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10794NAT

Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of Peace [Qualified])

Become a Justice of the Peace (Qualified) with this accredited skill set. This course will allow you to volunteer your services by witnessing documents and hearing basic court matters. 

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TIME 2 days / Full Time NEXT START DATE 30 May 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus Online
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$440

Course overview

Get qualified to volunteer your services to your community as a Justice of the Peace (JP) with this accredited skill set. 

This course will prepare you to perform a number of judicial duties including witnessing formal documents and hearing certain types of court matters. You will learn how to certify a true copy of an original document, administer oaths and affirmations, and witness documents, statutory declarations, and affidavits. You will also discover how to issue search warrants, grant bail, and issue arrest warrants.

Upon successful completion of this course you'll be able to make an application to the Department of Justice and Attorney-General — Justices of the Peace Branch for appointment as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified).

What can I do?

  • Justice of the Peace (Qualified)

Course outcome:

10794NAT Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of Peace [Qualified])

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • QCJWIT001
    Witness or certify documents
    UNIT CODE :
    QCJWIT001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Witness or certify documents

  • UNIT CODE
  • QCJJUD001
    Perform non-bench judicial and minor bench duties
    UNIT CODE :
    QCJJUD001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Perform non-bench judicial and minor bench duties
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
27 Jun 2022
2 days
Full time
Monday, Tuesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $440
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Pimlico)
22 Jun 2022
2 days
Full time
Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $440
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
30 May 2022
6 weeks
Part time
  • Full fee: $440
18 Jul 2022
6 weeks
Part time
  • Full fee: $440
29 Aug 2022
6 weeks
Part time
  • Full fee: $440
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
27 Jun 2022
2 days
Full time
Monday, Tuesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $440
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Pimlico)
22 Jun 2022
2 days
Full time
Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $440
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
30 May 2022
6 weeks
Part time
  • Full fee: $440
18 Jul 2022
6 weeks
Part time
  • Full fee: $440
29 Aug 2022
6 weeks
Part time
  • Full fee: $440

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Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of Peace [Qualified]) (10794NAT)

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Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of Peace [Qualified])

COURSE CODE: 10794NAT
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. 

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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Important Information

Read this before applying.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

If you have the intention to apply to become a Commissioner for Declarations or Justice of the Peace (Qualified) you must meet the minimum eligibility criteria set out in the Justices of the Peace and Commissioners for Declarations Act 1991 prior to enrolling, which includes the following:

  • hold Australian Citizenship (by birth or grant);
  • be 18 years of age;
  • be on the Queensland electoral roll; and
  • have no criminal convictions.

Please check your eligibility for registration with the Justice of the Peace Branch before enrolling in your Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Declarations course by viewing the eligibility and disqualification provisions published on their website at: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/legal-mediation-and-justice-of-the-peace/jp-and-cdec-information/how-to-become-a-jp-or-cdec

Resources Required

In order to successfully complete your online studies you must have access to a computer with a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect.

Need to know

When studying online 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 a cluster/stage, unless otherwise advised. 

Expired Qualification
This accredited course is expiring. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 15 July 2025. Enrolments must be finalised by this date. 

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.

Learn more about University Pathways

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