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10284NAT - Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies

Let us help you get the right start to your career in the justice system. This course has the potential to give you solid skills in a range of legal areas and the opportunity to pursue an occupation in a fascinating field.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

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 18-24 months, based on approximately 1,800 hours of learning.

AVAILABILITY

Online

FULL COURSE COST

$6,188 (2021), $5,837 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$3,486 (2021), $3,280 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$2,646 (2021), $2,495 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

14 units

JOB PROSPECTS

The purpose of this course is to provide learners with the specialised skills and knowledge required to perform as para-professionals in legal and justice-related administrative or managerial roles including youth justice roles, police officer (state or federal), corrections officer, paralegal, court services officer, customers officer or private investigations. 

The Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies is the ideal course to provide you with the skills and knowledge to launch your career in a range of justice and/or law enforcement fields. The course will provide you with a thorough understanding in justice-related areas including reading and interpreting legislation, social justice, crime and punishment, ethics in the public sector, interviewing, evidence law and investigation.

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

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 18-24 months, based on approximately 1,800 hours of learning.

Core
BSBLEG413Identify and apply the legal framework
CJSDCP402Prepare documentation for court proceedings
BSBLEG417Apply the principles of evidence law
CJSSJI403Analyse social justice issues
CJSACL501Analyse and apply criminal law
CJSCVI503Analyse crime and victimology issues
PSPETH003Promote the values and ethos of public service
PSPINV003Finalise an investigation
PSPINV002Conduct an investigation
PSPINV001Plan and initiate an investigation
CSCORG027Research issues of concern in correctional services
PSPREG012Gather information through interviews
Elective
PSPCRT016Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings
Unspecified Elective
BSBRES411Analyse and present research information

Online

2020 JanuaryOnline Available
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2020 MarchOnline Available
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2020 SeptemberOnline Available
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2020 NovemberOnline Available
2020 DecemberOnline Available
2021 JanuaryOnline Available
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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, however, it is beneficial for those seeking entry into the Diploma satisfy at least one of the below: • successful completion of a Certificate IV in Crime and Justice Studies; or • successful completion of a Certificate IV qualification; or • completion of Year 12 or equivalent with a sound achievement in English; or • relevant work or life experience in the business or justice fields.

The purpose of this course is to provide learners with the specialised skills and knowledge required to perform as para-professionals in legal and justice-related administrative or managerial roles including youth justice roles, police officer (state or federal), corrections officer, paralegal, court services officer, customers officer or private investigations. 

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$5,837 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$3,280 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$2,495 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$417 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$234 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$178 (2020)
Fee for service$6,188 (2021)
Subsidised full fee$3,486 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee$2,646 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$442 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit$249 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$189 (2021)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit$142 (2021)
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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