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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Office Administration - Legal program at Centennial College 's courses not only allow you to develop core office administration skills, but 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, estate and more.
  • 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, in the final term you complete a two-day-per-week field placement during which you have the opportunity to apply specific legal office administration skills. Among these skills are preparation of legal documents using word processing, legal terminology and office procedures used in law firms or corporate legal departments.

The field placement is organized and supervised by faculty members of the program. Faculty and staff work closely with you to help you find a placement well suited to your needs. While the placement is unpaid, it provides valuable resume enhancement experience.

Career Outlook

  • Assistant to president of an organization
  • Executive assistant
  • Administrative assistant
  • Administrative support officer
  • Senior secretary
  • Executive secretary
  • Office coordinator
  • Legal secretary
  • Legal administrative assistant
  • Legal office support
  • Administrative support officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Communication 
  • Keyboarding 
  • Office Administration Technology 
  • Document Review & Proofreading 
  • Financial Procedures 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    51

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

    Note: 

    • Students transferring from the Office Administration - General (2701) certificate program must have successfully completed the OAGN-127 Machine Transcription course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14937 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14937 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2721 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2721 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Centennial College is offering two (2) scholarships to international students. One scholarship is awarded to an international student based on merit; the other to an international transfer student from China based on academic performance. Both scholarships are offered to eligible students who have successfully completed two consecutive semesters.

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