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  • Learning MethodOnline
  • IntakesFebruary, July
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationPart time 2 years

Course Overview

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The online Diploma of Justice offered by Holmesglen equips students with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in the justice sector. Graduates can pursue roles in policing, community corrections, court administration, and more. The program blends theory with real-world practice, providing in-depth knowledge of the Victorian criminal justice system. Experienced teachers and various learning activities, including mock court performances and field visits, enhance the learning experience. This online program is suitable for justice or community services professionals.

Upon completion, students receive the 22594VIC Diploma of Justice qualification.

Job Outcomes

Career opportunities, include:

  • Policing (state and federal forces)
  • Community corrections officer (working with offenders on community correction orders)
  • Court registrar or court administration
  • Local laws officer and local government authorities
  • Youth justice
  • Customs, sheriff’s department, case manager, prison officer, legal assistant.

Pathways to further study:

  • 22595VIC Advanced Diploma of Justice or other relevant Bachelor programs such as a Bachelor of Criminal Justice or Bachelor of Criminology.
  • Upon completion of your Diploma of Justice, you may be eligible to receive up to 1 year of credit towards the Swinburne Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice degree.

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

There are no formal entry requirements.

Students must be 18 years of age at course commencement.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

Recognition of prior learning

You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organization will be recognized by Holmesglen. 



Unit code



Apply foundation legal principles.


Apply writing and presentation skills within a justice environment.


Support the ethics and values of working within a justice environment.


Analyse and support policing processes within justice environment contexts


Prepare to work within the criminal justice system.


Support cultural diversity in justice environments.


Apply criminal law within justice environments.


Prepare to work with family violence contexts within justice environments.


Support the management of adult offenders within the Victorian correctional framework.


Apply self-management and workplace health and safety (WHS) strategies in the justice environment.


Work with conflict resolution and mediation processes within justice environments


Support cultural safety for First Nations people within a justice environment.


Please enquire directly with Holmesglen TAFE via their website to find out more. 

About the Institution

Holmesglen is one of the largest government-owned TAFE's in Victoria. RTO: 0416.