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10972NAT

Diploma of Justice Studies

Make a difference in your community with this diploma qualification from TAFE Queensland. This course is perfect for people pursuing a career in the crime and justice sector.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Darling Downs and South West
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 22 Jan 2024 Duration: 1 year View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$5,840
Subsidised
$6,610
Full Fee
$9,200
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Course overview

Activate your career in justice and law enforcement with this diploma qualification. This course will provide you with a greater understanding of the skills and knowledge required to function within the challenging justice sector.

According to the Australian Government the number of people employed by the Police Service is expected to grow strongly over the next five years. This is a very large occupational field with around 9,000 job openings expected in the next five years. 

This course equips you with the advanced skills to work effectively within the crime and justice sector. You will develop an innovative understanding of justice-related areas including legislation and legal frameworks, social justice, crime and corrections. This course has been designed in conjunction with industry practitioners from the Queensland Police Service, The Department of Justice and Attorney General, Australian Federal Police, Queensland Corrective Services, Brisbane City Council and Australian Border Force. TAFE Queensland's teachers and guest lecturers have extensive industry experience.

Successful completion of this course will open up employment opportunities within the correctional, police, customs, court services, compliance and justice related areas.

What can I do?

  • Australian Border Force Officer
  • Protective Services Officer
  • Paralegal /Legal Administrator
  • Court Services Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Police Officer (State or Federal)
  • Youth Justice roles
  • Private Investigator
  • Local/State Government Investigator
  • Government Administrator

Course outcome:

10972NAT Diploma of Justice Studies

Pathways to university

85% of students who successfully complete this course go on to further study or employment, with many graduates securing university places in undergraduate degrees like the Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Justice and Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies.

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What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBLEG421
    Apply understanding of the Australian legal system
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBLEG421
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply understanding of the Australian legal system. This includes understanding and applying knowledge of the Federal system, sources of law, and the trial system for resolving disputes.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply understanding of the Australian legal system

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBLEG524
    Apply principles of evidence law in matters under litigation
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBLEG524
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and evaluate key issues associated with evidence law for matters under litigation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply principles of evidence law in matters under litigation

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBXCM401
    Apply communication strategies in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBXCM401
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate and apply communication strategies in the workplace within any industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply communication strategies in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • NAT10971003
    Analyse social justice issues
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT10971003
    Unit description :

    Pre-requisite unit :
    BSBLEG413
  • UNIT NAME
  • Analyse social justice issues

  • UNIT CODE
  • NAT10972001
    Analyse and apply criminal law
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT10972001
    Unit description :

    Pre-requisite unit :
    BSBLEG413
  • UNIT NAME
  • Analyse and apply criminal law

  • UNIT CODE
  • NAT10972002
    Analyse crime and victimology issues
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT10972002
    Unit description :

    Pre-requisite unit :
    NAT10971003
  • UNIT NAME
  • Analyse crime and victimology issues

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPETH008
    Promote the values and ethos of public service
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPETH008
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to promote ethical standards to assist staff avoid conflicts of interest and to model and foster integrity. This unit applies to those working, either independently or as part of a team where they may have some supervisory responsibilities, in public sector roles or in similar organisational contexts. They perform complex tasks in familiar contexts. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Promote the values and ethos of public service

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPREG039
    Gather information through interviews
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPREG039
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather information through interviews.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Gather information through interviews

Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Loganlea
On Campus
22 Jan 2024
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Loganlea

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jan 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

South Bank
On Campus
22 Jan 2024
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

South Bank

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jan 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

South Bank
On Campus
22 Jan 2024
6 months
Full time 2 days per week - Completed Certificate IV in Justice studies
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

South Bank

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jan 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 2 days per week - Completed Certificate IV in Justice studies

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Springfield
On campus with some online
22 Jan 2024
1 year
Full time 2 days on campus + 1 virtual class per week
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Springfield

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jan 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 2 days on campus + 1 virtual class per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Springfield
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Full time 2 days on campus + 1 virtual class per week
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Springfield

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 2 days on campus + 1 virtual class per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
On campus with some online
22 Jan 2024
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Robina

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jan 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
On campus with some online
22 Jan 2024
1 year
Full time 2 days on campus + 1 virtual class per week
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Toowoomba

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jan 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 2 days on campus + 1 virtual class per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Toowoomba
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Full time 2 days on campus + 1 virtual class per week
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Toowoomba

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 2 days on campus + 1 virtual class per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • All of your study will be done online and you can work through your studies at your own pace. You can access your learning materials 24/7 through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

  • You will study online however your classes will be delivered in real time via a scheduled timetable. You will interact with your teachers and other students using programs like Zoom. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Online virtual classroom
22 Jan 2024
6 months
Completed Certificate IV - Full time 3 virtual classes per week
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jan 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Completed Certificate IV - Full time 3 virtual classes per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online self-directed
22 Jan 2024
Average course duration up to 2 years
Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Online self-directed

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jan 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Average course duration up to 2 years

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Self-paced

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online self-directed
04 Mar 2024
Average course duration up to 2 years
Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Online self-directed

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

04 Mar 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Average course duration up to 2 years

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Self-paced

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online self-directed
22 Apr 2024
Average course duration up to 2 years
Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Online self-directed

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Apr 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Average course duration up to 2 years

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Self-paced

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Completed Certificate IV - Full time 3 virtual classes per week
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Completed Certificate IV - Full time 3 virtual classes per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $5,840
  • Subsidised: $6,610
  • Full fee: $9,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Diploma of Justice Studies (10972NAT)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

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Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $12,063 cap

The VET Student Loans program assists eligible students enrolled in approved courses to pay their tuition fees.  The Australian Government charges full fee-paying (non-subsidised) students a 20 per cent loan fee in addition to their tuition fees.  A VET Student Loan is a debt that must be repaid.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

It is beneficial for those seeking entry into the Diploma satisfy at least one of the entry requirements provided 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 of life experience in the business or justice fields.
Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at most TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

Robina campus

The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website. 

Need to know

When studying Online self-directed it is strongly recommended students follow the order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake or the units required to complete one cluster/stage, unless otherwise advised.

Gold Coast
The Southport delivery is only available to students who have successfully completed the 10971NAT Certificate IV in Justice Studies as the intake will only be delivering 8 units.

Students who have completed the Certificate IV in Justice Studies outside TAFE Queensland, or are missing the required electives, may be required to complete extra units for an additional price.

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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