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Non-Accredited Training Justice of the Peace - ACT


The purpose of this course is to provide students with a range of skills and knowledge that are required to perform the functions of a Justice of the Peace in the ACT.

These duties and responsibilities may be subject to a range of legislation, rules and/or codes of practice.


Non-Accredited Training - Justice of the Peace - ACT

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CIT Reid

*From Semester 2 2025, the location of this course will transition from CIT Reid to the new CIT Woden campus. CIT will provide support for students who will be making the move to Woden. Learn more.


The course will be delivered over two days (a week apart) using face to face delivery. In between workshops, participants are required to read and revise the course material.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

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Likely Job Outcome:

Completion of this course will enable the successful participant to apply for membership of the ACT Justice of the Peace Association. Successful completion of this course is a recommendation to the ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate that participants are eligible to be sworn in by the Supreme Court of the ACT as a Justice of the Peace in the ACT.

Application Type:

Register Your Interest

Entry Requirements

You must first apply to become a Justice of the Peace through Access Canberra and have in-principle agreement to your appointment as a Justice of the Peace in the ACT from the ACT Attorney General.

Only applicants advised by the Justice and Community Safety Directorate are eligible to enrol in this course.

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Complete 1

  •   Prepare to perform the role of a Justice of the Peace in the ACT
    • CIT Code: LEGL222
      Cost: Full fee $450.00
      Description: The purpose of this subject is to carrying out the functions of a Justice of the Peace in the ACT - in particular when certifying copies of documents and witnessing affidavits and statutory declarations.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email