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What you should know about Paralegal Studies
The South African School of Paralegal Studies (Gauteng) was established in Pretoria and Randburg in 2000 as a franchise enterprise of the South African School of Paralegal Studies. The first South African School of Paralegal Studies was established in Cape Town in 1992 to provide specialized legal training for legal support staff, legal assistants, legal secretaries and paralegals in general. Unique in South Africa, the School’s high standards and quality tuition have led to its acceptance as a leader in the field of legal support staff education. We provide specialised legal training for legal support staff, legal assistants, legal secretaries and paralegals in general. We provide specialised legal training for legal support staff, legal assistants, legal secretaries and paralegals working in a legal or commercial environment, in both the private and public sectors, and to those wanting to embark upon a career in this field. The Senior Paralegal Course is designed for those who are already working in a legal environment or who wish to be employed by a lawyer, law office of a private business, parastatal organization, central or provincial government department, city council, or any other entity in a capacity or function which involves the performance of substantive specifically delegated legal work. The course will improve their knowledge and understanding of various legal subjects. It will also broaden their scope to other areas of the law than those that they are working in and may be familiar with. The Senior Paralegal Diploma is awarded to students who fulfill the requirements for six specific short certificate courses. Training is given on various subjects such as: how to avoid the typical pitfalls of business, how to successfully manage a business, how to understand and write contracts, how to handle tax matters, how to deal with labour law-related matters, and much more. The Commercial Law Course is awarded to students who fulfill the requirements of six specific short courses. Both the Senior Paralegal Course and the Commercial Law Course consists of six subjects, which can also be taken as separate Short Courses. Such persons need only subscribe for one, two or more short courses, as they require, without having to take all six subjects. A person who starts with one or more short certificates and later decides to complete the relevant course may do so, provided that the balance of short courses is completed within 36 months after the first short course commenced. Short courses are aimed at students who are already working in the legal field and who want to improve their knowledge of specific legal subjects, usually in the field of their current employment. This course focuses on legal procedures for the recovery of debts including the drafting of summonses, letters of demand and obtaining judgment. Also looked at are warrants of execution, attachment orders, costs and fees. Designed for those who would like to have a first hand knowledge of wills and estates, and those dealing with the drafting of wills and/or the administration of deceased estates. Practical tuition on the winding-up of deceased estates and attending to the requirements of the Master of the High Court. Civil Litigation and Debt Collecting are twice for the year the other subjects are only once a year\. Or have at least two to three year’s work experience. All learners must have the ability to read, write and communicate well in English. Free and safe parking is available on the campus grounds. Civil Litigation and Debt Collecting are offered twice a year, all other subjects once a year.