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Online NCA Exam Prep Courses

Osgoode Professional Development’s NCA Exam Prep Program is specifically designed for internationally qualified lawyers and law graduates planning to write any or all of the National Committee on Accreditation’s five mandatory examinations:

  • Foundations of Canadian Law
  • Canadian Constitutional Law
  • Canadian Administrative Law
  • Canadian Criminal Law
  • Professional Responsibility

Who is this Program for?

You should take this program if you already have your NCA assessment or your assessment results are pending and you plan to write your NCA exams in the next 12 months (any of the next three NCA exam sittings.)

OsgoodePD's NCA Guide

Watch this video to familiarize yourself with how the NCA process works.

Program Structure

This course has been designed by experienced NCA instructors specifically for the online environment. The material is comprehensive but concise and modules are separated into manageable amounts. You have the flexibility to work through courses intensively or over months, in as little as 15 minutes at a time, depending on your schedule. Modules are mapped to the NCA syllabi to maximize reading efficiency and material comprehension. An integrated interface allows you to ask questions and participate in discussions with instructors and fellow NCA candidates.This course is designed to help you achieve your goal of passing exams and understand

This course is designed to help you achieve your goal of passing exams and understand material for your future practice needs. Our instructors frame the learnings in a practical context, and focus on what you need to know for NCA exams. A methodology for analyzing problems and theory is presented. Each course includes regular self-test questions, sample questions with answers and commentary, and the option to submit a full written exam and receive detailed instructor feedback.

Our NCA exam pass rate for participants in our courses is currently over 85%.

Key program benefits:

  • Prepare from anywhere – all you need is internet access and a desktop, laptop, or mobile device
  • Unlimited access until your exam sitting – review as many times as you need
  • Learn from expert instructors whose lectures include video transcripts, downloadable resources and more
  • Ask questions and participate in discussions with instructors and fellow NCA candidates
  • Complete self-test questions, sample questions & receive answers with commentary
  • Submit a full written exam answer (fact pattern or essay) and receive detailed instructor feedback and a desktop, laptop, or mobile device
  • Get unlimited access until your exam sitting – review as many times as you need

You are expected to purchase the text(s) identified by the NCA for each subject. We will provide electronic copies of the articles and cases identified in the NCA syllabi for each subject along with additional exam review materials.

Pricing

Per single course: $475 plus HST
Bundle of all five courses: $2200 plus HST

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NCA Bridging Program Eligibility and Features

The Online NCA Exam Prep Bridging Program for Internationally Trained Lawyers provides additional features and benefits for participants who meet the following criteria:

  • are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or Convention refugees
  • have been living in Canada no longer than ten years and currently residing in Ontario
  • have a law degree from outside Canada and have received an assessment report from the National Committee on Accreditation detailing their subject‐matter competency requirements
  • have a good command of the English language as proven by achieving CLB Benchmark 8 (or equivalent) in all areas in Speaking, Listening, Writing and Reading within the past two years

Osgoode’s Online bridging program helps you navigate the process of accreditation and licensing by providing you with:

  • A roadmap to licensure including information, timelines, and career-related resources to guide you through the licensing exams and articling, or LPP process
  • An exam preparation and writing module to help you study; prep tips and key strategies for answering typical types of exam questions
  • An NCA alumni network including discussion forums and contact information for previous participants who’ve successfully completed NCA exams; to leverage their experience and help you succeed
  • Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program funding may be available for qualified participants.

Proof of Eligibility

After you purchase the NCA Exam Prep Courses and enter the course environment, participants requesting access to the bridging program will be asked to enter the following information in our online learning management system:

  • When did you arrive in Canada? (must be within last 10 years)
  • What is your Ontario residence address?
  • Where did you go to law school? – country, name of institution, year graduated

Language

  • Is English your first language? Yes/No
  • If no: Upload copy of language proficiency test score (must be dated in last two years)

Required Documents

  • Copy of immigration status document showing you are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or Convention refugee (passport, permanent resident card, etc.)
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of NCA Assessment Report

Pricing

Per single course: $475 plus HST
Bundle of all five courses: $2200 plus HST

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