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Specialist in Applied Information Technology - LCE.3V Option: Legal Administrative Assistant

The legal profession is full of opportunities for motivated and detail-oriented people. Information technology is particularly important to the functioning of modern law offices. CDI College's Specialist in Applied Information Technology -  LCE.3V Option: Legal Administrative Assistant program gives students a broad understanding of the Canadian legal system.

This program covers the fundamental terminology, legal office procedures, record keeping and bookkeeping skills you need to thrive in a law office. Students also receive hands-on training in keyboarding, transcription skills, and word processing programs. This program will prepare students to work as a legal trainee or as an assistant in legal departments of family, financial, corporate, real estate and other law firms.

Prerequisites 
  • Secondary V diploma
  • Successful admission test 

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).

Program Courses

412-PF2-ID - Practicum - Project II
Subjects – Application of elements covered during the program. Code of ethic and interpersonal skills in a professional environment.
412-PF1-ID - Practicum - Project I
Subjects – Application of elements covered during the program. Code of ethic and interpersonal skills in a professional environment.
412-ACN-ID - Notarized Deeds
Subjects – Notarized deeds. Publication office and costs. Legal documents and appropriate formating.
412-APC-ID - Civil Law Deeds
Subjects – Legal procedure rules for deeds: steps and legal delays. Proceedings endorsement editing, legal stamps. Presentationof deeds to the Court’s office. Requests and registrations production. Preparation and presentation of a bill of fees.
412-MPJ-ID - Introduction to the Legal Environment
Subjects – Legal System, matrimonial law and death duties. Professional ethics. Confidentiality rules and conventions. Obligations, contracts. Commercial leases.Type of companies, creation and dissolution of a company.
412-CEJ-ID - Spreadsheet II
Subjects – Statistic functions, financial functions, analysis functions, logical functions, research functions, sort functions.
412-1NF-ID - Computer Graphics Fundamentals
Subjects – Creating a screen page, a design and a pictural organization. Plastic language versus message. Integration of graphics with Illustrator and Photoshop. Edition and range of colors.
412-1NT-ID - Internet Technology I
Subjects – Major service providers. Search engines. Downlaoding files from Internet. Importing images. Introduction to creating, modifying and saving Web pages. Configuration of an email account with a public provider. Messages.
412-BD2-ID - Database Management Systems II
Subjects – Creation of a database and tables. Data entry, modification, deletion. Request creation using one condition. Selection and creation of screen formats and report printing.
412-BD1-ID - Database Management Systems I
Subjects – Creation of a database and tables. Data entry, modification, deletion. Request creation using one condition. Selection and creation of screen formats and report printing.
412-LDP-ID - Presentation Software
Subjects – Using pictures from an electronic bank. Using sound effects. Advanced format features : PDF files, universal format for file exchange, navigator. Modifying objects, pen and marker, book-mark a page, links.
412-CE1-ID - Spreadsheet I
Subjects – Default parameters. Editing commands, special effects, cells formating, graphic creation.
412-0AR-ID - Tools for Report Writing
Subjects – Advantages and disavantages of the various tools. Web tools. Mailing and file merge. Dynamic table of contents. Spelling and grammatical error corrections.
412-TT2-ID - Word Processing II
Subjects – Advanced editing features: tables, file merge, envelopes and labels, forms, macro commands, columns, graphic functions, image insertion.
412-TT1-ID - Word Processing I
Subjects – File editing : editing commands, margins, fonts, header and footer. Special effects. Table of contents. Spelling correction function. File treatment.
412-1T1-ID - Introduction to Information Technology
Subjects – Software and Operating systems. Different functions of the computer. Objects in Windows Environment.