Paralegal Studies

Advanced Professional Certificate in Paralegal Studies

An Advanced Certificate in Paralegal Studies programme is a focused, convenient way to develop the skills necessary to excel as a paralegal and gain a competitive edge in your career search. The programme features a curriculum that’s both comprehensive and flexible. Consisting of modules that explore everything from the technology and tools used by paralegals in the field to the nuances of popular areas of law, the programme offers aspiring paralegals the chance to develop the specific professional know-how that employers are currently seeking.

Those already in the field can also benefit by learning new foundational legal knowledge, further developing their research and writing skills.

 

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a first degree in social science, humanities or law or a Diploma or HND in a related field. Note that Senior High School leavers can also apply to do the introductory course of this programme.

 

Delivery Method

Lectures, PowerPoint, Role play, group presentation and virtual classrooms

 

Timelines

The programme will run for a duration of 4 months. Our regular schedule for this programme is week day morning sessions (9 am to 3pm GMT) and week day Evening classes (6pm to 8 pm GMT) twice a week. There will also schedules for the Weekend class based on the number of applicants.

Our training schedules could also be tailor made to fit the time schedules of companies and   institutions who want to register their staff as a group for the programme.

 

Modules 

Participants are required to complete all modules of the programme in order to receive a certificate. Each session will follow the order in which the modules appear below. Essential reading materials will be provided by the institute. Sources for acquiring recommended reading materials will be made available on our website and/or announced during the session.

 

Course Fees

Participants are required to pay GH¢ 3,650.00 for the programme. Application for the introductory course will be GH¢ 1,850.00. Participants can also buy snacks and meals from our in-house kitchen.

 

Registration

If you are interested in being a part of this programme please print our *Registration Form (www.ialls.org) and submit it at our office at East Legon.

*Please you will be required to pay a processing fee of GH¢100 for the form on submission.

You can contact the programme coordinator on 056 092 8542/ 020 936 2602 or email at admissions@ialls.org / info@ialls.org. Visit our website at www.ialls.org or “Like” our Facebook page @iallsGH for regular updates.

 

 Please note that the programme will run if the required minimum number of participants register for the programme. This is to facilitate effective lessons and interactive sessions.