Diploma of Criminal and Community Justice
Western Sydney University
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|WS, The College, Bankstown||Yes||Flexible Delivery, Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
Year 12 or equivalent
This program is designed for current employees with Corrective Services, as well as students external to the industry who wish to pursue a career in corrections and/ or parole. The diploma has been developed in collaboration with the NSW Corrections Services and is based on real-life practical experience. While students may have attained competencies in the practical aspects of work, this course will provide students with a launching pad for a critical understanding of the role within society.
Subjects you can Study
Criminal and community justice
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Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)
WS, The College, Bankstown
- Flexible Delivery = 1.5 years
- Full-time internal = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 2 years
Year 12 or equivalent
Life after Study
Where are graduates that studied Para-legal studies at Western Sydney University?
|Public sector||Private practice||Private industry||Working overseas|
Correctional officers are responsible for the custody, care, supervision, welfare and rehabilitation of prisoners in prisons and correctional centres.