|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,433 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$15,693), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized secondary or post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
If you enjoy getting your courtroom fix from TV shows, it’s time to put down the remote and join the action by attending the Court Support Services program.
This two-semester certificate program will prepare you to work with judges, lawyers, paralegals and the public, providing pre-court, in-session and post-court support. In this role you’ll safeguard the functioning of the courtroom, and by extension, the judicial process.
During your time in Court Support Services, you’ll participate in courtroom simulations and mock trials, working with real court equipment, court forms and court procedures. You’ll gain the skills to professionally communicate with court staff, stakeholders and the judiciary, administer oaths, and maintain order and decorum in a court or tribunal.
The program’s practicum component will provide you with an opportunity to shadow professionals in a real courtroom. Centennial’s faculty and staff will work closely with you to maximize this shadowing experience, which will ensure that you acquire the essential skills to:
- Prepare exhibits
- Distribute court dockets
- Prepare court documents
- Test audio and recording equipment
- Set up, troubleshoot and monitor court video technology
- Arrange adjournment dates
- Coordinate and manage a jury panel
Please note: As a graduate of this program, you’ll be eligible to apply to the accredited court transcription course Court Transcription – Novice.
- Court registrar
- Court support staff
- Court clerk
- Court monitor
- Court services officer
- Court and client representative