Advanced Diploma Of Justice

Advanced Diploma of Justice

Course Code
:
22321VIC
Department
:
Professional, Creative & Environment
Study Area(s)
:
Justice Studies
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(1 year)
Part-time(2 years Evening)

Start Date(s): TBA
End Date(s): TBA
Days and Time: TBA

Course Overview

We are not planning any new intakes in 2022 but allowing continuing students to submit an interest (apply via website) and enrol to complete the course.

The Advanced Diploma of Justice (22321VIC) equips you with skills for employment in supervisory or management positions within the justice industry.

This justice course will provide you with knowledge about the Australian criminal justice system and the social and legal context in which it operates.

When you graduate with the Advanced Diploma of Justice, you will be equipped with a high standard of justice skills, enabling you to move into a Bachelor’s degree; including Bachelor of Arts degree and Bachelor of Social Science with applicable credits.

This course is eligible for VET Student Loan. Find out your eligibility.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute’s Vaccination Policy

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU21922Apply research techniques within justice contexts (VU21922)60
VU21923Apply investigative processes within justice environments (VU21923)80
VU21924Apply sociology concepts and principles to justice contexts (VU21924)50
VU21925Research criminology and crime prevention for application to practice within justice environments (VU21925)80
VU21926Research human rights principles within justice environments (VU21926)50
VU21927Apply psychological concepts and principles within justice environments (VU21927)50
VU21928Identify and respond to client complex issues within a criminal justice environment (VU21928)50
VU21929Undertake case-management in a justice environment (VU21929)50

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU22978Define and evaluate law of evidence (VU22978)50
VU21930Apply law and advocacy to support justice clients experiencing justiciable event/s (VU21930)50
VU21931Work with young offenders in justice environments (VU21931)50
VU21932Analyse the child protection environment in a justice context (VU21932)60

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

Non-VTAC applicants and applicants who have not completed the Diploma of Justice at Kangan Institute will be required to attend an information session. These information sessions will cover course requirements, fees, timetables and an entrance test. Teachers will be presenting during these information sessions and available to answer questions as required.

What will I study?

You will be required to study eight core units and four elective units. Please see the list of modules for more details.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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For information on disability support at Kangan Institute, click here.

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$4242.60
$848.52
$7346.38
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$36.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$7.20

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
680 680 $6.24 $1.25 $10.80

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Can I apply?

We are not planning any new intakes in 2022 but allowing continuing students to submit an interest (apply via website) and enrol to complete the course.

Where and how can I study?

Classes are offered our Broadmeadows campus. Students are expected to attend classes on campus and participate in off-campus activities as well as online coursework. Whilst most classes are scheduled during business hours, some classes may be conducted in the evening.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Students qualified with the Advanced Diploma of Justice will have high level skills to enter a range of justice careers, including supervisory or management positions within the justice industry such as the state or federal police forces, customs service, sheriff’s department, local government, correctional services, courts, youth justice, community corrections and various non-government organisations.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

The Advanced Diploma of Justice equips students with justice skills to be used in a wide range of contexts.

You will gain a broader understanding of the criminal justice systems, as well as the ability to develop and compile complex reports, make recommendations and conduct research. You will also develop leadership and managerial skills and the ability to liaise with and represent the interests of your clients.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Advanced Diploma of Justice (22321VIC). This is a nationally accredited justice course.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies into specified bachelor degrees at university with credits. Gaining a further qualification in justice will enable you to explore and enter a wider range of justice careers.

How do I apply?

We are not planning any new intakes in 2022 but allowing continuing students to submit an interest (apply via website) and enrol to complete the course.

How will I be selected for this course?

All non VTAC applicants need to attend an information session and complete a Literacy & Numeracy assessment. Students who have successfully completed the Diploma of Justice at Kangan Institute will be given entry to the Advanced Diploma.