Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Paralegal Studies in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Paralegal Studies(Paralegal Studies)
  • Major Subject: Paralegal Studies
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Paralegal Studies

  •  INTEC College, Cape Town  
    1. INTEC Certificate
    Duration: 24 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent or 2 years verifiable and relevant working experience.

    Modules Overview:
    1. Office Management for Legal Practices
    - The business and expenses of a legal practice
    - Structure of the legal profession
    - A study of the Constitution and objects of the Law
    2. Societies and the Attorneys Fidelity Fund
    - Forms of legal enterprise open to the practitioner
    - Trust and business concepts
    - Value added tax and the practitioner
    3. Introduction to South African Law
    - Components of the law
    - Sources of law
    - The court structure in South Africa
    - The Constitution
    4. Criminal Law and Law of Procedure
    - Introduction to criminal law
    - The principle of legality

    2. Commercial Practice
    Duration: 24 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent or 2 years verifiable and relevant working experience.

    3. Paralegal Professional Certificate
    Duration: 24 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent or 3 years verifiable and relevant working experience.

  •  Lyceum College, Braamfontein  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    National Senior Certificate or equivalent.

    Modules Overview:
    1. Office Management for Legal Practices
    2. Criminal Law and Law of Procedure
    3. Debit Collecting Process
    4. Civil Litigation Processes
    5. Introduction to South African Law
    6. Electives: (select one)
    -Wills and Estate Management
    -Property Law and Conveyance Practice
    -Financial Accounting 1
  •  South African Law School, Cape Town  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 12 schooling (matric) OR be at least 23 years of age with at least 3 years working experience

    Module Overview:
    -Debt Collecting & Civil Litigation
    -Legal Writing
    -Family Law & Divorce
    -Family Court Practice
    -Labour Law
    -Property Law
    -Wills & Estates
  •  Damelin Correspondence College, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 24 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4
    -Computing Skills at NQF Level 3

    Modules Overview:
    -Legal Principles and Practice
    -Business Principles and Practice
    -Office Support and Administration
    -Research Methodology
    -Aspects of Finance and IT
  •  Successors Training Institute, Durban  
    Course entry requirements
    -A Senior Certificate OR National Certificate (N3), or an equivalent qualification.

    Program duration: 1 year

    Course content
    -Office Administration
    -Finance and Information Technology
    -Research Methodology
    -Legal Principles and Practice
    -Business Principle Practice
  •  Gauteng City College, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 12 months

    Course Overview:
    -Legal Principles and Practice,
    -Business Principles and Practice,
    -Office Support and Administration,
    -Research Methodology,
    -Aspects of Finance and IT
  •  Tshwane Institute of Technology, Pretoria  




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