|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 3 semesters, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$24,157 per program
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$22,406), health insurance and ancillary fees.
Please REVIEW the Centennial College`s refund/withdraw policy.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
Please REVIEW the EdviseCanada`s fee policy.
Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: We will consider applicants who have partial (minimum 50%) university degree completion and who have a minimum of two years of work experience relevant to the program (transcript and resume review required).
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, if you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized 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:
Access to justice requires well-trained and licensed paralegals to fill the growing demand for affordable services in the legal profession. The Paralegal program will prepare you with theory and practice to excel.
Through your studies, you’ll become familiar with Canadian law, concentrating on subjects within the permitted scope of paralegal practice. As well as academic lectures, practice management and mock trials, a work placement totalling 196 hours will offer hands-on training in established law and paralegal firms. Centennial’s experiential learning exceeds the Law Society’s requirements and will assist in preparing you for the field, not only with practical experience but also with the chance to network.
The Law Society of Ontario accredits this program. Upon successful completion of all requirements, you’ll be eligible to write the Law Society’s Paralegal licensing examination, enabling you to practice as a licensed paralegal in Ontario.
WATCH the video.
- Paralegal business owner
- Paralegal for corporation
- Paralegal agent
Areas of Employment
- Law firms
- Municipal prosecutors
- Debtor/creditor agents
- Contract reviewers
- Process servers
- Notary publics/commissioners of oaths
- Paralegal firms
- Community legal service
- Insurance firms
- Collection agencies
- Highway Traffic Act offences
- Small claims court
- Minor criminal offense consultants