Why Choose the Certificate IV in Justice Studies Course for High School Students in Queensland?
At Prestige Service Training, we recognise the significance of shaping students for a prosperous future.
Our Certificate IV in Justice Studies program is specifically designed for high school students in Queensland. The course presents a distinguished opportunity to initiate your exploration into the field of justice-related roles.
This program is specifically designed to empower young minds with fundamental skills and expertise, setting them on a trajectory toward achievement.
Within a virtual learning environment, tailored to meet the needs of today’s students, we offer an engaging and immersive experience.
One that fosters skills, critical thinking and a solid foundation in justice principles, apt for a range professional pathways.
What is the Certificate IV in Justice Studies Course?
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The Certificate IV in Justice Studies is a comprehensive program specially designed for high school students in Queensland (QLD) who are eager to delve into the dynamic field of justice. This course introduces crucial concepts in the justice system, providing you with practical skills and knowledge that can be applied across various aspects of the justice sector.
Through a blend of engaging virtual classes, interactive exercises, and real-world case studies, you will gain insights into the workings of the justice system, legal principles, ethical considerations, and more. This comprehensive understanding of justice functions can prepare you for your academic pursuits and future career ambitions in the field of justice.
A Certificate IV in Justice Studies is a level 4 qualification that allows people to qualify for skilled work. The qualification also sets the foundation for further learning, such as a Certificate IV in Crime and Justice or Diploma of Justice Studies.
This program is designed to incorporate both established practices and emerging trends in the justice field, ensuring that you gain readily transferable professional skills and expertise needed for success in various justice-related careers.
The Certificate IV in Justice Studies course is a comprehensive virtual learning experience tailored for high school students in Queensland. It provides a solid understanding of fundamental justice concepts and practices, setting you to excel.
- Qualification code: 10971NAT
- Qualification name: Certificate IV in Justice Studies
- Nationally recognised qualification: Yes
- Duration: 12 months
- 2-hour weekly virtual class + extra classes
Units of competency: 10
- 6 core units +
- 4 electives
- Would you be able to contribute to your ATAR? Yes (school students only)
- Would you be able to contribute to your QCE? Yes (school students only)
- For more information on contribution to ATAR and QCE, visit https://www.qtac.edu.au/
The program is structured to provide a balanced mix of theoretical learning and practical application, ensuring you’re well-equipped to handle real-world challenges in the justice industry.
10971NAT Certificate IV in Justice Studies consists of six (6) core units and four (4) electives tailored based on your target outcomes.
- BSBLEG421 – Apply understanding of the Australian legal system
- BSBXCM401 – Apply communication strategies in the workplace
- NAT10971001 – Provide information and referral advice of justice related issues
- NAT10971002 – Prepare documentation for court proceedings
- NAT10971003 – Analyse social justice issues
- PSPREG003 – Apply regulatory powers
- BSBINS401 – Analyse and present research information
- BSBLDR414 – Lead team effectiveness
- PSPETH007 – Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
- PSPETH008 – Promote the values and ethos of public service
- We offer convenient payment plans that allow you to manage expenses while investing in your future. Payment plans start from as little as $59 a week.
- Schools cost = $2,099
- Industry cost = $3,999
- International cost = $6,000
Entry requirements and eligibility
To enrol in the Certificate IV in Justice Studies course, applicants must be at least 16 years old, complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Assessment, and have adequate English proficiency with an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) of 4 or higher. Additionally, students need minimum computer literacy, Microsoft Office 365 access, and unrestricted internet access. They should also be able to record assessments and provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) at enrolment. The Student Handbook provides full details on entry requirements.
Embrace the convenience of online learning through our virtual classroom. Our virtual learning platform brings the classroom to you.
Access course materials, participate in engaging discussions, and collaborate with fellow students from the comfort of your home after school hours. It is an excellent alternative for students with a busy school timetable.
Where can I work, what can I do?
Upon successfully completing the Certificate IV in Justice Studies course, you will be equipped with practical skills and knowledge that open doors to various entry-level roles in the justice sector. Graduates can explore opportunities such as youth justice roles, paralegal, Government administrator, corrections officer, police officer, and more.
Here are some of the top possible job roles and their average annual salary (sourced from Salary in Australia – Average Salary (talent.com).
Further Learning Pathways
Take your learning further
Our Certificate IV in Justice Studies course serves as an excellent stepping stone for students who aspire to deepen their understanding of the justice system and pursue higher education. Graduates can transition seamlessly into advanced business studies, diploma programs, or other relevant qualifications.
Recognition of Prior Learning
We understand that students may have prior learning experiences that align with the course content. Through our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process, students can receive credit for their existing knowledge and skills, potentially reducing the duration of the course.
How to Enrol?
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Enrolling in our Certificate IV in Justice Studies course is a straightforward process. You can visit the ‘Enrol Now’ link to complete the online enrolment form, and our Enrolments team will guide you through the necessary steps.
Before you apply, you will need the following:
- Student ID
- Photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate (in colour)
Evidence of QLD residency dated within six (6) months – any of the following with your QLD address displayed:
- Driver’s license
- Concession card
- Utility bill
- Bank statement
- USI number – Please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create your USI number
- A parent or guardian close by to sign (if you are under 18)
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Certificate IV in Justice Studies worth it?
Absolutely. This program offers a strong foundation that can unlock limitless possibilities.
The skills and knowledge gained through this qualification are highly valuable across all tiers of the justice sector.
Whether you’re entering the field or aiming to climb further up the career ladder, this course can help.
What’s the difference between a Certificate I, II, III, IV and Diploma?
Australia has different levels of certification to standardise qualifications through the country. Certificates I and II provide basic vocational skills and knowledge and allow people to qualify for mainly routine work.
Certificates III and IV provide more advanced skills and knowledge. As discussed above, the Certificate III allows you to undertake skilled work.
Certificate IV allows you to pursue specialised knowledge and skills in particular contexts.
Finally, a Diploma is a level 5 qualification that allows people to undertake advanced skilled work. It covers integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts. You can also have this qualification credited towards university studies. Universities generally equate Certificate IV to six (6) to twelve (12) months of a Bachelor’s Degree.
- Level 6 – Advanced diploma or associate degree
- Level 7 – Bachelor’s degree
- Level 8 – Bachelor honours degree, graduate certificate, or graduate diploma
- Level 9 – Masters degree
- Level 10 – Doctoral degree
Which qualification is suitable for you depends on the career you wish to pursue, your experience and your existing qualifications. You can choose the best path that works for you.
Can I study while attending a regular Queensland high school?
Yes, our virtual course allows for flexible learning, making it possible to balance students with your regular high school commitments.
Are there any exams?
The course assessment includes a mix of knowledge questions, case studies and practical activities. There are no traditional exams.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion?
Yes, students who successfully complete the course will receive a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Justice Studies qualification.
Partially completed courses, receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency that have been deemed satisfactory.
What support is available for virtual learners?
Our dedicated team is available to assist you throughout your learning journey, providing technical and academic support.
Are there networking opportunities with other students?
Yes, our virtual learning platform encourages collaboration and interaction among students, fostering a sense of community.