Academy of Learning Career College - Toronto (Downtown)

Paralegal

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Program Information

School:Academy of Learning Career College - Toronto (Downtown)
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Description:The Paralegal Diploma program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of positions within the paralegal field. Throughout the program, students learn both the theoretical and practical aspects of the paralegal profession, ranging from the Canadian constitutional structure to practical approaches for legal research, fact investigation, and writing of legal-related documents. The paralegal field offers many employment opportunities in almost every sector of the economy as it touches on many aspects of our society. To this effect, the program curriculum provides students with knowledge of the various processes of civil litigation in Ontario, court proceedings, and trial stages as well as those pertaining to lower courts, such as Small Claims. The program also aims to educate students in areas of law, such as business and corporate, creditor-debtor, and family law. It also touches upon employment and real estate law, among others. Students gain legal skills such as advocacy, negotiation, and interviewing. The program equips students with day-to-day skills required in the legal services sector and familiarizes them with office management procedures, various legal software packages often used in law firms, and the basics of accounting principles required by the Law Society. Graduates of this accredited Paralegal Diploma program will be entitled to apply to the Law Society of Upper Canada to write their licensing examination.

URL:Paralegal at Academy of Learning Career College - Toronto (Downtown)
Length:49 Week(s)
Careers:Court RecordersParalegalsTrademark Agents

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Grade 12 or equivalent graduate or Mature Student status (i.e., 19 years of age or over with at least one year out of high school) and subject to the discretion of the college Director. Grade 12 or equivalent graduates who cannot supply appropriate proof and Mature Students will be required to complete an entrance examination to properly assess their personal strengths and weaknesses. A good command of the English language, an ability to work with an individualized learning system (particularly the Integrated Learning™ System) or online learning as applicable, and an ability to follow instructions are required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 02, 2019