Certificate IV in Correctional Practice

CSC40120

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed in the supervision and management of offenders and detainees. It allows for the attainment of general competencies, dog handling competencies or specialisations in supervision and leadership, case management, community or emergency response streams.

The general qualification covers competencies that reflect advanced practice and greater team leadership roles of experienced individuals.

The case management specialisation covers the competencies required by individuals responsible for case management of offenders in custodial or community settings.

The community specialisation covers the competencies required by individuals responsible for supervising offenders directly or indirectly in the community and within specified parameters of responsibility defined by work activities, or by the complexity of assessment offenders’ needs and risks.

The dog handling elective group covers competencies suitable for individuals responsible for the maintenance of canine health and welfare and the utilisation of canines for detection and security purposes.

The emergency response specialisation covers the competencies required by individuals responsible for responding to and supervising serious incidents or events that occur within custodial settings.

The supervision specialisation covers the competencies required by individuals responsible for supervising staff and/or offenders in the correctional environment.

Statutory/legislative requirements apply to this qualification and may vary across states and territories. Users are required to check with the relevant jurisdiction for current requirements.

Additional qualification advice

Where a defined specialisation is completed as detailed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate IV in Correctional Practice (field of study) e.g. Certificate IV in Correctional Practice (Supervision).

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates of this course who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay.

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

Jobs

Graduates of this course are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

74.6%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Professionals

19.6%

Professionals
Clerical and Administrative Workers

2.3%

Clerical and Administrative Workers

Industries

Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

Public Administration and Safety

96.7%

Public Administration and Safety
Health Care and Social Assistance

1.2%

Health Care and Social Assistance
Administrative and Support Services

0.6%

Administrative and Support Services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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Subsidised Training

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Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

 


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