10284NAT Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies

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Course description

The Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies (10284NAT) prepares you for work in the police, customs and border force, courthouses, and corrective services. This course is recognised all over Australia but the focus is on Queensland legislation — complete it in the classroom on online. Over 12-18 months you will be learning about criminal law, evidence law, social justice issues, crime and victimology, correction services — plus gaining key skills in interviewing, conflict resolution, investigations, and court document preparation.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Prison Officer$1,350 weekly pay
Correctional Officer$1,350 weekly pay
Public Servant$1,250 weekly pay
Police Officer$1,050 weekly pay
Legal Secretary$1,250 weekly pay
Legal Administrator$1,250 weekly pay
Legal Assistant$1,340 weekly pay
Paralegal$1,340 weekly pay
Court Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Legal Receptionist$1,250 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Correctional Supervisor$1,400 weekly pay
Correctional Case Manager$1,400 weekly pay
Duty Manager (Police Force)$1,550 weekly pay
Project Manager (Police Force)$1,550 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the 10284NAT Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the 10284NAT Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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This course provider offers the 10284NAT Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies:

TAFE Queensland
Online / On Campus