10283NAT
Crime and Justice Studies Short Program

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Crime and Justice Studies Short Program
Course Code: 10283NAT
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Delivery Mode: RPL or Study options available
Awards for RPL:
Statement of Attainment or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training:
Units Recognised: 3
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research legal systems and jurisdictions within Australia.

It applies to individuals who use well-developed research skills to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources to provide support in a range of legal service settings.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to determine whether a crime has been committed and whether a statutory defence is applicable.

It requires the ability to interpret and apply the relevant State and Commonwealth legislation to analyse situations in which a criminal offence may have been committed, and to identify if key elements have been satisfied. The unit applies to individuals who are required to notify or issue breaches of State and Commonwealth criminal code legislation and their penalties.

This unit addresses the skills and knowledge required to analyse and explain social justice issues and their relation to anti-social behaviour. This requires knowledge of contemporary approaches to human rights, natural justice and equality and their relationship to issues in the crime and justice area. It applies to those working in justice related fields who require knowledge of the impact of social justice issues on criminal justice systems and the wider society and the skills to explain and report on these issues to ensure the application of a more empathetic and informed approach when undertaking justice related work tasks and functions.


Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Police Officer
  • Justice Support Roles
  • Police Administrative Support Roles
  • Corrective services in custodial and support roles
  • Local law enforcement officer
  • Prison Officer
  • Watch House Officer

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PROCEED TO AWARD: $0 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

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