Paralegal Practitioner

Part-time

Start date: 27 Feb 2021
Duration: 12 Months
Class times:  Saturday mornings

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About this course

Our Paralegal Practitioner programme, endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Business Management (CIBM), is designed to upgrade your legal skills and offers an introduction into insurance practice, mercantile law, criminal law, family law, human resource management and paralegal skills.

On completion of this course, you will have the necessary skills to work in a private law firm or legal advice clinic preparing paperwork for court, communicating with clients during trials or court cases and performing other legal duties.

Entrance requirement

Participants are required to complete the Legal Assistant part-time qualification as a prerequisite for admission. 

What you will learn

The course is broken down into 4 modules. Each module takes 12 weeks to complete by attending classes on a Saturday. The modules are:

  • Introduction to Insurance Practice 12 weeks
  • Mercantile Law 12 weeks
  • Human Resource Management 12 weeks
  • Legal Practice II

Certification 

Upon successful completion of the programme and internal assessments, students will be awarded:

  • The UniCollege Short Programme Certificate in Introduction to Insurance Practice
  • The UniCollege Short Programme Certificate in Mercantile Law
  • The UniCollege Short Programme Certificate in Human Resource Management*
  • The UniCollege Learning Programme Certificate in Paralegal Practice*

*Endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Business Management (CIBM)