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 and management practice, legal knowledge to work effectively and research in the justice field.
This course has moved into a transition period. All students currently studying this course must complete their study by August 2022. The last date of enrolment for new students is 30.9.21.
|For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
|How to Apply
|Level 4: Certificate IV
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Job role could include employment with Queensland Police, justice-related occupations, corrective services roles, legal offices, customs service, security, private investigations, parks & wildlife, transport, youth justice, legal centres, Government departments in compliance or WHS.
Study Mode Definitions
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.
Learners have a finish date for individual units but may complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. As most students will undertake this distance program on a part-time basis, the duration for the full qualification will vary. The course can typically be completed in 12-18 months, based on approximately 1300 hours of learning.
A recommended unit sequence is provided for this course. Students should only enrol in a maximum of two units at a time. Students wishing to enrol in more than 2 units must have approval of the CQUniversity VET teacher.
CJSSJI403 and BSBRES411 are delivered as a cluster and therefore must be enrolled together in the same intake.
|Identify and apply the legal framework
|Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues
|Prepare documentation for court proceedings
|Apply regulatory powers
|Analyse social justice issues
|Analyse and present research information
|Apply the principles of evidence law
|Analyse and apply criminal law
|Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings
|Gather information through interviews
|BSBLEG413 - Identify and apply the legal framework
|CJSCOM401 - Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues
|CJSDCP402 - Prepare documentation for court proceedings
|PSPREG003 - Apply regulatory powers
|CJSSJI403 - Analyse social justice issues
|BSBRES411 - Analyse and present research information
|BSBLEG417 - Apply the principles of evidence law
|CJSACL501 - Analyse and apply criminal law
|PSPCRT016 - Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings
|PSPREG012 - Gather information through interviews
Students will require access to video recording equipment or a smart phone for the units:
What else might I find useful?
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
Is what I already know taken into account?
Yes. Your current skills and experience matter to us. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experience as well as formal and informal training. You can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through our RPL centre. Please note that documentary evidence will be requested as well as other sources of evidence.