Legal Administration

Course Description


This programme is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and routines required to successfully gain employment in legal administrative settings.

Course Content

  • Audio Transcription
  • Communications
  • Information and Administration
  • Legal Practice and Procedures
  • Reception and Front Office Skills
  • Text Production
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience

Please note that the combination of components outlined above may be subject to revision.

Please note that due to the impact Covid-19 this course may include elements of blended learning.


QQI Office Administration Award: 5M1997

Progression / Employment

Students who successfully complete this programme will be able to apply for suitable positions in legal administration settings.  Experience of these will be gained during work experience periods.  Students may also be eligible to apply for places in Third Level Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.  Links to third level from Office Administration 5M1997

Entry Requirements

Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent.

Applications are welcome from mature students or those with appropriate work experience.  

All entry is subject to interview.

Applicants will be asked for one written reference, copy EU Passport or GNIB card or Irish Residence Permit or Labour Market Permission letter

For applicants whose first language is not English, evidence of English language proficiency may be required.  If appropriate, Whitehall College of Further Education will conduct an English language assessment.