Registration for the June 2020 intake of the Practice Readiness Education Program (PREP) is now open.
Below are user guides developed to help you through the registration process:
In light of the ongoing developments resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, effective March 16 CPLED staff will be working remotely and will address inquiries via email only. Please send your inquiries to email@example.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours, Monday to Friday.
ATT: Alberta students
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Registration for the June 2020 PREP intake will close on Friday, June 26, 2020.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Student name, email, birthdate, mailing address, telephone number
- Complete the enrollment checklist
- Law degree information
- Articling/Clerking information (start date*, name and location of firm as well as the name and contact information of your principal)
- Alternate email and phone number
- PREP information (questionnaire)
- Academic integrity sign off
- Emergency contact information
- PREP schedule selection – for phases two and four
- Tuition fee payment
Once the enrolment checklist is complete and your tuition fee payment has been processed you will receive access to PREP course materials.
*We understand that due to the COVID-19 pandemic that students may not know the exact start date for their articles. Please enter your tentative start date at this time and update it once you have received confirmation from your principal. Please note that students must commence their articles by September 25 for the June 2020 intake.
Firms can register their student(s) for PREP and will only be required to:
- create a student profile
- email (confirmation emails will be sent to the email linked to this profile that will require action during the registration process, we recommend firms input their email initially and advise the student to change the default email once the login information is shared with the student)
- mailing address
- telephone number
- complete the articling information form
- start date
- name and location of firm
- name and contact information of the student’s principal
- select the student’s face-to-face schedule for phases two and four
- complete the payment information
Firms will then need to share the account login information with their student(s) and the student will need to complete all additional information in the checklist. This information must be completed by the student before they receive access to PREP course materials.
Refer to the firm user guide (coming soon) for more details on registration information.
Registration is completed on an individual basis so if firms are registering for their students, they will need to do so one student at a time.
If you have not yet secured an articling position you can register for phase one, Foundation Modules only.
You will be able to login back into your student profile and update your record with your articling position details once you have them. Once these details are entered you may register for the remaining PREP phases. Check the intake key dates document on the program schedule page to confirm the deadline to secure articling.
Yes, you will be required to self-declare your degree and/or certificate completion date during the registration process and upload your documentation as soon as you have it. For more information about the accepted forms of documentation, visit admission requirements.
If you have completed your NCA exams in October and/or January will be eligible to register for the June intake, and if you have completed your NCA exams in May and/or August you will be eligible to register for the December intake. Please remember to check your requirements with the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and confirm with them when your final results will be released.
An e-mail from email@example.com will be sent to the profile e-mail address confirming registration.
Once you have completed the enrolment checklist and your tuition payment has been processed you will receive your login information to complete the Procertas requirement of PREP.
Once you have met your Procertas requirement you will receive your login access for D2L. Please note the earliest that you will receive D2L login information is Monday, June 1, 2020. Refer to the program schedule to keep up to date on all PREP deadlines.
Once the tuition fee payment has been processed you will receive access to PREP materials.
We encourage students to complete the registration process, including payment as soon as possible so that they may begin the program when it launches. Payment plan options are available, please note the tuition fee deadlines and recognize that program materials will not be released until payment has been processed.