The NCA Challenge Exam Preparation program is designed to assist internationally trained lawyers in their preparation for nine of the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Challenge Examinations.
The National Committee on Accreditation is a standing committee of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada mandated to assess the legal education and practical experience of those who obtained their law degree outside of Canada or in a Canadian civil law program. After the NCA has assessed the credentials, an applicant may be asked to complete one or more challenge examinations within a prescribed period of time.
The NCA Exams Preparation program is designed to assist internationally trained lawyers in preparation for nine (9) of the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Challenge Examinations.
NCA exams include the following subjects: Remedies, Torts, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Taxation, Family Law, Contract Law, Evidence, Property Law, Trusts, and Commercial Law. For more information, please visit the Federation of Law Societies of Canada website.
This program is offered in a LIVE online format through face to face instructor-led webinars using Adobe Connect and Google Apps.
360 hours (9 courses, 40 hours each).
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.
All formats of the program are eligible for Canada Student Loans, other forms of government funding, and bank financing. However, students are responsible for making their own funding arrangements and are advised to contact the relevant funder well in advance of the start date to make an application.
Application and tuition fees for this program are as follows:
The tuition fee for individual courses is $930 per course.
Please note that individual courses are not eligible for student loan funding.
Note: Tuition fees do not include the cost of required textbooks.