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10793NAT

Course in Community Justice Services (Commissioner for Declarations)

Become a qualified Commissioner for Declarations with this accredited skill set. This course will allow you to volunteer your services by signing documents as a qualified witness. 

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STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online
LAST CHANCE TO APPLY Start date: 21 Feb 2024 Duration: 1 day View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$240

Course overview

Get the qualification you need to volunteer your services to the public as a Commissioner for Declarations with this accredited skill set. 

The course will prepare you to handle important documents and provide professional services to those who need a qualified witness. You will learn how to certify a true copy of an original document, administer oaths and affirmations, and witness documents, statutory declarations, and affidavits. 

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 Commissioner for Declarations. 

What can I do?

  • Commissioner for Declarations

Course outcome:

10793NAT Course in Community Justice Services (Commissioner for Declarations)

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete the core unit listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

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

  • 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
Cairns
On Campus
26 Feb 2024
1 day
Full time
Monday
  • Full fee: $240
demo

Cairns

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. 

26 Feb 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 day

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
Monday

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $240
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
Townsville - Pimlico
On Campus
21 Feb 2024
1 day
Full time
Wednesday
  • Full fee: $240
demo

Townsville - Pimlico

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. 

21 Feb 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 day

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
Wednesday

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $240
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.

  • 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

  • demo View comparison chart
STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Online self-directed
04 Mar 2024
6 weeks
Part time. Total 1 unit
  • Full fee: $240
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.

6 weeks

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. Total 1 unit

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $240
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
6 weeks
Part time. Total 1 unit
  • Full fee: $240
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.

6 weeks

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. Total 1 unit

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $240
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
03 Jun 2024
6 weeks
Part time. Total 1 unit
  • Full fee: $240
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. 

03 Jun 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 weeks

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. Total 1 unit

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $240
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.

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Course in Community Justice Services (Commissioner for Declarations) (10793NAT)

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Course in Community Justice Services (Commissioner for Declarations)

COURSE CODE: 10793NAT
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

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.

Important information

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.

Transition statement

Expired Qualification
This accredited course is expiring. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 16 July 2024. All grades 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
  • 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.