Advanced Diploma of Justice
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Diploma of Justice
This course is designed to provide the major vocational education and training pathway needed by people wishing to enter, develop additional skills or pursue a long-term career within the community justice and related fields. It enables graduates to develop appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in leadership, management, planning, coordination, research and application, as well as analysis and presentation. The modern judicial and legal environments require these skills and the program prepares graduates to work unsupervised in a range of complex capacities in the context of these environments.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Apply research techniques within justice contexts; Apply investigative processes within justice environments; Apply sociology concepts and principles to justice contexts; Research criminology and crime prevention for application to practice within justice environments; Implement human rights principles within justice environments; Apply psychological concepts and principles within justice environments; Identify and respond to client complex issues within a criminal justice environment; Undertake case-management in a justice environment; plus more.
About RMIT UniversityFounded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 31,160 international students, of whom 18,860 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).
Over 900 courses exist to graduate at all levels, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. RMIT University is a global university of technology and design offering areas of study including: aerospace and aviation; architecture, building and planning; art and design; business; communication; community and welfare; computing and information systems; education and training; engineering and related technologies; environment; health sciences; humanities, social sciences and legal; manufacturing and processing; and science and mathematics.
RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia, with smaller sites at Hamilton and Point Cook. Main campus in Melbourne's CBD is spread over a number of Melbourne city blocks. There are art galleries, cinemas, bookshops and cafes on campus. The Brunswick campus is six kilometres from the city and offers state-of-the-art specialist graphic technology, fashion and textile facilities - with access to the on-campus International Fibre Centre. The Bundoora campus is set in extensive parklands and offers courses in life sciences, education and manufacturing/mechanical engineering.
RMIT also two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, Spain. They also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, and enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.
RMIT was awarded the Premier's Award for International Education and the award for Excellence in the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards.
Provider CRICOS: 00122A RTO code: Uni; 3046
Advanced DiplomaCourse code: 22200VIC
- Full-time internal = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 2 years
Diploma of Justice
This program is suited to people working, or intending to work in supervisory and/or management positions in areas such as policing (both State and Federal), customs, law enforcement positions in local government and non-government agencies, courts, correctional services, juvenile justice, mediation, security, community corrections offices, sheriff's office or for those working in private organisations associated with the industry.
Life after Study
Correctional officers are responsible for the custody, care, supervision, welfare and rehabilitation of prisoners in prisons and correctional centres.
Law clerks perform a variety of legal tasks under the supervision of solicitors, barristers or clerks of court. Law clerks may assist their employers in all areas of law, including probating (proving the validity of wills), conveyancing (dealings in land and property), criminal law, family law, wills and power of attorney, insurance law, environmental law, human rights law, company law and civil litigation.
Police officers working for the Australian Federal Police (AFP) are responsible for policing federal law in all states and territories, and for community policing in the ACT and Australia's external territories. The AFP, with its headquarters located in Canberra, is Australia's international law enforcement and policing agency. It is the chief source of advice to the Australian Government on policing issues, enforces Commonwealth criminal law and protects Commonwealth and national interests.
Police officers protect the community from crime and disorder by providing services to uphold the law, protect life and property, preserve the peace, prevent crime, detect and apprehend offenders, and help those in need of assistance.
Probation and parole officers supervise offenders who have been placed on community-based orders by the courts, as well as offenders released on parole from prison.