NCA Exam Preparation

The NCA Exam Preparation Program from Toronto School of Management is designed for internationally trained lawyers and law graduates who are planning to write the National Committee on Accreditation’s five mandatory examinations.

Toronto School of Management’s (TSoM) aim is to provide a comprehensive National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Exam Preparation program that supports the success of our students in their journeys to rewarding legal careers.

At TSoM, you will be a part of a high-quality program taught by our experienced faculty. Our vibrant Toronto campus is situated in Canada’s legal and cultural hub.  With in-class and online learning options available to you, TSoM endeavours to fit your unique needs and busy lifestyle.

Our Courses

Our Team

We are committed to your success.  We have dedicated partners and advisors with international law degrees who have passed the NCA and Bar exams in Ontario who are familiar with the NCA roadmap and who can help you plan your NCA exam schedule and identify key dates and exam strategies depending on what you need to complete in order to get your Certificate of Qualification.

Our Expertise

Rebecca Lockwood is a licensed barrister and solicitor with the Law Society of Ontario, and is our lead NCA Exam Prep program designer. She graduated from the prestigious Juris Doctor program at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.

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Anton Haswell is the Director of Canadian Legal Accreditation Training within the Toronto School of Management.  He is also the co-founder of Intellect Quest Inc., a comprehensive student accreditation consultation firm.

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Program Highlights

Experienced Advisors

Benefit from the support of dedicated partners and advisors with international law degrees who have passed the NCA and Bar exams in Ontario who are familiar with the NCA roadmap. We will help you plan your NCA exam schedule and identify key dates and exam strategies.

Results Oriented Program

We want to ensure you gain all of the knowledge and resources needed to pass the 5 core NCA exams. If you happen to fail an exam on your first try after having taken our course, you can retake that module at TSoM for free*.

Valuable Networking Opportunities

As part of the TSoM NCA Prep alumni, you’ll gain exclusive and unlimited access to our networking sessions. Our alumni receive regular legal marketplace updates through webinars and newsletters.

Articling Positions

We are proud to offer our NCA Exam Preparation Program students the exclusive opportunity to apply for Articling positions** within our affiliate law firm partners. Our affiliate partners have agreed to review applications and interview our best and brightest students.

Industry Partnerships

We are excited to partner with Ontario Bar Exam Courses (OBEC), the leading organization in bar exam preparation. This partnership will offer our students an exclusive discount for OBEC's specialized courses taught by experts and provide further support and guidance for our successful candidates on their journey to becoming lawyers in Ontario. 

*Limit one retake per module. Subject to Availability.
**TSoM encourages you to apply for available articling positions, however TSoM NCA Exam Preparation Program does not guarantee successful placements to any law firm”

Executive Networking Sessions

Our Speakers will reveal their tips and hints on how to succeed in passing the NCA and Bar exams, their journeys in securing Articling and what their experience has been like as lawyers in Canada. They will be taking your questions and helping you gain a better perspective on life as a lawyer after the NCA and Bar exams.

Podcasts
A Shot of Life Canada with Anton Haswell

Hosted by Anton Haswell, A Shot of Life highlights the personal journeys of professionals and entrepreneurs in Canada, taking a snapshot of the person behind the professional title. Follow our sub-series on the journey's of internationally trained lawyers navigating the National Committee on Accreditation exams in their goal to practice law in Canada.

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