10283NAT - Certificate IV in Crime and Justice Studies

Course Details

Course Summary

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.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $2700 (2018)
$3240 (2019)
Subsidised Full Fee $1600 (2018)
$1920 (2019)
Subsidised Concession Fee $1250 (2018)
$1500 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $324 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit $192 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $150 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Justice and Law Enforcement
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however, it would be beneficial if applicants have successfully completed a Certificate III level qualification or have completed Year 10 or equivalent with a sound achievement in English or possess relevant work or life experience in the business or justice fields.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 6 core units
  2. Complete 4 elective units
Standard Course Structure

12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

  • Online
Core
For full-time study, enrol into three units at a time or for part-time study. enrol into one unit at a time, as per the listed order. NOTE: CJSSJI403 and BSBRES401 must be enrolled in at the same time.
BSBLEG413 Identify and apply the legal framework More Information
CJSCOM401 Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues More Information
CJSDCP402 Prepare documentation for court proceedings More Information
PSPREG003 Apply regulatory powers More Information
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information More Information
CJSSJI403 Analyse social justice issues More Information
Elective
BSBLEG417 Apply the principles of evidence law More Information
CJSACL501 Analyse and apply criminal law More Information
PSPCRT016 Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings More Information
PSPREG012 Gather information through interviews More Information

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBLEG413 - Identify and apply the legal framework
2 CJSCOM401 - Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues
3 CJSDCP402 - Prepare documentation for court proceedings
4 PSPREG003 - Apply regulatory powers
5 BSBRES401 - Analyse and present research information
5 CJSSJI403 - Analyse social justice issues
6 BSBLEG417 - Apply the principles of evidence law
7 CJSACL501 - Analyse and apply criminal law
8 PSPCRT016 - Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings
9 PSPREG012 - Gather information through interviews


Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
January: Part Time
February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time
December: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

Online

There are twelve course intakes, available monthly from January to December.
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

This course is available online with teaching support available through discussion forums, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study and placement. 

Weekly drop-in Zoom sessions are held on Mondays from 4 pm - 6 pm.

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Resource Requirements

Students will require access to video recording equipment or a smart phone for the units PSPREG012 - Gather information through interviews and PSPCRT016 - Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings.