10972NAT - Diploma of Justice Studies
Are you looking to launch your career in the justice and/or law enforcement fields? With the CQU Diploma of Justice Studies (10972NAT), you will gain the skills and knowledge to achieve that goal. This course is included in the Australian and Queensland Government’s Fee Free TAFE program.
18-24 months One (1) unit per 10 week study period To ensure you can manage your study load, we recommend limiting your workload to no more than one (1) unit per study period. Some students may progress at a faster rate based on their experience, knowledge, and skills, as they would be able to apply the actual context of workplace experience to their assessments.
This qualification consists of competency in 8 core and 6 elective units. Upon completing all 14 units, students will receive a Diploma in Justice Studies. Career opportunities: Australian Border Force Officer, Protective Services Officer, Police Officer (State or Federal), Paralegal /Legal Administration, Corrections Officer, Court Services Officer, Private Investigator, Youth Justice Roles, Local/State, Government Administrator, Government Investigator. Pathways: Students who successfully complete 10972NAT Diploma of Justice Studies will be eligible for direct entry into CL75 Bachelor of Criminology at CQUniversity. Students may receive credit for units completed in 10972NAT.
The Diploma of 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 of justice related areas including legislation and legal frameworks, social justice, crime and corrections, ethics in the public sector, interviewing, evidence law, and investigation.
This course has been designed in conjunction with industry practitioners from the Queensland Police Service, The Department of Justice and Attorney General, the Australian Federal Police, Queensland Corrective Services, and the Australian Border Force.
This is a nationally recognised accredited course.
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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.
What is the purpose of bksb?
The bksb is an approved online review tool that will give the student a level for their English (literacy) and Maths (numeracy) levels, and can also help to identify any skill gaps or areas that the student might need additional support in.
It is beneficial for those seeking entry into the Diploma of Justice Studies to satisfy at least one of the entry requirements provided below:
· successful completion of a Certificate IV in Justice Studies; or
· successful completion of 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.
This qualification consists of competency in 8 core and 6 elective units. Upon completing all 14 units, students will receive a Diploma in Justice Studies.
Career opportunities: Australian Border Force Officer, Protective Services Officer, Police Officer (State or Federal), Paralegal /Legal Administration, Corrections Officer, Court Services Officer, Private Investigator, Youth Justice Roles, Local/State, Government Administrator, Government Investigator.
Pathways: Students who successfully complete 10972NAT Diploma of Justice Studies will be eligible for direct entry into CL75 Bachelor of Criminology at CQUniversity. Students may receive credit for units completed in 10972NAT.
|Fee for service||$7,938.00 (2023)|
|Subsidised full fee||$5,460.00 (2023)|
|Subsidised concession fee||$4,718.00 (2023)|
|Fee for service per unit||$567.00 (2023)|
|Subsidised full fee per unit||$390.00 (2023)|
|Subsidised concession fee per unit||$337.00 (2023)|
|TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit||$252.70 (2023)|
|JobTrainer fee per unit||$28.00 (2023)|
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. The 2023 VET Student Loan Cap for this course is $11,191. VET Student Loans can be used to pay for all or part of an eligible student’s Tuition Fees. VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students studying diploma level and above qualifications to pay their tuition fees. A VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is paid. Please refer to VET Student Loan for details and eligibility.
This is a Fee Free TAFE course thanks to the Australian and Queensland Governments. Eligibility criteria applies.
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