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  • 10276NAT

Course in Community Justice Services (Commissioner for Declarations) (Justice of the Peace [Qualified])

At a glance

At a glance

Volunteer your services in the community with this entry-level course and become a qualified Justice of the Peace.

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  • Justice of the Peace (Volunteer)
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10276NAT Course in Community Justice Services (Commissioner for Declarations) (Justice of the Peace [Qualified])

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Course overview

Course overview

Get qualified to volunteer in your community. This course will give you the necessary qualification needed to act as a highly-regarded Justice of the Peace. Duties subject to successful registration may include issuing summonses and warrants, as well as executing minor bench duties, bails and sureties.

This course will give you the skills to interpret and apply knowledge of correct legislative procedures and regulations; perform witnessing services for members of the community; and carry out judicial processes for issuing and serving summonses and warrants. Our highly-experienced team of industry professionals will give you the knowledge needed to carry out the mandated duties and powers of Justices of the Peace in the state of Queensland.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Justice of the Peace (Qualified)
M00JUSJPQ001
Perform the duties of a Justice of the Peace (Qualified)
M00JUSDEC001
Perform the duties of a Commissioner for Declarations
Commissioner for Declarations
M00JUSDEC001
Perform the duties of a Commissioner for Declarations

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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
  • Have no criminal convictions

Please check your eligibility for registration with the Justice of the Peace Brach 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

Need to know

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the preferred order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake, 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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland