Get the Skills to Be a Legal Assistant
Morning & Afternoon Classes Available
63 Week* Legal Assistant Career Training Program
Legal Assistants work under the direction of lawyers and provide support to help prepare for meetings, hearings and trials.
If you’re an organized, detail-oriented individual interested in the law, and you’re ready to get into a steady and professional career, training as a Legal Assistant could be an excellent opportunity.
The best way to see if Bredin College is the right fit for you is come in and tour the school. You can tour our facilities, meet with both students and instructors. Schedule a tour now or Get more info.
Become a Qualified Legal Office Professional
The Legal Assistant Diploma Program from Bredin College provides the hands-on training, real-world experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career, without spending years in school.
Classes are led by dedicated instructors. As a student, you’ll train on industry-current software and get up-to-date skills in areas employers look for, including:
- Keyboarding & Introduction to Computers
- Microsoft Office Skills – Outlook, Word Core, Word Expert, Excel Core, and PowerPoint
- Business Writing
- Skills for Success
- Office Procedures
- Customer Relations
- Professional Communication Skills
- Introduction to Canadian Law
- Legal Office Procedures
- Family Law & Procedures
- Criminal Law & Procedures
- Litigation Procedures
- Real Estate
- Wills & Estates
- Credit & Collection Procedures
- Corporate & Commercial Law
- Legal Research & Interview Skills
- Practice Management Software
- Career Strategies
- Practicum Placement
Excellent employment opportunities exist for graduates of this program. Most graduates begin as legal trainees in lawyers’ offices, while some obtain employment in government offices, legal departments of financial, real estate and other firms.
Legal Assistant students at Bredin take part in a 8-week practicum in real law offices. Gain on-the-job experience alongside working legal professionals.
A professional practicum can be a great way to get a feel for your new career and make helpful industry connections before you graduate.
Is a Fulfilling Legal Career Right for You? Take the "Bredin College Legal Career Training Readiness Quiz"
This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your legal career training readiness score now>>
Get Help to Fund Your Education
Education is one of the most important investments you can make. Don’t let your financial situation stand in the way of your education. Many students require some form of financial assistance.
The dedicated Financial Aid team at Bredin College will help you through the financing process and discuss funding options with you such as Student Aid, personal line of credit or loan, or RESP’s. They will take time to personally assist in determining which financial option is right for you. Once this is decided they work with you to help secure funding before starting your program.
I’m almost 3 months studying in Bredin and I can definitely say that I made the right choice. I’ve already gained lot of knowledge and skills since the instructor is very informative. The College is well equipped with educational staff, the classrooms are very comfortable and conductive for learning. The Director, instructors and other staff are very approachable, considerate and supportive. I appreciate Ms. Nuella being a kind and good hearted teacher to us. I would recommend Bredin College because it has a great learning environment.
Get the Support of a Proven Employment Leader
Our roots are in employment solutions. Our parent company, Bredin Centre for Learning, has been an employment leader in Alberta for over 40 years. We’ve helped thousands of people get the tools and support it takes to secure rewarding professional positions.
As a Bredin College student and graduate you’ll benefit from the resources and rich network of employer connections Bredin has developed over the years. Our Career Placement staff have the skills to help you every step of the way, from developing a standout resume to job hunting, interview techniques and more!
Is a Rewarding Legal Assistant Career Right for You? Get More Info…
If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Legal Assistant and exploring whether Bredin College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.
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