Do you want a career with real prospects? Get into legal administration! It is estimated that during 2009-2018 there will be over 63,000 job openings with only about 9,000 professionals ready to fill the positions. With this kind of evidence, there has never been a better time to get into the legal field.
In today’s law office, the legal administrative assistant performs valuable administrative and clerical support to ensure that law firms function efficiently such as legal research, draft legal documents, prepare case briefs, file court documents, organize and maintain documents and perform general office duties such as office reception, preparing correspondence and filing. In addition to understanding the procedures of a legal office, the Administrative Legal Computer program also provides training in traditional office administration skills – giving graduates an opportunity for diversity.
Lawyers and other legal professionals are constantly looking for both experienced and entry-level candidates. A career in the legal profession is both prestigious and rewarding. It is time for you to raise the bar!
Includes all of these courses:
MDE programs contain practical, easy-to-follow lessons. Each lesson introduces fundamental skills followed by practice exercises to help you apply the material you've learned, and testing to ensure you've learned the objectives.
As technology continues to advance, computers are a part of everyday life. This makes computer knowledge vital to success in today's world.
To properly make full use of your computer, you will learn about the hardware needed, the best software to use, and how to navigate the Internet. You also will discover how to input information and get information (or output) from your computer!
Learn the history of computers and the Internet to see just how far technology has advanced!
This course is an introduction to using the Internet and the World Wide Web. Learn to find information, communicate with others and conduct business. Explore a wide range of topics such as; connecting to the Internet, navigating a Web page, online communications, and protecting your computer from viruses.
Email is one of the most popular features of the Internet. Explore elements of an email, email etiquette, learn how to review an incoming email and to compose and send an email.
Once you have mastered the basics, you will then learn to get more out of the Internet. Learn to shop online, manage your personal finances, research topics, play online games, and find information on news, sports and weather!
Law is an essential part of Canada's culture. To operate a democratic and orderly society it is vital to have a broad knowledge and understanding of the law.
You will develop legal knowledge; studying key terms relating to the law. Take an in-depth look at Criminal Law, Civil Law, Family Law and Contract Law. Study recent cases and learn to apply your knowledge to those cases. You will also develop research skills, improve communication skills and learn to think more critically.
You will start learning general office procedures; telephone etiquette, use of office equipment, and management of correspondence. Then the practices and procedures specific to lhe aw will be introduced; ethical obligations, managing client dockets, legal citations, preparing law reports and court documents. Learn to prepare documentation pertaining to wills and estates, civil law, family law, personal and real estate property, and criminal law.
Gain the added advantage of learning the “soft skills’ employers seek out in their best employees, such as, self-discipline, organization, time management and multi-tasking.
Microsoft Access is a powerful database software, enabling you to create, query, and maintain databases. Organizations and individuals benefit from storing data in a database and using Access to manage the database. One of the major advantages is the capability to easily find the answers to questions and queries.
You will learn to enter, sort, or delete data or use special features to design and use custom forms and professional looking reports.
You will learn to create well-designed presentations using slides layouts, placeholders, themes, transitions, and animations.
PowerPoint has extensive and easy to use formatting and editing features, which enables you to organize information into powerful presentations. You can also use PowerPoint to create transparencies, paper printouts, slides, and handouts to aid you with your presentation.
You will learn to make slides that contain text, images, clip art, movies, audio, graphs, and tables.
Expand your understanding of Windows 8 through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead.
Windows 8 introduces a brand new way of interacting with computers and mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones. The new interface, which includes tiles, charms, and apps, will revolutionize how people work.
This course will teach the new interface and approach in a way that is easy to learn; exposing you to real-world examples and procedures preparing you to be a skilled operating system user upon completion.
Windows 8 can be customized to fit your individual needs. You will learn skills to use in your personal and professional life such as; to customize desktops, to install hardware and software, to manage folders, to perform advanced searches, to create a document, to save pictures, and to play a music file.
This course covers Word 2013 and teaches via step by step video tutorials. You will learn to create, edit and format documents; creating MLA-style research papers; working with tables; using advanced page layout techniques; working with graphics; performing a mail merge; and collaborating with others.
Explore concepts such as changing document settings, creating letterhead, editing and formatting tables. You‘ll learn to create, review, and publish important documents; sharing them in print, through e-mail, and on the web.
No matter what type of business or industry you work in, there’s a need for safety practices and procedures. Every year in Canada, many preventable workplace accidents occur. All workers are equally responsible to help prevent these accidents from happening.
Why wait for bad things to happen? Prepare for today.
This Occupational Health and Safety Course will explain employer and employee rights, explore roles and responsibilities as well as examine OH&S Legislation in jurisdictions throughout Canada.