Why pursue training in the legal field?
Legal administrative assistants are integral to law offices. Our legal training program will equip you with the proper knowledge and skills to succeed in this exciting field. If you want to work in corporate or commercial law, estate planning, family law, or court systems, you’ll need to understand how law firms operate. You’ll also need to know court processes, proper legal search methods, and legal filing standards.
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Graduates possess the skills and knowledge to do work of a legal nature under the direct supervision of a licensed lawyer. Their knowledge regarding legal documents, the legal system and the ethical consideration of the legal profession make them invaluable.
The Immigration Administrative Assistant diploma program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of opportunities within the immigration consultancy field. Throughout the duration of the program, students learn both the theoretical and practical aspects of the sector.
What to expect from a career in Canada’s legal industry
Legal administrative assistants help keep things running at their organization. While the tasks you’ll be assigned may differ from company to company, your role is a key, supportive one.
Roles as a legal administrative assistant are in-office positions, and you can expect to work a regular 40-hour week. You’ll need to be comfortable working as part of a team and on your own and may be asked to conduct some research, prepare correspondence, file legal documents, and client information, or even take notes during a meeting.
The job forecast for legal administrative assistants in Alberta is higher than average.
Careers after completing a legal training program in Alberta
After you graduate, you’ll be equipped to work in various settings, such as:
- Law offices
- Notary offices
- Record search organizations
- Public sector legal departments
- Private sector legal departments
Salary range for careers as a legal administration assistant
Pay for legal administration jobs vary depending on the company, industry, and job location. Graduates can expect to earn between $35,000 to $54,000.
Why choose a legal training course with AOLCC?
With over 30 diploma and certificate programs available, AOLCC is an excellent choice for those looking for a career change or expanding their legal and administrative skills. Our world-class integrated learning system (ILS) focuses on each student’s learning needs with curriculum that lets you learn at your own pace and set your own schedule.
Our students receive one-on-one, personalized support from an on-campus learning coach, so that they will be supported in every step of their career journey.
From the west coast to Ontario, we have a campus near you! 50 locations across the country make us Canada’s largest college network.
Once you graduate, our job placement assistance can help you find the right opportunities in your chosen career. We work with you to develop job-hunting skills and learn the best resume-building techniques to help you get hired.
How can you get started?
Studying at AOLCC can set you on the right path to a successful and exciting career in legal administration. Contact an admissions advisor for a free consultation to find out if our legal training programs are right for you.
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