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Court Support Services

Durham College

12 months
13852 CAD/year
2722 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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In partnership with the Ministry of the Attorney General, the Court Support Services programme offered by the Durham College was the first specialized court support training program to be offered in Ontario. 


Whether you are working in criminal, civil, youth, family or provincial offences court, court support services staff carry a lot of responsibility and play a critical role in the administration of justice. As an extension of the bench, courtroom clerks, registrars and court services officers must maintain and ensure proper decorum and integrity while providing high-quality professional customer service. You will gain practical skills and knowledge in all court business lines, including evidence recording skills as a court reporter and obtain a solid foundation in court support services that will prepare you for a career in many areas within the justice sector. 

The Court Support Services programme offered by the Durham College is enhanced by faculty who share direct court support experience and expertise.


What you could be:

  • Court clerk/court registrar
  • Court reporter
  • Court services officer
  • Court and client services representatives
  • Courts administration
  • Judicial secretary
  • Legal secretary
  • Specialized court workers

Where you could work:

  • Municipal and provincial courthouses
  • Client service agencies
  • Law firms

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Court Clerk Criminal-Ocj 
  • Communications - CTSS 
  • Interpersonal & Group Dynamics 
  • Computer/Court Tech 
  • Courtroom Clerk/Registrar-Family 
  • Field Observation 
  • Canadian Law 
  • Court Reporter

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The September intake is closed for international students at this moment.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)


  • Grade 11 Canadian law
  • Basic keyboarding skills required with a commended typing speed of 50 words per minute

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13852 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13852 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2722 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2722 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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