Legal Administrative Assistant​

Diplomas focus on a distinct
discipline and are intended
to give students a practical
education to develop greater

The Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma program teaches the practical and theoretical skills of the legal profession. You can stand out in job applications with in-demand skills, including compiling legal transcriptions and managing legal offices with standardized procedures. Employers for legal assistants include law firms, courthouses, and or police forces – all of whom will be looking for an appropriate skillset.

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Average Duration

39 Weeks





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100% Online

Legal Administrative Assistant​

What You'll Learn

In this course, you will gain a fundamental understanding of the Canadian legal system.

Students explore the history of Canadian law, the Constitution of Canada, the Legal Professional Act, and the rules of the Law Society of Alberta with a review of professionalism and ethics in the field.

This course provides theoretical and practical knowledge of the family court system in Alberta.

Students will explore the following: divorce, custody, child welfare, and child support while developing practical skills such as completing a contested divorce file and filing procedures.

This course focuses on the substantive law of real estate. Students are introduced to conveyancing procedures, encumbrances, mortgages and land title systems in Alberta.

The course provides information in the areas of general, civil litigation, family, real estate, and corporate and estate practice and procedures.

Incorporating statutory amendments in legal procedures and the procedural changes resulting from the impact of technology on the legal profession, especially in the area of electronic filing and registration in corporate and real estate proactive.

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of civil litigation.

Students learn the Alberta court litigation stages and procedures, how to prepare pre-trial and trial proceeding documents, and the procedure for actions in Provincial Court and Civil Division.

This course introduces students to the software used in the legal environment.

Students analyze support software designed to provide attorneys a more efficient way to search for, organize, and analyze documents and transcripts when preparing a case.

This course provides the fundamentals of the structure of the Canadian Legal System. Topics include: Introduction and overview of Criminal Law, Substantive Criminal Law, Criminal Procedures and Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The course is an introduction to energy industry fundamentals in Canada and Alberta. It covers many aspects, including the structure and market of Canada’s electricity industry, major players, statistical data, and carbon emissions.

Renewable resources and financing methods are covered. Energy opportunities and challenges are discussed within the context of Canada’s gradual transition from fossil fuels to renewables.

The course provides an introduction to energy management in Canada and Alberta and covers many topics: energy management principles, energy managers, energy economics, and energy efficiency.

It fosters an understanding of company challenges in managing energy firms, particularly renewable energy companies.

The course introduces the concepts of energy sustainability and covers topics such as: law, business and industry practices. It also deals with energy trends and current policies that are shaping the renewable energy industry.

This course provides the fundamental structure of corporate businesses.

Students will become familiar with different types of financial arrangements, the creation and requirements for the transfer of businesses, and the typical documentation regarding commercial transactions.

This course introduces students to the basic structure of commercial law. The incorporation and organization of an Alberta company is examined.

Topics include the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Alberta Companies Act, the Canada Corporations Act, the Alberta Business Corporation Act, and the Societies Act.

This course prepares students to perform necessary functions using Microsoft Excel. Students learn how to manipulate spreadsheets, use functions, and create equations.

This course prepares students to perform functions necessary in the workplace using Microsoft Outlook.

File management, editing, formatting, and printing functions are topics covered to provide students the understanding of common functions in most Windows applications.

This course guides students through the Microsoft Windows application Word. Students will learn how to create and manipulate Word documents through a practical, hands-on approach. 

This course will introduce students to the fundamental English Language skills necessary to attain meaningful employment in contemporary business operations.

Students will learn about various mistakes in syntax, grammar, and spelling that will help set them apart from other job candidates.

They will also receive hands-on training on how to edit business documents using standardized proofreading marks.

The course discusses the fundamental details involved in effective communication techniques used in modern fast-paced work environments.

Topics include: effective written communication skills, proper communication techniques, specific workplace communication situations, and designing effective business presentations.

This course helps students make the transition to post-secondary education and teaches them how to make the most of their chosen career education path as they prepare to enter the workforce.

Topics include: learning styles, goal setting, note-taking, and testing.

In this course, students will work hands on to build on essential skills necessary for finding opportunities in today’s job market.

Students will develop this essential communication in order to be successful in the entire job application process.

Throughout the course, students will learn skills to plan, write, and complete a resume; to search for employment; and develop their presentation skills to help them achieve gainful employment.

Advantages of Studying at NeoCanada

Canadian Educational Excellence

Maximize your capabilities and boost your resume with the best educational system in the world.

