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Legal Assistant CertificateOFFERED ONLINE
Loyalist College Certificate

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This program will prepare you to be a vital part of a high pressured, precision-based law office. The law-based courses are designed specifically to show you the practice and procedures of the law office, and will focus on how these tasks are performed. You will become familiar with forms and processes required in all areas of the legal system.

This program has changed. Students who began the program prior to Fall 2018 would complete the OLD program: Legal Assistant Certificate


Please view and retain a copy of the current STUDENT HANDBOOK by Clicking Here
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The minimum requirements for admission to any post-secondary program is an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or the equivalent, with credits at the college or general level, or mature student status as defined.

MATURE APPLICANTS
Applicants who are 19 years of age on the first day of classes in the year of admission, and who do not have an OSSD, are considered as mature applicants. Such applicants must complete the required subjects for admission. If they lack the required subjects, they may be requested to write a diagnostic test.
NOTE: Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or who do not have permanent residence status are not considered under this clause.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

This program is not currently eligible to receive OSAP funding.

To learn more about what other funding opportunities may be available, please visit Loyalist’s Financial Assistance Office by Clicking Here

REQUIRED COURSES:
BUSI 8126/8505Office Procedures
COMP 8517/8535Word Core 2019 & 365
COMM 8010Communications: Grammar & Writing
BUSI 8026Legal Terminology
BUSI 8023Legal Office Procedures
BUSI 8519Real Estate Law Procedures
BUSI 8521Litigation/Small Claims/Family/Criminal Law Procedures
BUSI 8523Wills and Estates Law Procedures
BUSI 8525Corporate Law Procedures
BUSI 8214/8516Legal Accounting Procedures
Please note:
Courses are listed above in the recommended order of completion
Course codes have changed - to view a course equivalency chart click here or email the contact below
Students must obtain a grade of 50% or higher to pass each course
Students must obtain a G.P.A. of 60% or higher to obtain this certificate
Students have seven years to complete the certificate requirements
Courses may not be available every semester while others may have regular monthly intakes
For more information, contact 613-969-1913 or 1-888-569-2547 ext. 2185, distance@loyalistcollege.com

The following courses are currently available and listed in alpha order below by course code.

BUSI 8023

Legal Office Procedures

BUSI 8026

Legal Terminology

BUSI 8095

Family Law Practice & Procedure

BUSI 8097

Criminal Law Practice & Procedure

BUSI 8107

Litigation Practice & Procedure 1

BUSI 8216

Litigation Practice & Procedure 2

BUSI 8505

Office Procedures

BUSI 8516

Legal Accounting Procedures

BUSI 8519

Real Estate Law Procedures

BUSI 8521

Litigation/Small Claims/Family/Criminal Law Procedures

BUSI 8523

Wills and Estates Law Procedures

BUSI 8525

Corporate Law Procedures

COMM 8010

Communications: Grammar & Writing

COMP 8535

Word Core 2019 & 365