The Legal Office Skills Online Certificate Program provides people currently working in an office environment with the skills needed to work in legal firms or in the legal departments of financial, real estate or other firms. Courses cover legal office procedures, family litigation, wills and estates, and conveyancing procedures. The program is offered over the Internet, allowing students to complete coursework on their own time. Exams are written at the College campus.
International students are not currently eligible for this program. For more information, contact Douglas College International
A minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College (effective for Summer 2017 graduation).
All courses must be completed with a grade of "C-" or higher.
career transfer pathways
Graduates of the Legal Office Skills Online Certificate Program have the training necessary to work in legal firms or the legal departments of finance, real estate, or other firms. Between 80 and 90 percent of our graduates are working within one month of graduation. Currently, over 90 percent of our graduates are using their acquired skills on the job. Many gain employment through their practicum placements.
You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page.
Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.
Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
When offered a full-time seat in this program a non-refundable, non-transferable $350 tuition deposit is required.