The Paralegal Diploma program at Okanagan College provides in-depth, substantive training for students interested in starting a career as a paralegal. Learn the skills and knowledge required to assist in many areas of law, such as litigation, corporate law and real estate.
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This Paralegal Diploma provides in-depth substantive paralegal training. In year 1, students will learn the skills required to assist in the many litigation, corporate, and conveyancing areas of law. Year 2 will provide students with extensive knowledge in the areas of Tort Law, Contract Law, Law of Evidence, Administrative Law, Intellectual Property Law, etc. Between Years 1 and 2 students have an opportunity to work as assistants to gather more work experience before they delve into the 2nd-year paralegal courses. Students will complete a 12-week practicum at the end of the 2nd year to solidify the skills and concepts learned in the program.
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- B.C. Secondary school graduation, or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
- A minimum score of 50% in English 11 or alternatives; or a minimum score of 70% on an Okanagan College Office Administration English entrance test.
- A minimum keyboarding speed of 35 net words per minute is recommended.
Students must obtain a minimum grade of 70% in each of the graded courses in the program to graduate as well as successfully complete the three practicum placements with a Pass.
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