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Legal Assistant

Limited seats for Fall 2024

Begin an administrative career in the legal sector.

Prepare legal documentation for real estate, civil litigation, wills and estates, domestic and family law, business and appeals.

Gain hands-on experience through the program’s practicum component.

  • Program Type
    Full-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Program Delivery
    In-person hybrid
  • In-person Location
    Notre Dame Campus
  • Intake
    Summer
  • Program Length
    11 months
  • Total Tuition / Fees for Courses
    $11,400 – $12,600
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Direct entry
  • Work-Integrated Learning
    Gain hands-on experience with real work opportunities
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

In this program, you will develop the necessary skills for an entry-level administration position in a legal setting.

TERM 1

Learn how to prepare legal documentation for real estate, civil litigation, wills and estates, domestic and family law, business and appeals.

TERM 2

Work independently and in groups building on the skills and knowledge you have gained.

TERM 3

Gain real-world experience through the program’s practicum component.

TERM 4

Complete your studies and receive an industry-backed credential from RRC Polytech.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Legal assistant
  • Legal secretary
  • Corporate legal secretary
  • Legal receptionist
  • Legal administrative assistant

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Get everything you need for a successful career.
Be well-prepared for the demands of industry thanks to experienced instructors.
Learn in facilities that mimic the real work environment.
Log in and study on your schedule.
Build excellent teamwork skills.
Develop key skills such as communication.
Learn at your own pace.
Plunge into a multifaceted assignment that serves as excellent preparation for your career.
Work through real-world situations to get the full career experience.

Graduate Success

Our graduates proudly use the versatile skills and in-depth knowledge they develop at RRC Polytech to start, change or advance their careers and take on new, rewarding opportunities.

The statistics below represent the opinions and employment statuses of this program’s recent grads. They were retrieved from the 2019-2020 RRC Polytech Graduate Satisfaction and Employment Report.

100% – NEW GRADS HIRED

Ideal for those re-entering the workforce or developing a new career path in the legal profession.

100% – SATISFIED WITH RRC POLYTECH EDUCATION

Instructors are highly educated and experienced within the legal field, ensuring exceptional, up-to-date training.

100% – RECOMMEND PROGRAM TO OTHERS

Graduates are prepared for success in the legal sector, whether it is in real estate, civil litigation, wills and estates, domestic and family law or business and appeals.

“I love the fact that the program instructors all have active careers alongside their instructing. It was nice to relate to real-world examples rather than just theoretical. Having the real applications was great.”

Sibu Thomas, RRC Polytech Graduate

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Legal Assistant program, you are a detail-oriented, logical thinker. You also excel at time management and dependability.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Adaptable
  • Critical thinker
  • Empathetic
  • Results-oriented
  • Team-oriented

SKILLS

  • Communication
  • Instruction following
  • Integrity
  • Prioritizing
  • Work ethic

INTERESTS

  • Law
  • Business
  • Teamwork
  • Clerical
  • Communications

All the Information You Need

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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LOCATION, DATES AND FEES

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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OTHER INFORMATION

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DATES AND FEES

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LIST OF COURSES

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

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OTHER INFORMATION

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Funding Your Education

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