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Office Administration-Legal Office Assistant Certificate

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NIC is not currently accepting applications for the Legal Administrative Assistant program due to changes in the province-wide delivery of this credential. Applicants interested in other OAD programs should make an appointment with an educational advisor.

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Admission Requirements

1. Successful completion of the Office Assistant 1 certificate.  Applicants with significant previous office experience may be admitted with department member approval. 

2. OAD 120 Job Search or employment in the legal administration field

3. Keyboarding speed requirement is 40 w.p.m.  The timing speed is based on the average of three 3-minute timings with three errors or less.   


Course Requirements

First 10 Months:

Complete the Office Administration-Office Assistant 1 Certificate

Next 10 Months:

  • OAD-170 Introduction to the Canadian Legal System
  • OAD-171 Legal Office Procedures
  • OAD-172 Litigation Procedures I
  • OAD-173 Litigation Procedures II
  • OAD-174 Family Litigation Procedures
  • OAD-175 Conveyancing Procedures I
  • OAD-176 Conveyancing Procedures II
  • OAD-177 Corporate Procedures I
  • OAD-178 Corporate Procedures II
  • OAD-179 Wills and Estates

Completion Requirements

  • To be eligible to receive a certificate, you must achieve a minimum of a B- in each course listed for the certificate; except OAD 102  requires exit speed of 50 wpm.

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