Legal Administrator Accelerated Program

This is an accelerated certificate program that supports graduates in being able to have understanding of the vocabulary and processes of law, to handle and format legal correspondence such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs, while ensuring that the documents agree with legal procedures and grammatical usage, In some cases Legal Administrators are required to attend court or meetings to take notes or minutes.

Please note: A typing speed of 50-65 words per minute may also be required for employment.

Learning Objectives

  • Perform administrative duties such as typing correspondence and reports from handwritten copy or dictation
  • Format legal correspondence such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs
  • Ensure documents agree with legal procedures and grammatical usage
  • Prepare presentation materials, compile data and research statistics
  • Attend committee meetings and take minutes
  • Schedule appointments
  • Prepare invoices and payments

Certificate Program

Total Program Hours:
320 Hours
Full-Time Program Length:
16 Weeks
(Includes holidays and professional days)
Program content is subject to change.

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Career Opportunities

Commercial Law Assistant
Conveyance Clerk
Corporate Law Secretary
Corporations
Estate Secretary
Government Agencies
Law Firms
Legal Administration Assistant
Legal Administrator
Legal Departments
Legal Secretary
Litigation Assistant
Litigation Secretary
Real Estate Firms
Real Estate Secretary
Admission Requirements:
  • Grade 12 / GED or mature student status
  • Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and may be required to do an entrance assessment

Note: English level assessment will be required for international students.

Certificate Requirements:
  • 60% average upon successful completion of all courses, including courses given a complete
  • Qualifies for second diploma when done as an add-on to another program
* Legal Administrator Accelerated Program was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Students can expect to complete one to three hours of homework per day.

Certificate Program

Total Program Hours:
320 Hours
Full-Time Program Length:
16 Weeks
(Includes holidays and professional days)
Program content is subject to change.

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Our advisors are happy to answer any questions.

Courses List

This 16 week Certificate program requires the student to complete the following courses.

  • Duties of legal office staff
  • Overview of criminal law
  • Roles of lawyers and support staff
  • Canadian judicial system

  • Stages of civil lawsuits
  • Preparation of court documents

  • Wills and codicils preparation
  • Procedures for estate probate
  • Application for grants of letters

  • Elements of company law
  • Maintaining a minutes book

  • All aspects of residential real estate
  • Title searches
  • Transfer and mortgage documents

  • Family Relations Act & Divorce Act
  • Marriage, cohabitation, and separation agreements
  • Maintenance, child custody/access, division of assets
  • DIVORCEmate software

Certificate Program

Total Program Hours:
320 Hours
Full-Time Program Length:
16 Weeks
(Includes holidays and professional days)
Program content is subject to change.

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Our advisors are happy to answer any questions.

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