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Statement of Attainment Course in The Role of a Justice of the Peace - ACT 10054NAT


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.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - Course in The Role of a Justice of the Peace - ACT 10054NAT
Program No: SA-BC72
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 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.
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 course is a recommendation to the ACT Department of Justice and Community Safety 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 / How to Apply

You must first apply to 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 referred to CIT by Access Canberra are eligible to enrol in this program.

Before you apply/enrol

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.

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Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).

  1. Login to CIT Self Service
  2. Click on the link for USI
  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Transition Information

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Subject Cancellations/Changes

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Subject Information

Complete all 1 subject.

  • LAWJPR401A  Prepare to perform the role of a justice of the peace in the ACT
    • CIT Code: LEGL211
      Cost: $450.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to complete the duties and responsibilities provided by a Justice of the Peace in the Australian Capital Territory. These duties and responsibilities may be subject to a range of legislation, rules, regulations and/or codes of practice.
      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