CDI College’s Paralegal Technology – JCA.1F trains students for employment as professional paralegals. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have gained vast and valuable knowledge in areas such as civil, criminal and administrative law, and will be ready to begin a career helping lawyers and attorneys in their daily duties and tasks. Paralegal grads also acquire general office administration skills and knowledge that can be used in a variety of settings.
The Paralegal Technology – JCA.1F program teaches students to communicate effectively through the use of legal terminology. Working in a law office requires analytical skills and a strong sense of professional ethics, all of which is covered in the program. Graduates will easily be able to manage their time productively, adapting to various constraints and atypical schedules in the workplace.
Graduates of the Paralegal Technology – JCA.1F program will find employment in different environments in the private sector, as well as the public sector (ministries, municipalities, courthouses) as legal researchers and more. Graduates can also further their education to become court stenographers.
Conditions for admission to an Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
In addition to meeting the college's requirements, applicants must satisfy one of the following conditions:
- the candidate interrupted his or her studies for at least two consecutive semesters or one school year;
- the candidate is covered by an agreement concluded between the college and an employer or by a government program;
- the candidate has completed at least one year of post-secondary studies spread out over a period of one or more years.
This vocational program leads to an ACS (Attestation of College Studies) recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement Supérieur (MEES) (Permit 749747).