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        Legal Administrative Assistant Online Certificate

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        • In today's workplace, the office support staff is an essential part of the team and a career as a Legal Administrative Assistant ranks among the most desirable occupations of the future. Legal Administrative Assistants perform valuable administrative and support tasks to ensure that law firms function efficiently. Lawyers are constantly looking for Legal Administrative Assistants - both experienced candidates and entry level candidates whom they can train in specialty areas of law.

          Online learning is quickly becoming the method of choice for Canadians looking for advanced learning to help them increase their earning potential and/or begin new careers. Online learning offers the ability to study in your own home, at your own pace, and on your own schedule. Capilano University Legal Administrative Assistant Online program can prepare you for a challenging career as a Legal Administrative Assistant.

          In this program you will receive training in administrative support with emphasis on legal terminology. You will build on your existing word processing skills in the legal procedural courses where transcription activities are included throughout. The program also includes courses in business English and human relations. Upon graduation, you will be ready to become a member of a law office team dealing in civil, corporate, family, or probate law or in conveyancing.

          The Legal Administrative Assistant Online program at Capilano University is part of BCcampus. BCcampus is a collaboration of post-secondary institutions in British Columbia providing an online, central access point to post-secondary online and distance learning courses, programs and resources.

          A total of 14 courses are offered online throughout the year from August to June. Most courses are offered twice each year; some more frequently. Application for program admission may be made at any time of the year.