FAQ

 

How do I register?
Every student must register with our standard registration form which is available online or via e-mail. We work in partnership with employers and students to ensure that the registration process is an easy step to complete.

 

How much do the courses cost?
The cost of the course is CI$1675 and this includes all of your course materials.

 

 

How are courses administered?
Courses are offered in a comletely online format. This means that it can be done entirely online and you attend online electronic meetings scheduled at your convenience. Micro Matrix uses an Online Classroom that is available to our students 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and 365 days per year via the Internet. While there are no mandatory scheduled class meetings that you are required to attend we do encourage weekly/bi-weekly meetings for your own benefit. This allows our students to do their online coursework whenever their schedule permits. Students sign in to the classroom using their web browser (Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.). Once in the online classroom, students can review course outlines, assignments, references, quizzes and other relevant materials.

 

 

Assignments are presented once or twice a week, and generally consist of a combination of textbook reading and practical exercises. Since there are no scheduled class times, students are able to complete assignments and exercises according to their own schedule. There are due dates for each assignment and exercise, and students are expected to finish their work on time so that they can participate in the ongoing discussions.

 

Can I register for courses if I live outside the Cayman Islands?
Yes you can! Our program is designed to include basic common law principles as well as focusing on some key pieces of Cayman legislation. We have found that many persons overseas will this extremely beneficial if they intend to come to Cayman to work.

 

 

Do I ever have to attend classroom sessions?
This course is available completely online with weekly online meeting sessions utilizing our virtual classroom. Details will be provivded upon registration.

 

 

How long does it take to complete a course?
7 months. However, we have students that complete the course in lesser time because they are able to committ to the program on a full time basis.

 

 

Do I have to buy additional materials?
All materials are included. The cost of materials will be covered by your fee.

 

 

What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Micro matrix. You must obtain a final passing grade of 75% or greater to be awarded a certificate.

 

 

Am I guaranteed a job?
This paralegal certificate course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position or potentially advance yourself in your legal environment. We do not provide direct job placement services. Instructors will also be available to use as an academic reference upon completion of the course. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area.

 

 

What do I have to have in order to take an online course, and what are the system requirements?
In order to take our online courses, you must have access to a computer and the Internet (a normal internet connection is fine). You can access the course contents from any web-enabled computer. You do not have to use the same computer to log-in to the course every time. We recommend that you have a word processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

 

 

Can this course be taken on a Mac?
Yes.

 

 

How can I get more information on the course?
If you have questions that are not answered on our web site, please feel free to contact us via phone or email. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Ask a question” button below. We will answer your questions promptly.

 

When can I start the course?
You are able to begin the course at any time. We now have open registration for your benefit.

 

 

How can I communicate with other students and faculty?
The Online Classroom includes excellent facilities for communication with other students and faculty. We offer bulletin boards, discussion forums, chat rooms, and private email.

 

 

•Bulletin Boards: Used by instructors to post assignments.
• Discussion Forums: Instructors post topics and questions for students to discuss.
• Chat Rooms: For informal communication with other students and faculty who are online.
• Email: Used for private correspondence between students or faculty

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