|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Barrie|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 3 semesters, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,108 per program
The displayed fee is for the 2022-2023 academic year and is subject to change. The fee covers and includes tuition (CA$15,450), health insurance, and other ancillary charges.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: College diploma level courses cannot be used towards exemptions in this program, as those courses are a requirement for admission to the program. Any requests for course exemptions must be based on previously completed paralegal education from a Law Society of Ontario accredited program. Advanced standing may only be given for a maximum of 40% of the paralegal program’s courses.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language and/or you come from a non-English-speaking country, you must provide proof of your English language proficiency by submitting one of the following tests:
Understand the general principles of a paralegal practice. Graduate prepared to apply to the Law Society of Upper Canada to become a licensed paralegal.
In this program students acquire an understanding of the general principles of law, and gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience in ethics and a small business practice. Taking the program prepares students to apply to become a licensed paralegal in accordance with the requirements of the Law Society Act. A licensed paralegal may be self–employed, offering fee for service legal assistance, without the supervision of a lawyer, or may be a salaried employee in various legal environments.
Paralegals can be employed in paralegal or law firms, government offices, legal clinics, or in private and public sector environments. Opportunities may also exist for entrepreneurs to become self-employed paralegals and offer services to the public.