Job requirements Administrative Assistant - Legal in Canada

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "administrative assistant - legal" was moved from the group Legal administrative assistants (NOC 1242) to the group Legal administrative assistants (NOC 13111).

Find out what you typically need to work as an administrative assistant - legal in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Legal administrative assistants (NOC 13111).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of a one- or two-year college or other program for secretaries or legal secretaries is usually required.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

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