Courtroom Testimony, Short Course | Part time online | York University | Canada
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Courtroom Testimony

1 days
395 CAD/full
395 CAD/full
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The Courtroom Testimony course offered by York University is a practical skills workshop for police and other law enforcement professionals.


What you will study

Testifying in court can be very daunting. There is a lot riding on your performance. In one intensive day, you will get the knowledge and practical skills you need to meet this challenge head on.

In this Courtroom Testimony course offered by York University, you will hear from an expert faculty of judges, Crown Attorneys and defence counsel on what it takes to prepare for and provide bullet-proof testimony in court. 

In an information packed morning session (available for individual purchase), you will drill down on the essentials of how to prepare and give evidence in court. In the afternoon, you will participate in the Courtroom Testimony Skills Workshop. During this live session, you will have a unique opportunity to hone your testimony skills and benefit from personalized feedback from an experienced faculty of judges, Crown Attorneys defence counsel.

Using a criminal case fact scenario, you will break into small groups and participate in a hearing in which you will give evidence in direct examination and on cross-examination. Our expert faculty will provide you with feedback on a variety of topics including effective communication techniques and how to avoid bad habits.

You will leave with practical tips and strategies that you can apply with confidence the next time you are required to testify in court.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • Preparing for your day in court
  • What you need to know to make the most of your testimony 
  • Taking effective notes, how to review your notes, how ton review the evidence, etc.
  • Understanding the role of the Crown and what they can and can’t do for you
  • Strategies for mastering the direct examination
  • Expert tips from experienced defence counsel on what to expect on cross examination

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • On Demand.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Police (all officers and civilian member)
  • Other Law Enforcement Professionals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    395 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 395 CAD for the full programme during 1 days.
  • National

    395 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 395 CAD for the full programme during 1 days.


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