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10971NAT - Certificate IV in Justice Studies

Course Details

Course Summary

The purpose of this course is to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to perform or provide a pathway to legal and justice-related administrative and operational roles. 


Entry Requirements

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.


It is beneficial for those seeking entry into the Certificate IV satisfy at least one of the entry requirements provided below:

• successful completion of a Certificate III qualification; or

• completion of Year 10 or equivalent with a sound achievement in English; or

• relevant work or life experience in the business or justice fields


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $4,010.00 (2022)
Subsidised Full Fee $1,680.00 (2022)
Subsidised Concession Fee $950.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $401.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee per unit $168.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $95.00 (2022)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit $71.30 (2022)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Justice and Law Enforcement
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Career outcomes include:

• Youth justice roles

• Police Officer (State or Federal)

• Corrections Officer

• Legal administration

• Court Services Officer

• Protective services officer

• Australian Border force officer

• Private investigator

• Local/State Government Investigator

• Government administrator

Delivery Agreement

10283NAT Certificate IV Crime & Justice is currently delivered to Kawana Waters State College (KWSC) and Corinda State High School under a Training Service Agreement. KWSC has indicated they wish to enter into a similar agreement for 10791NAT Certificate IV in Justice Studies.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 6 core units
  2. Complete 4 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*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.

Standard Course 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 1,200 hours of learning

  • Online
Core

To be issued with this qualification participants must successfully complete 6 core and 4 elective units.

BSBLEG421 Apply understanding of the Australian legal system More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
NAT10971002 Prepare documentation for court proceedings More Information Training.gov Details
PSPREG003 Apply regulatory powers More Information Training.gov Details
NAT10971001 Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues More Information Training.gov Details
NAT10971003 Analyse social justice issues More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units

To be issued with this qualification participants must successfully complete 6 core and 4 elective units.

BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs More Information Training.gov Details
PSPLEG002 Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector More Information Training.gov Details
PSPETH002 Uphold and support the values and principles of public service 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 BSBLEG421 - Apply understanding of the Australian legal system
2 BSBXCM401 - Apply communication strategies in the workplace
3 NAT10971002 - Prepare documentation for court proceedings
4 PSPREG003 - Apply regulatory powers
5 BSBPEF402 - Develop personal work priorities
6 NAT10971001 - Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues
7 BSBWHS411 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
8 NAT10971003 - Analyse social justice issues
9 PSPLEG002 - Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
10 PSPETH002 - Uphold and support the values and principles of public service


Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Practical Task
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
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Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
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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