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10971NAT

Certificate IV in Justice Studies

Take the next step with this mid-level qualification in justice studies. This course was developed in consultation with the Department of Justice and Attorney General, Australian Federal Police, Queensland Corrective Services, Brisbane City Council, and Australian Border Force to increase employability in justice related fields.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Darling Downs and South West
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online TAFE at School
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 08 Jul 2024 Duration: 6 months View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$1,500
Subsidised
$1,500
Full Fee
$5,410
TAFE at School Full Fee
$3,050 - $4,090
Eligibility calculator

Course overview

Increase your knowledge and gain specialised skills in justice with this mid-level qualification. You can open up a wide range of exciting employment opportunities with the Police Service, or within justice-related fields such as Border Force and Corrections.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, 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.

Learn specialised skills in the application of regulatory powers, analysing social justice issues, and identifying and applying the legal framework. You'll also gain technical and analytical knowledge to prepare documentation for court proceedings and the ability to communicate and provide justice-related advice to clients.

Successfully completing this course will allow you to apply for work in many justice and legal related roles. You will also develop a solid foundation for further study.

What can I do?

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

Course outcome:

10971NAT Certificate IV in Justice Studies

Industry-relevant teachers

Our teaching staff are at the top of their game and are still heavily involved in the industry. This means you're being taught by people who know what employers are looking for and where the sector is headed.

Experience Courts Program Opportunity

Courts Services Queensland - Experience Courts Program offers you the opportunity to be placed in a Magistrate Courthouse to experience the day-to-day operations of a busy Magistrate Court Registry. The program will help you gain invaluable insights into the Department of Justice and Attorney General (DJAG) and the court system. Eligibility criteria applies. Click here for more information and application form.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 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
  • 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
  • NAT10971001
    Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT10971001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide information and referral advice on justice related issues

  • UNIT CODE
  • NAT10971002
    Prepare documentation for court proceedings
    UNIT CODE :
    NAT10971002
    Unit description :

    Pre-requisite unit :
    NAT10971003
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare documentation for court proceedings

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

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

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPREG033
    Apply regulatory powers
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPREG033
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required when exercising regulation, monitoring, inspection and investigation powers under the organisation's enabling and other applicable legislation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply regulatory powers

  • 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 with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 2 days on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
demo

Loganlea

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.

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 on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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.

South Bank
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 2 days on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
demo

South Bank

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.

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 on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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
6 months
Full time 2 days on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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 on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

Bracken Ridge
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
6 months
Full time 2 days on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
demo

Bracken Ridge

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. 

28 Jan 2025

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 on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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.

Loganlea
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
6 months
Full time 2 days on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
demo

Loganlea

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. 

28 Jan 2025

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 on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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.

South Bank
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
6 months
Full time 2 days on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
demo

South Bank

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. 

28 Jan 2025

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 on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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. 

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.

Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 2 days on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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 on campus plus 1x Zoom session per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Part time 2 nights per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

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.

Part time 2 nights per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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 Jul 2024
Average course duration up to 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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 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.

Average course duration up to 18 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.

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: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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
02 Sep 2024
Average course duration up to 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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. 

02 Sep 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 18 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.

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: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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
14 Oct 2024
Average course duration up to 18 months
Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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. 

14 Oct 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 18 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.

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: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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
28 Jan 2025
1 year
Part time 2 nights per week
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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. 

28 Jan 2025

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.

Part time 2 nights per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,500
  • Subsidised: $1,500
  • Full fee: $5,410
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.

  • 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

  • demo View comparison chart
  • 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

  • demo View comparison chart
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
On Campus
08 Jul 2024
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,090
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. 

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.

4 terms

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 1 day per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,090
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.

Loganlea
On Campus
03 Feb 2025
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,090
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. 

03 Feb 2025

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

DURATION

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

4 terms

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 1 day per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,090
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.

Redcliffe
On Campus
03 Feb 2025
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,090
demo

Redcliffe

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. 

03 Feb 2025

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

DURATION

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

4 terms

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 1 day per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,090
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
03 Feb 2025
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,090
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. 

03 Feb 2025

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

DURATION

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

4 terms

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 1 day per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $4,090
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.

CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
On Campus
09 Jul 2024
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Tuesday
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $3,050
demo

Robina

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. 

09 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.

4 terms

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 1 day per week
Tuesday

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $3,050
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.

Robina
On Campus
03 Feb 2025
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $3,170
demo

Robina

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. 

03 Feb 2025

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

DURATION

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

4 terms

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 1 day per week

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $3,170
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.

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Certificate IV in Justice Studies (10971NAT)
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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Entry requirements

You are required to satisfy at least one of the following before commencing this course as it provides the essential skills that form the basis of study for this qualification:

  • successful completion of Certificate III qualification, or
  • completion of Year 10 or equivalent with sound achievement in English, or
  • relevant work 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.

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. 

Important information

Order of Study
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.

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.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • 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. 

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.

Learn more