This course will examine the detailed requirements to obtain Canadian Citizenship under the Citizenship Act. Paralegals will learn the complexities of the principles and processes of immigration, refugee, and citizenship law in an approachable, user-friendly format. The course uses clear language, real-life examples, procedures, charts, fact scenarios, and legal cases to break down and contextualize the law.
Paralegals that take this course will obtain information that will help immigration lawyers expedite cases by completing and submitting all forms and documents in a timely manner, communicating with the appropriate government agencies, communicating with clients throughout the process, and preparing for litigation, if necessary.
None. However, it is recommended to have three years of relevant work experience as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant.
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to understand:
This course provides additional and supplemental training for those already in careers working such as a paralegal or legal assistant.
None required. Optional resources may be selected by the instructor.
The registration fee for this course is $495.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. Students should have access to a computer, laptop or smartphone to access the class sessions. To be able to participate in webinars, students need a webcam and headset or a microphone and headphones, along with a high-speed internet connection.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.