Cestar College

Region: Ontario Answer # 2808

To apply for a paralegal licence with the Law Society of Ontario (LSO), all applicants must have graduated from a Law Society accredited Paralegal Education Program, which must be from a college approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

What is the Cestar College Paralegal Diploma Program?

Graduates of the LSO accredited 2-year Accelerated Paralegal Diploma Program at Cestar College of Business, Health & Technology will have acquired the skills to assist people in a number of legal areas. Courses cover a variety of areas of law, including:

  • Small Claims
  • Statutory Accident Benefits
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Summary Criminal offences

Admission requirements

  • IELTS : 6
  • Academic background: High School Diploma

Course delivery

The Diploma Program Is two years in length and includes 600 hours over 2 semesters of classroom learning as well as:

  • 40 hours practice management
  • 40 hours job field placements
  • 120 hours internship

Graduates of the program will be entitled to apply to the LSO to write their Paralegal licensing examination.

More info

For more information on the Accelerated Paralegal Diploma Program at Cestar College of Business, Health & Technology including fees, full admission requirements, and how to apply, visit cestarcollege.com

The Ontario Paralegal Association (OPA) is the largest professional association of licensed paralegals in Ontario. Its mandate is to represent the interests of paralegals throughout the Province. To find out more, or to become a member, visit the OPA website.


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