Paralegal - Professional Development

These non-credit courses are suited for Legal Assistants, Paralegals and professionals in the legal field. Keep your skills current and add valuable and practical training to your professional portfolio. Courses are taught by experienced legal professionals.

A Statement of Completion will be issued upon successful completion of each course.

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Sep, Jan, Apr 21 hours (seven weeks) N/A Downtown Part-time

Program Description

Program Description

Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: or 604.443.8600.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Course Schedule

Fees and Other costs

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

VCC's paralegal certificate and paralegal diploma programs are designed for paralegals and legal administrative assistants who want to increase their knowledge and professional opportunities in this growing field.

Join us at VCC's Downtown campus, 200-block Dunsmuir at Hamilton, two blocks west of the Stadium SkyTrain station.

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Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info


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Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Janet Chee, VCC paralegal, 604.871.7000, ext. 8649
Program Assistant: Harwinder Sekhon, VCC paralegal, 604.871.7000, ext. 8711

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule


This program is application based. Before you register in any of the courses listed below, please ensure you have applied and been accepted to the program. Apply to the program now.

No courses are currently scheduled for this Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2019 (201993) term.
Please check upcoming schedules or course listing.

Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2020 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2020 Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2020 term(s) are in process.
Please check back regularly.

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Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.

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