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Humber’s Paralegal graduate certificate program prepares you for an exciting career in the legal field. You will gain skills in legal research, oral and written advocacy, critical thinking, and problem solving through a case-based and problem-based learning environment. You will develop your oral advocacy skills through active learning including presentations and mock trials. Courses include tort and contract law, residential landlord and tenant law, employment law, small claims court, provincial offences and summary convictions, and administrative tribunal law and procedures. Studies in legal accounting, business planning, ethics and entrepreneurship help prepare you to set up and manage your own paralegal professional practice. Work within areas of permitted practice and articulate limitations on representation for paralegals. Develop and assess strategies which adhere to the professional and ethical requirements of the Paralegal Rules of Conduct. Research, analyse, interpret and apply the provisions of legislation and case law to client situations using proper legal citation methods. Conduct trial and tribunal advocacy in accordance with the permitted scope of practice of a paralegal by utilizing the applicable structure, process, and jurisdictional authority of courts and administrative tribunals. Select and employ effective human relations, interpersonal, and intervention strategies to assist in resolving conflicts. Develop a coherent case management strategy and execute it effectively.
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Graduate Certificate
3 Semesters
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Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
JANUARY; SEPTEMBER, 2023 Duration North Campus - Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning Course fee AUD 41,261
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Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning has been known as one of the most successful leaders in post-secondary education in Canada since 1967.
It offers a range of career-focused qualifications, placing emphasis on hands-on learning to enable students to make a seamless transition from education to industry with a real understanding of the workplace.
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North Campus - Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

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Humbers largest campus is centrally located with easy access to the downtown core. Its balance of urban living and lush forestry makes this campus an ideal blend for all of our students.