Paralegal Technology

Code

310.C0

Diploma

DEC

Sector

Services sociaux, éducatifs et juridiques

Number of credits

89

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1335 Hours

Statut

Program approved in 2004

This program aims to train the student to respond to the needs and demands of different work environments of a paralegal technician. The student must demonstrate the appropriate personal and professional attitudes for the legal field (autonomy, judgement and discernment, analyze judicial decisions, sense of observation, efficiency, discretion and ethics, etc.) as well as their ability to manage their time and to work with purpose.

Les intentions éducatives du programmes visent deux préoccupations: d'une part, développer chez l'étudiant et l'étudiante l'esprit juridique essentiel à la profession ainsi que le sens de l'éthique et du secret professionnel qui assurent la qualité et la légalité des interventions dans les différents milieux du droit civil, pénal et administratif; d'autre part, former des personnes capables d'exercer leurs compétences dans différents milieux ou professions ainsi que dans les situations de travail nécessitant de bien gérer son stress pour agir avec promptitude et tact.

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. IV CST – Secondary IV Mathematics: Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563414)

Day/Evening

D

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

court registrar
court bailiff
paralegal

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
044XTo analyze the job function
044YTo use software applications commonly used in the legal profession
044ZTo manage a legal resource centre
0450To interpret legislative text
0451To analyze judicial or administrative decisions
0452To apply rules of judicial and administrative procedure
0453To follow up on files
0454To communicate and interact in a work environment
0455To translate a factual situation in to a legal question
0456To draft legal proceedings for approval
0457To draft deeds for approval
0458To adopt professional behaviour
0459To execute judicial decisions
045ATo manage one's schedule
045BTo ensure the progress of a file in the penal justice system
045CTo examine titles
045DTo conduct legal research
045ETo prepare evidence for a trial