About the course
The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand with people who have the practical and professional knowledge and skills in the law, and who are or intend to be employed in law firms or in other organisations to assist lawyers in meeting the law-related needs of clients and/or employers. <br /><br />Graduates of this qualification will be qualified to work as legal executives under the supervision of a practising lawyer.
NCEA Level 3 is recommended.
About the provider
Open Polytechnic is New Zealand's leading distance and online learning provider. Our focus is on student success for over 31,000 students each year, who use the flexibility of our distance and online learning services to gain the skills they need to progress in their jobs and careers. Our programmes are designed exclusively for distance learning. Our online courses include a range of rich content to engage you – readings, videos, interactive elements, case studies, quizzes and activities, and forums. Our lecturers are experts at teaching by distance learning. It’s what they do. They will be with you every step of the way to encourage you, and ensure you understand the course content. They will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need, so that you can succeed. If you need other support or help, we’ve got a range of people here for you. With Open Polytechnic, you’re not alone.