Highly organized and detail-oriented individuals will enjoy a career in the fascinating world of Legal Studies. Herzing College Toronto offers a variety of diploma programs in this field.
The Police Foundations program prepares students to work within a community to ensure public safety through crime prevention and law enforcement. Areas of study include policing, interviewing and interrogating techniques, sociology and criminology, criminal investigations, forensics and evidence. Possible job titles include: Patrol Officer, Security Officer, Security Guard, Special Events Officer and Correctional Officer.
The Law Clerk program provides an overview of legal principles, practices and procedures. Law clerks play an important role in the legal profession, working directly under the guidance of a lawyer. Areas of study include legal office procedures, Corporate Law, Wills and Estates, Family Law, Real Estate, Litigation and the practical application of law clerk responsibilities. Possible job titles include: Junior Law Clerk, Law Clerk, Legal Researcher, Office Clerk, Legal Administrator, and Corporate Law Clerk.
The Paralegal program, accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada, prepares graduates to apply to the Law Society of Upper Canada to become licensed paralegals. Paralegals are non-lawyers providing legal services in specified areas of practice to the public for a fee. Areas of study include Understanding Statutes and By-Laws, Torts and Contracts, Evidence and the Litigation Process, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Small Claims Court, Tribunal Practice, Provincial Offences/Motor Vehicle Offences, Criminal Summary Conviction Procedures and Ethics. Possible job titles include: Paralegal, Corporate Paralegal, and Independent Paralegal.
The Immigration Consultant program has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the growing immigration consulting industry and the curriculum has been developed in accordance with the regulations of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). Immigration consultants assist clients with the immigration process. They are knowledgeable about immigration and visa laws, and application processes for various types of visas. Areas of study include Immigration and Refugee Law, Temporary Status, Family Sponsorship, Administrative Tribunals & the IRB and Professional Responsibility (Code of Ethical Conduct of Members).
To find out more about Herzing College Toronto Legal Studies programs students are encouraged to call 416.599.6996 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request more information or register.