Graduate Certificate in Domestic and Family Violence Practice

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Graduate Certificate in Domestic and Family Violence Practice enables students to develop specialised industry-related knowledge and skills to respond to domestic and family violence. Key practice areas in relation to domestic and family violence are reflected in unit electives of child safety, men's behaviour change and working with victims/survivors. The knowledge and skills students will gain through completing this course are transferable across a wide range of professions and occupations where workers encounter domestic and family violence.

Structure

4 units (24 credit points)

Subjects

  • Domestic and family violence

Standard entry requirements

  • A completed Australian Bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Or a completed diploma plus 3 years relevant work experience
  • Or vocational qualifications relating to the domestic and family violence sector plus 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Or a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience (paid or voluntary) relating directly to the domestic and family violence sector, subject to approval from the Head of Course.

Study pathways

Students may choose to continue to study towards a Graduate Diploma in Domestic and Family Violence Practice or Master of Domestic and Family Violence Practice.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Study No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

Relevant work experience must include employment in the domestic and family violence field, or a related field (such as child safety, health, correctional services), where associated written tasks, such as report writing, are demonstrated. Work experience must be outlined on a company letterhead, be signed and dated by a delegated authority from within the organisation.

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