Diploma in Paralegal Studies
Flexible Online Learning
$9248.90* (For Singaporean / PR)
Next Enrolment 24th May 2021
The Diploma in Paralegal Studies is specially designed to prepare participants to function as qualified Paralegals. Guided by experienced practising lawyers, this course equips participants with the knowledge of law and critical skills to negotiate and advocate in specialised fields. Participants will be trained to be problem-solvers and innovative thinkers to embark on an intellectually challenging career as a Paralegal.
In Partnership with:
RHT Academy is a subsidiary of RHT People – the leading knowledge capital group in Asia. We are a progressive and best-in-class regional academy with a strong focus on delivering our services fully online leveraging on the latest technology suite.
RHT Academy is an APAC leader in providing B2B industry forums, conferences, and training courses across a range of industry verticals geared towards providing timely information and solutions on how to overcome business challenges and pain points. Recognising the ever-evolving nature of work, the economy, and the regulatory landscape, our mission is to inspire, educate, and transform business through our practical and innovative programmes. RHT Academy offers best-in-class training courses across a range of markets and disciplines. We engage experienced practitioners at the top of their game to deliver practical and in-depth knowledge of their areas of competence. Interactive delivery backed up with detailed course materials ensures tangible takeaways for all participants.
PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES & CONTENT
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Real-world application. We want you to be ready for your future career in law and paralegal. We ensure that the modules use real-world examples and will provide insights on you can use it once you enter the field.
Module 1: Legal Fundamentals
Introduces students to the concept of law and the legal system in Singapore and an overview of legal contracts that will help students learn drafting approaches to ensure contract utility and enforceability. Learn the fundamentals of Law of Tort, and have to have the ability to identify and solve legal problems arising from a civil context
Module 2: Criminal Law
Different aspects of criminal litigation will be taught, from arrest to appeal. Students will be exposed to the Criminal Procedure, Evidence Act and relevant cases which encapsulate the essential rules parties need to know to conduct a criminal litigation.
Module 3: Family Law
Students will be taught on the procedure of commencing matrimonial proceedings and the necessary documents to be filed to obtain the Final Judgment
Module 4: Company and Partnership
An understanding of the core principles of company and partnership laws in Singapore as well as the various company and partnership structures available.
Module 5: Civil Procedure
Aim of the module is to educate students about the entire litigation process. Focuses mainly on the Rules of Court and Supreme Court Practice Directions where it set out the rules governing any civil proceedings going through the Court system.
Module 6: Preparing Bills for Taxation
Introduction to the concept of taxation and its underlying principle.
Module 7: Conveyancing Law & Procedure
Basic law and legal concepts governing real property in Singapore will be covered. The entire conveyancing transaction will be taught. Procedures for the purchase of Strata Land Title property as well as Land Title property will be covered. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of following the strict timelines.
Module 8: Corporate Secretarial Practice
An understanding on how to set up a company or any other business vehicle to carry out his business in Singapore.
Module 9: Intellectual Property Law
An overview of the various Intellectual Property (IP) rights in Singapore will be covered where students will be introduced to topics of Copyrights, Patents, Trade Marks, Trade Secrets and Confidential Information.
WHO IS IT FOR?
THIS PARALEGAL COURSE IS AIMED AT:
Legal staff and administrative members who aim to improve their knowledge on the various facets of Singapore’s legal system.
Professionals who want to switch careers and try the exciting world of law.
Paralegal, legal administrative staff or those who are working in legal field.
WHAT WILL YOU ATTAIN?
YOU WILL WALK AWAY WITH:
Outstanding students will get a possible 6-week internship with RHT Law, one of Singapore's leading legal firms
Get certified within 8 months
Diploma in Paralegal Studies is to be awarded by Training Vision Institute
Course Duration: 8 months
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture credit (up to $500) to offset the remaining course fees after subsidy.
* All prices are inclusive of 7% GST.
** SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) subsidy is based on learner's eligibility, fulfilling SSG required attendance hours, deemed competent by SSG via
criteria such as the passing of assessments and final approval subject to SSG.
- Training Vision Institute reserves the right to bill the learner full course fee in any event that their SSG subsidy for the course is not approved by SSG.
- A non-refundable administration fee will be applied.
To view the Course Fees by modules:
• Matured candidates who are at least 30 years of age with 8 years of full-time work experience, OR
• Candidates with other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
• GCE ‘O’ Level Language with a minimum grade of C6, OR
• WPL Level 6 (Average of Reading, Listening, Speaking & Writing Scores), OR
• IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (applicable for International students), OR
•Successfully pass TVI English Admission Test
ASSESSMENT MODE & COURSE COMPLETION CRITERIA
CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED
• Standardized TVI Level 1 entry for Year 1/ Diploma type programs