GET THE SKILLS TO BE A Legal Assistant PROFESSIONAL
CDI College's Legal Assistant program introduces you to the core clerical skills, legal terminology, legal concepts, and documents you will need to thrive in the legal industry.
Hands-on Legal Assistant Courses in Calgary or Edmonton
The Legal Assistant diploma program combines lectures, discussion, quizzes, assignments, exams, and practical work experience to prepare you for a fast-paced career in the legal field.
You will learn alternative dispute resolutions, courts, tribunals, the litigation process, employment law, and legal research and writing. You will also learn interpersonal skills and professionalism to give you the edge over your competition.
Legal Assistant Diploma ProgramGet the hands-on training you need for your new legal career by testing your skills in a practicum placement.
Both hands-on activities in the classroom and on-the-job practice will provide insight into how law firms, and legal departments in government or large corporations work. Graduate with real experience and hit the ground running from day one.
Legal assistants love research, are detail-oriented, and are sticklers for deadlines. Also, with legal training from CDI College and a few years in the field after graduation, you may be ready to pursue a career as a Paralegal.
If you want a fast track into a legal career, start by filling out the form to your right.
- Legal Assistant
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Industry Salary Information
- Low Wage ($/hr): $21.05
- Average Wage ($/hr): $30.49
- High Wage ($/hr): $39.03
- Average Salary: $56,201
* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.
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- Government Student Loans
Currently, Alberta has a government-sponsored plan that provides loan assistance to qualified full-time students. The type and amount of assistance usually varies depending on your individual circumstances.
When you meet with our Student Financial Planning Expert at the campus, we will go over all the financial options available to you to make this amazing investment in yourself both affordable and realistic.
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The Royal Credit Line for Students lets you focus on what's important: your studies. Available to full-time and part-time students, it allows you to take charge of your financial needs in a way that fits your lifestyle.
The Royal Credit Line for Students is different from a traditional loan in that it lets you borrow funds as you need them, and only pay the interest on the amount you use, without ever having to reapply. You get all the convenience and benefits with no annual fee.
As a student, you may qualify for one of RBC's best rates - Prime + 1%, which applies when you are at school and for a 12 month grace period after graduation.
Further information about financial assistance is available from the Financial Representative at your nearest campus.
- Other Financial Assistance
There may be other forms of financial aid available to you. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for specific government grants and bursaries. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive funding through a government-sponsored agency such as the Department of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) or WorkSafe.
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