# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Legal Systems Administration (6736/18 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Legal Systems Administration (6736/18 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:6736
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:None

Students explore various areas of law (e.g., civil, criminal, family, real estate, estate, and probate) while preparing for employment in the legal field. Students gain knowledge and skills in legal document preparation, office communications, legal terminology, client services, records management, financial records, and business ethics. Successful completion of this course may lead to an entry-level position in a law office, court office, law enforcement agency, corporate legal department, or to postsecondary education.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support
    • Business Information Management
  • Government and Public Administration
    • Foreign Service
    • Governance
    • National Security
    • Planning
    • Public Management and Administration
    • Regulation
    • Revenue and Taxation
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
    • Legal Services

Available Credentials

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.