Real World Application

Content and assignments designed for real-world application will keep you engaged during the program and make you ready for immediate professional employment.

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Access the most current learning resources to develop skills that will stand you out in the job market. 


NeoCanada Programs will give you the freedom to learn from anywhere in the world and set personalized hours of study to fit your lifestyle.

Build Job-ready Skills To Succeed in Canada

Take advantage of an increasing job market in Canada.


Job Postings


Average salary

Job Opportunities

Administrative Assistant
Executive Assistant
Office Manager
Operations Coordinator
Project Coordinator
CAD $52,000
CAD $70,000
CAD $60,000
CAD $65,000
CAD $65,000


These statistics are from and
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.

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Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma


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Exclusive Benefits of a Canada North College Diploma

Affordability: Compared to other Canadian online and in-person colleges, we offer the same high-quality education at lower prices.

Top Learning Materials: We use the best textbooks and learning platforms available, written and recognized by industry experts.

Industry-experienced Instructors: Our faculty members come from the course industry and are up to date on the latest trends and techniques.

World-Class Skills: Canadian post-secondary education is recognized the world over for its excellence in preparing students to enter the global job market.

Cost Effective: Because we are online, there is no need to obtain a student visa or incur the financial or emotional costs associated with relocating to Canada for your studies.

Career-Focused Knowledge: Graduate prepared to enter the job market that corresponds to your field of study and ready to meet employer needs.

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If for any reason you are not satisfied with your course you can request a refund within 7 days.


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Everything depends on your experience, location, industry, and the job market itself. According to the Government of Canada’s Job Bank, the median wage for Legal Assistants in Canada is $25.00 per hour. Legal Assistants in certain industries, such as corporate law or intellectual property law, may earn higher salaries than those in other areas of law.

According to the Government of Canada’s Job Bank, there is currently a shortage of qualified Legal Assistants in some regions of the country. The demand for legal services is expected to increase as the population ages, leading to a corresponding increase in demand for legal support services. Additionally, changes in the legal industry, such as the increasing use of technology and outsourcing, may create new job opportunities for Legal Assistants.

Online learning is user-centric. Students can study at their own pace, repeat assessments, and take breaks when needed. This helps students to balance their work, education, and family without feeling overwhelmed.

Online learning is accessible. Students only need a space to work with a connection to the internet. Anyone can turn their home into a classroom with Online Learning!

Online learning costs less. NeoCanada doesn’t have classrooms, so we can charge less for the exact same learning materials that are used in Canadian Colleges and Universities. Students also save money because they don’t have to pay for transportation between the classroom and their residences.

‘Four in five Canadian post-secondary students feel the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed their expectations of a higher education experience and want a tertiary education that matches their digital lifestyle, finds new poll research by KPMG in Canada.’

Absolutely! NeoCanada is always open; you can access your course materials in the morning, afternoon, or nighttime. This helps you schedule your learning in ways that work best for you, ensuring that you have the time to complete your studies.

Canada is known for its educational excellence. This is why Canada is one of the top education destinations in the world, with over 620,000 international students enrolled.

Canadian education is recognized and highly valued around the world; employers know that it’s an accomplishment to receive a credential from a Canadian Institution.

Graduates from Canadian post-secondary institutions have higher employability rates, making them more competitive in the job market both domestically and globally.

Diplomas focus on a distinct discipline and are intended to give students a practical education to develop greater knowledge. Graduates of Diploma Programs have proven themselves to be capable individuals and are highly valuable to employers.

  • Diplomas are comprised of 4-7 MicroDiplomas

MicroDiplomas are a section of a Diploma. They are intended for students who want to upgrade their skills or get a comprehensive education in a new subject.

  • MicroDiplomas are comprised of 2-4 courses.

Modules provide students with knowledge of a single subject and are an excellent way for students to try out online education and learn something new.

You get all the benefits of a Canadian education without the travel, lodging, or time spent away from home that traditional in-person Canadian schools incur on foreign learners. You can remain in your country with your friends, family, and support networks without interrupting your current job or lifestyle. 

NeoCanada provides educational services designed to assist students in improving their qualifications and credentials for potential immigration to Canada. Our courses are designed to educate and equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to find employment once you arrive in Canada, but we do not guarantee any specific immigration outcomes.

NeoCanada is not an immigration consulting firm or an immigration service provider. We do not provide legal advice, immigration advice, or assistance in the immigration application process. Our services are solely focused on education and skill enhancement.

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