Advanced Diploma of Justice

ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF JUSTICE

Course Code
:
22321VIC
Department
:
Community CoE
Study Area(s)
:
Justice Studies
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(1 year)

Start Date(s): Full-time: 18/02/2019
End Date(s): Full-time: 07/12/2019
Days and Time: Monday
Tuesday & Thursday (days are subject to change)

Course Overview

The Advanced Diploma of Justice 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.

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Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU21635Define and evaluate law of evidence50
VU21922Apply research techniques within justice contexts60
VU21923Apply investigative processes within justice environments80
VU21924Apply sociology concepts and principles to justice contexts50
VU21925Research criminology and crime prevention for application to practice within justice environments80
VU21926Research human rights principles within justice environments50
VU21927Apply psychological concepts and principles within justice environments50
VU21928Identify and respond to client complex issues within a criminal justice environment50
VU21929Undertake case-management in a justice environment50
VU21930Apply law and advocacy to support justice clients experiencing justiciable event/s50
VU21931Work with young offenders in justice environments50
VU21932Analyse the child protection environment in a justice context60

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.

 

For Business and Industry


We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

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 relate to 2019 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) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3740.00
$748
$6800
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$306

Average course
consumable fees*
$60

# 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. 

2019 Student Services Fee (Table 3)


 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2019: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

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 $5.50 $1.10 $10.00

^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 2019. 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 relate to 2017 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) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Can I apply?

You may apply if you have successfully completed the Diploma of Justice or its equivalent.

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.

Days of delivery will vary depending on full-time/part-time study. 

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. This is a nationally accredited justice course in Victoria, Australia.

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?

To apply for this course you must click the yellow apply now tab and add your details. This course also has a mid-year intake.

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.