Centennial College

Office Administration - Legal

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Program Information

School:Centennial College
Faculty:School of Business
Field of Study:Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Description:In the Office Administration – Legal program at Centennial College, students will see the legal system unfold before their eyes. The program's Office Administration - Legal courses will not only allow students to develop core office administration skills, but will also focus on: legal office environments; building an understanding of current issues in Canadian law; specialized areas of practice such as civil litigation, family law, real estate, wills and estate, and more; and the use of specialized legal office software, with an emphasis on computer-generated document production and word processing.

To round out the Office Administration – Legal training, students will complete a two-day per week field placement in the final term, during which they will have the opportunity to apply specific legal office administration skills. Among these skills will be: preparation of legal documents using word processing, legal terminology, and office procedures used in law firms or corporate legal departments. The field placement will be organized and supervised by faculty members of the program. Faculty and staff will work closely with students to help them find a placement well suited to their needs. While the placement is unpaid, it provides valuable resume enhancement experience.

URL:Office Administration - Legal at Centennial College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,717

This cost estimate is based on 2 semesters.
Careers:Legal Secretaries, Court Recorders, Court Clerks

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older); and English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission. Students transferring from the Office Administration - General (2701) certificate program must have successfully completed the OAGN-127 Machine Transcription course.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 13, 2016