Course Title: Work within the criminal justice system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4323 Certificate IV in Justice

Course Title: Work within the criminal justice system

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

JUST5725

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Irene Pagliarella, Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4581

Course Contact Email: irene.pagliarella@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to define and apply your role within the criminal justice system and in particular the adjudicative phase.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20869 Work within the criminal justice system

Elements:

1. Review the components of the criminal justice system

2. Examine the adjudicative component of the criminal justice system

3. Review criminal justice system for application to practice


Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Effectively work with relevant investigative, adjudicative and correctional agencies, to meet your own current/potential job roles within the criminal justice system
  • Provide evidence of knowledge on the functions and purpose of the criminal justice system and its main components
  • Provide evidence of knowledge of relevant legislation governing investigation, law enforcement, punishment and rehabilitation within the criminal justice system


Overview of Assessment

Assessments may incorporate a variety of methods including role-plays, case studies, observations, lectures, tutorials, class discussion, audio-visual presentations, excursions, and interaction with individuals and/or groups within the criminal justice system.

 

Assessment

Assessment Type

Word Limit or Equivalent

Percentage of Final Mark

Date Due

Summative Assessment 1

Written Report on simulated scenario

1500 Words

30%

02/05/2017

Summative Assessment 2

Court Report

1500 Words

40%

30/05/2017

Summative Assessment 3

Exam

Multiple Choice

& Short Answer

30%


 

06/06/2017