This programme is designed to allow students to be employed by Lawyers, Law and Auditing Firms, Banks and other Financial Organisations, as well as in the private sector as Legal assistants or paralegals. Many opportunities also exist in the private (government) sector.
Successful students will become qualified and competent assistants able to ensure that the primary legal services are more accessible and affordable to the public. Upon completion the learner will be able to:
Conduct legal research on the behalf of a legal or paralegal practitioner
Communicate with internal and external clients in a legal or paralegal workplace
Guide and refer clients in a paralegal context
Assist in solving problems in a paralegal context
Provide administration and organizational support in an office environment
Display ethical values and professional conduct when dealing with internal and external clients.
Learners could pursue a career as a:
Upon successful completion of your programme, you will receive a certificate depicting: - Higher Certificate in Paralegal Studies and an academic transcript. These documents will be issued at the annual graduation ceremony,couriered to the nearest branch or posted to you, provided that your account is in order.It is the learners responsibility to ensure they meet all the programme requirements before a qualification can beissued.
The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate OR equivalent.
You can also reserve your seat for the 2021 Academic Year
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