  • Mercantile Law N6

Practical Work Experience

Along with your N6 subjects, you are required to complete 6 months of practical work based experience to receive your certificate.

And you’re in luck! The DHET has a free service to help our students match up with companies who offer Work Integrated Learning (WIL) to help you gain that practical experience!

Assignments and Examinations 

During your 12 month course there will be a total of three open book assignments per subject which can be completed at home.

You will also write one final exam for each subject, which is set by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

The exam can be written during one of the two periods:

  • May / June 
  • October / November

What Can You Become?

After receiving your final Legal Secretary Certificate and with your three certificates behind your name, you will now receive your National Diploma. So many possibilities are now at your feet. Below possible jobs you could apply for with your National Diploma:

  • Legal Secretary 
  • Office Manager
  • Paralegal

Achieve More With Bellview!

With so many success stories from former Legal Secretaries, it’s hard not to take this opportunity!

Register today and allow Bellview to help you grow.

If you have any further questions regarding our Legal Secretary or any of our other courses, do not hesitate to get in touch.

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Go beyond your goals, nothing is impossible with Bellview!

Last Updated: 05 August 2020