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Advanced Paralegal (Without Co-op)

The Advanced Paralegal Diploma is a 50 weeks intense program which aims to provide training in traditional legal administrative skills and legal procedures. You will handle and format legal correspondence such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs along with civil and family litigation from our qualified instructors.

  • Written and verbal communication

  • Drafting legal documents

  • Advocacy, including examination, cross-examination, submission of arguments 

  • Legal research and writing

  • Ability to analyze and apply legislation to real-life situations

  • Negotiation and conflict resolution 

Credential Offered


Length of Program

50 Full-time weeks

Number of Courses


Number of Credits


Total Contact Hours


Method of Delivery


Semester Schedule

Fall (September - December)

Spring (January - April)

Summer I (May-June)

Summer II (July-August)


Vancouver Main Campus

900 - 549 Howe Street

Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 2C2

  • Completion of high school or mature student status (over 18 years old)

  • Evidence of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent; evidence of qualification can include an IELTS evaluation, or similar testing assessment to the level which can be closely deemed as equivalence (ie. TOEFL IBT), or the student can take the College’s language proficiency exam and achieve at least 70%.

  • Application fee:    CAD$250 Domestic / CAD$1,000 International

  • Tuition:

    • Domestic:

      • Program Total:   CAD$12,500

      • Assessment Fee:   CAD$40 (if applicable)

      • Textbooks / Course Materials:   CAD$2,300

      • Other Fees:   CAD$195 

    • International: 

      • Program Total:   CAD$15,500

      • Assessment Fee:   CAD$40 (if applicable)

      • Textbooks / Course Materials:   CAD$2,300

      • Other Fees:   CAD$195 

  • 4 weeks prior to starting of classes

  • late admission possible based on intake*

Successfully complete all required courses

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

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900 - 549 Howe Street

Vancouver BC, Canada, V6C 2C2