Program at a glance
Area of Study
Clinical and fieldwork placement
Open to International
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Get started in the legal profession.
The Legal Office Assistant certificate program provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function in entry level support roles in a variety of legal, government and general business environments.
As a graduate, you will typically provide secretarial and administrative services that support managers and professional employers in both the private and public sectors, including law offices, legal departments of large firms, real estate companies, public courts and government.
Graduates of the program may choose to complete specialized training in a number of areas, as this program ladders directly into additional credentials within the legal administration field.
You will also have a foundation to further study with Camosun's business administration diploma or Bachelor of Business Administration. Talk to an Academic Advisor to learn more about your options.
You may be able to use courses taken in this program in other credentials in the School of Business or the College.
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Graduate career ready
You will gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function in entry level support roles in a variety of legal, government and general business environments.
Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.
What to expect
The program consists of 14 courses starting in the Fall, Winter, Summer term. Program courses are delivered in a combination of online and face-to-face instruction. Evening and daytime classes are held predominantly at the Interurban campus and the program is taken on a part-time basis.
A rewarding career
Legal administrative assistants in BC earn a median annual salary* of $50,500 depending on employer and seniority.
*2018 Job Bank Wage data
Curriculum & courses
When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.
Tip: Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.
- C+ in English 12
- C+ in Camosun Alternative
Note: Keyboarding speed of 30 words per minute is recommended
Our teaching staff
Camosun College is fiercely proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students' individual journeys.
Find a full list of courses and specific admission requirements.