Diploma of Justice
Swinburne University of Technology
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Certificate IV in Justice
This course is designed to extend and enhance the skills gained in the Certificate IV in Justice. Students at this level are required to compile complex reports, undertake high level investigations, undertake higher level research, manage conflict, supervise staff in a number of justice-related occupations and understand, interpret and apply case law.
Subjects you can Study
Uphold and support the values and principles of the public service; Implement workplace safety procedures and programs; Apply criminal law within justice environment; Work within family violence contexts within justice environment; Work with conflict resolution and mediation processes within justice environments; Apply management and leadership within justice environment; plus more.RTO code: Uni; 3059
DiplomaCourse code: 22197VIC
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
Certificate IV in Justice
The Certificate IV in Justice and the Diploma of Justice are exit points from the Advanced Diploma of Justice.
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.
Local government inspectors are responsible for enforcing various council by-laws, parking and traffic regulations and provisions contained in the Local Government Act, and other legislation enforced by councils.
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.
Public servants in the Australian Public Service (APS) work in a wide range of areas such as community and social services, defence, economic management, education, employment, foreign affairs, health, housing, industrial relations and transport. They are employed in a variety of clerical, technical and professional careers.
About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is preparing students to face their future with confidence by ensuring they have the skills to adapt in a fast-changing world. Join the thousands of Swinburne graduates who have great jobs; check out our LinkedIn profile to see where our graduates are working. Employers include National Australia Bank, Telstra, IBM and ANZ Bank.
Start your Swinburne story
Swinburne provides students with access to high-quality teaching, exposure to high-impact global research and active engagement with both industry and the community. Swinburne is also a pioneer in making educational opportunities accessible to a wider audience by offering a broad range of degrees online.
At Swinburne you’ll:
- receive an education from a globally recognised university — ranked in the top 400 universities in the world by the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities
- build employability skills through our long tradition as one of Australia’s most industry-connected universities
- join more than 150,000 alumni around the world whose careers have benefitted from their experiences at Swinburne.
At Swinburne you’ll benefit from opportunities to connect with industry and engage in interdisciplinary projects in any course you undertake. Our students gain exclusive access to our huge range of industry partners. Our Industry-Based Learning program has been operating for more than 50 years. Every bachelor degree student is able to access either an industry-based placement or industry-based project.
Swinburne offers courses across a range of study levels and disciplines, from engineering, arts and business to science, design and law. You can combine learning on campus with studying part time or online, ensuring flexibility in your course.
Our teaching staff are talented individuals who bring industry experience to their teaching. They ensure your classroom experience has an applied focus rather than just offering theory-based learning.
At Swinburne you’ll have access to facilities and technology that are used in industry and get hands-on experience that is not available to students at other universities.
Our physics students make groundbreaking discoveries; our engineering students showcase their work at the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix; our film and television students win more awards at international film festivals than other university; and our design graduates are recognised as some of the nation’s best designers.
Depending on your chosen course you could:
- access our state-of-the-art film, television and animation production facilities in their new home at our Hawthorn campus
- create live network systems in our three state-of-the-art Cisco networking labs
- work with students from universities in Finland, China and Chile on projects in the Swinburne Design Factory.
Our business, engineering and ICT degrees are professionally accredited by leading industry organisations.
Life at Swinburne is about more than going to classes and studying for exams. Our campuses are vibrant communities that offer a lively and varied social experience.
Just 10 minutes from the centre of Melbourne, our main campus in Hawthorn is the hub of our teaching, research and development activities. Located in one of the city’s most attractive inner suburbs, and with a train station on campus, our Hawthorn campus offers a desirable student lifestyle. Students who wish to live on campus can choose from a residential college or independent apartment options.
Swinburne also maintains two campuses in Melbourne’s outer-eastern suburbs and established a campus in Sarawak, Malaysia, in 2000.
We want you to reach your potential and achieve your life and career goals. Swinburne scholarships provide an opportunity to make your goals a reality. Scholarships are available to students in recognition of academic excellence, community service, financial hardship or the need to relocate from regional areas.