Certificate IV in Justice Studies (39292QLD)
This course has been superseded and is for Continuing Students only. The new version the Certificate IV in Crime and Justice will be available in late 2017.
Are you interested in a career in a justice related profession? Students learn how to research, analyse and present information relevant to the criminal justice system and communicate with clients on justice related issues.
The intended purpose of this course is to provide participants with a sound grounding in workplace skills, knowledge of organisations & management practice, legal knowledge to work effectively and research in the justice field.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
It is recommended that participants have completed:
* Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal); or
* Any other Certificate III qualification from the Business Services Training package; or
* The completion of year 12 or equivalent with a sound achievement in English; or
* Relevant work or life experience in the business or justice fields
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
This course would suit applicants who wish to be employed in the following job role(s):
· Queensland Police Service
· Justice-related occupations
· Corrective services in custodial and support roles
· Department of Justice and Attorney General including Courts
· Legal offices
· Customs service
· Security industry in support/administration areas
· Private investigations in support/administration areas
· Parks and wildlife
· Department of Transport
· Youth justice roles
· Crime and Misconduct Commission in support/administration areas
· Community legal centres
Other State and Federal Government Departments in compliance and workplace health and safety roles
Standard Course Structure
Approximately 440 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected.
|BSBLEG413A||Identify and apply the legal framework|
|BSBRES401A||Analyse and present research information|
|PSPREG411A||Gather information through interviews|
|QLD594JUS01A||Communicate with clients on justice related issues|
|QLD594JUS02A||Prepare documentation for court proceedings|
|QLD594JUS03A||Analyse social justice issues|
|CHCYJ401A||Work in the youth justice environment|
|PSPCRT410B||Provide court support to Indigenous clients|
|PSPCRT415A||Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings|
|PSPREG401C||Exercise regulatory powers|
|PSPREG409B||Prepare a brief of evidence|
Currently taking enrolments into the below choices:
Students should study a load of two units at a time if studying part time and no more than four units at a time if studying full time.
The following study sequence is recommended:
6 Core Units
4 Electives from the following:
Duration and dates
Distance students require strong self motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit. This course is self paced so students must have sound literacy and numeracy skills. This course is delivered by distance education so students must have access to a computer and the internet.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|39293QLD||Diploma of Justice Studies||No|
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Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student
To apply, or to find out more about this course, contact the Student Advice Team on 13 27 86.