Court Clerk Program

Why Attend

Court clerks perform administrative duties in the criminal and civil justice systems, assisting other officers of the court as well as judges and lawyers. A court clerk might work in a district court, a court of appeals, a bankruptcy court, or the Supreme Court. They maintain court records, administer oaths to witnesses and jurors, and authenticate copies of the court’s orders and judgments with the court’s seal. This course provides further skills on what court clerks do and further develop their capabilities and skills in their field.

Course Methodology

This course is highly interactive and utilizes methodology including group discussions, case studies, videos, participant presentations and problem-solving scenarios.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a records management program to enhance the value of the organization’s information and reduce risk and cost
  • Develop document control methods to identify, secure, protect and retain critical information
  • Apply regulations and standards to the management of information for compliance
  • Identify risks associated with poor management of information to reduce penalties and cost
  • Develop an information asset register to identify critical information within their organization

Target Competencies

  • Records Management
  • Document control
  • Information management
  • Information asset identification
  • Case development



South Africa

Training Dates:

Each course starts every Monday of each week. Please book your training on a date that is a Monday.

Course Duration:

Unit Standard:

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Course Fees

Note: Please fill in the online application form on the left or bottom if this page to receive a quotation with detailed pricing from AATICD.

How to Apply:

To Apply Simply Fill in the Online Enquiries / Applications form on the Right Sidebar or Bottom of this website


When filling the online application form; please take note of your desired Training Month, Duration in Weeks and Training Session. This will give us the exact dates you will be attending your classes.

Also note that Tuition Fees must be paid upfront on or before training start date. This is to ensure that all resources are made availabe for you before you start. You will not be allowed into training if fees are not paid and verified.

Also note that Tuition Fees Cancellations must be made 14 business working days before the starting date of training. This will allow us to do a 50% refund of the total amount paid. If cancellations are made thereafter note that no refund will be made to delegates.

Tuition Fees include teas and lunch as well as either a laptop or tablet which a delegate will take home free of charge.

Tuition Fee DOES NOT include Accommodation, Dinners and other Extra Curricular Activities or Incidentals. Delegates are expected to fund this on their own. AATICD will not be held accountable for any incidents to delegates.

In-House Trainings are also available for 3 or more delegates for any duration. Please consult with our Administration for such In-House training bookings.

Course Outline

Terms And Procedures

  • Criminal court procedures
  • Civil court procedures
  • Probate procedures
  • Filing and record-keeping
  • Report writing

Tasks Competency

  • Complete office tasks as necessary
  • Document the receipt of legal documents
  • Records of court appearances
  • Accounting and bookkeeping duties
  • Preparing meeting agendas
  • Recording licensing requests of the municipal, county, and other agencies
  • Preparing draft agendas or bylaws for town or city councils
  • Answering official correspondence
  • Issuing licenses or permits
  • Collecting fees
  • Preparing dockets of cases to be called by a court
  • Research and document information for judges
  • Word Processing Software
  •  bookkeeping and legal procedures
  • Word processing skills
  • Benefits management
  • Financial compliance
  • Invoicing
  • Transcription
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Videoconferencing
  • Email Management

Clerk Titles And duties

  • Clerk of the Court
  • Clerk of Court
  • Clerk of the Peace
  • Clerk of the Police Court
  • Circuit Court Clerk
  • Court Clerk