Version Effective: 27th of March, 2018
Version Effective: 27th of March, 2018

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 $3240 (2019)
$3564 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $1350 (2019)
$1485 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $760 (2019)
$836 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $324 (2019)
$356 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $3564 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $356 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $135 (2019)
$149 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $76 (2019)
$84 (2020)
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

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 Training.gov Details
CJSCOM401 Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues More Information Training.gov Details
CJSDCP402 Prepare documentation for court proceedings More Information Training.gov Details
PSPREG003 Apply regulatory powers More Information Training.gov Details
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information More Information Training.gov Details
CJSSJI403 Analyse social justice issues More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
BSBLEG417 Apply the principles of evidence law More Information Training.gov Details
CJSACL501 Analyse and apply criminal law More Information Training.gov Details
PSPCRT016 Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings More Information Training.gov Details
PSPREG012 Gather information through interviews More Information Training.gov Details

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: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time
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.


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.