Become A Legal Support Professional

Our lecadet program involves 4 months of fully funded training

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Your gateway to a distinguished career in the legal industry! Are you eager to step into the dynamic world of law but lack the necessary training and experience?

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Becoming a lecadet

At lecademy, we offer a groundbreaking opportunity to kickstart your career as a qualified legal support superstar, and the best part? It's completely FREE. Our academy operates on a unique premise: we believe that talent should never be hindered by financial constraints.

But don't mistake our generosity for leniency – our screening process is rigorous, ensuring that only the most motivated and suitable candidates are selected.

Transformative Training Journey

Once accepted into our program, you'll embark on a transformative journey. Over the course of four months, you'll receive hands-on training from senior ex-career legal support professionals who will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in your role. From legal terminology to administrative tasks, you'll be prepared inside out to tackle the challenges of a legal support professional with confidence.

Real-World Experience

But the learning doesn't stop there. Following your initial training, you'll be placed in a prestigious law firm, where you'll have the opportunity to trial your newfound skills in a real-world setting. And don't worry – we won't leave you to fend for yourself. Our team will provide ongoing support and training sessions once a week for the next three months, ensuring that you have everything you need to succeed.

Preparing You For Success

The lecadet program is taught by senior ex-career legal support professionals with a focus on practical experience, equipping you with the necessary skills for legal support roles across a range of in-demand roles like secretaries, administrators, personal assistants, executive assistants and receptionists.

Acquire essential legal support skills ranging from understanding legal terminology, using legal software to executing administrative duties. Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from document preparation to client interaction, research methodologies, and appointment scheduling.

Through the lecadet program, gain valuable skills and knowledge essential for excelling in legal support roles, alongside the opportunity to work with some of the biggest and most prestigious law firms in Australia.

We open applications for multiple Program Intakes throughout the year. Check here for current openings.

Getting You Job Ready

Throughout your training, you'll delve into the intricacies of legal support structures, gaining insights into their unique compositions. You'll develop the ability to tackle intricate challenges with straightforward solutions, emphasising adaptability as a core skill.

Over the course of the 4 months, your training cohort will evolve into a cohesive support network, fostering collaboration and camaraderie as you prepare for a career in legal support. Here's what lies ahead:
Engage in 4 weeks of intensive full-time training led by seasoned legal support professionals.
Dedicate over 250 hours to honing your legal support skills.
Apply your knowledge daily through hands-on exercises.
Undertake both individual and group projects regularly.
Contribute to real-world client projects, gaining practical experience.
Receive continuous assessments and support throughout your journey.
Benefit from a dedicated Support Team available at every stage.
Explore opportunities for further upskilling and specialised training.

Applying to be a lecadet

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds as diversity and inclusion is at the forefront of our mantra.

The lecadet program is best suited to individuals with at least 1 years of professional experience (does not have to be in the legal field), noting that 87% of our lecadet are career changers! Above all, we seek individuals who exhibit potential, a willingness to learn, and a genuine passion for embarking on a new career path within the legal industry. Our primary prerequisites are eligibility to work in Australia.

Given the rigorous nature of our specialised training, we carefully select individuals who are prepared for 4 weeks of intensive full-time training. While prior experience in legal support is not mandatory, we do look for certain essential skills, including self-development, intellectual acumen, adaptability, inquisitiveness, integrity, problem-solving capabilities, and a collaborative mindset.

Once you’ve submitted an application, our assessment process comprises two stages evaluating communication skills, problem-solving abilities, teamwork, and aptitude for learning. Successful completion of each stage qualifies applicants to progress to the subsequent phase. Here's what to expect:

  • Stage 1 | Skills Assessment: This online evaluation involves a series of logic and behavioral-style questions, presented in various formats over video

  • Stage 2 | In-Person Assessment: You will have a face-to-face interview with Senior Career Support professionals and the course Director. The interview will last for an hour.

A New Career in the Legal Industry

Upon successful completion of our training, you'll have the opportunity to embark on a trial month placement period working onsite with our prestigious partnering law firms.

Throughout your placement, you'll acquire practical experience by actively contributing to various engaging projects within a real legal support team. Our dedicated Talent Success Team will be readily available to offer guidance and support throughout your tenure with us.

lecademy is committed to

We're committed to producing top-tier legal support superstars, which is why we hold our candidates to high standards.

Take the First Step

So, if you're ready to take the first step towards a rewarding career as a legal support professional, apply to lecademy today. Your future in law awaits.
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