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10794NAT - Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of the Peace)

Do you want to become a Justice of the Peace? CQUniversity can help you reach that goal by completing the Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of the Peace). Queensland Justices of the Peace (JPs) volunteer to serve the public by signing documents that need a qualified witness. JPs provide services ranging from witnessing and signing formal documents to hearing certain types of court matters.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

DURATION

Each unit will be delivered over a six week period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Students may choose to enrol in two units in the one intake.

AVAILABILITY

Online

FULL COURSE COST

$400 (2021), $400 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

UNITS/CREDITS

2 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Being a Justice of the Peace would assist students in a number of different job roles. This would include assisting them in roles within real estate, legal offices, court houses, medical offices or in a voluntary capacity assisting those within the community. 

Queensland Justices of the Peace volunteer to serve the public by signing documents that need a qualified witness. A Justice of the Peace (Qualified) has all the responsibilities of a Commissioner for Declarations, as well as several judicial duties, both "non-bench" and "minor bench". A Justice of the Peace (Qualified) can: * issue search warrants * issue arrest warrants * grant bail * witness documents * witness statutory declarations * witness affidavits * witness and administer oaths and affirmations * certify a true copy of an original document

Once a student has completed the course, there are mandatory requirements to become a Justice of the Peace. Refer to the Queensland Government website for more details.

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

Each unit will be delivered over a six week period, however as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Students may choose to enrol in two units in the one intake.

Core
QCJJUD001Perform non-bench judicial and minor bench duties
QCJWIT001Witness or certify documents

Online

2020 AugustOnline Available
2020 SeptemberOnline Available
2020 OctoberOnline Available
2020 NovemberOnline Available
2020 DecemberOnline Available
2021 JanuaryOnline Available
2021 FebruaryOnline Available
2021 MarchOnline Available
2021 AprilOnline Available
2021 MayOnline Available
2021 JuneOnline Available
2021 JulyOnline Available
2021 AugustOnline Available
2021 SeptemberOnline Available
2021 OctoberOnline Available
2021 NovemberOnline Available
2021 DecemberOnline Available
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

There are no entry requirements for the Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of the Peace).

Being a Justice of the Peace would assist students in a number of different job roles. This would include assisting them in roles within real estate, legal offices, court houses, medical offices or in a voluntary capacity assisting those within the community. 

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$400 (2020)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$200 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unitN/A
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A
Fee for service$400 (2021)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$200 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unitN/A
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A
No information available at this time.

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