Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of the Peace [Qualified])

10794NAT

Cost: $325.00

APS Training Group is proud to offer this nationally accredited course in partnership with Tafe QLD. As a Justice of the Peace (JP) you will provide services to your
community or place of employment. Justice of the Peace volunteers serve the public by signing documents that need a qualified witness. The services range from witnessing and signing formal
documents to hearing certain types of court matters.

Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of the Peace [Qualified])

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As a Justice of the Peace (JP) you will provide services to your community or place of employment. Justice of the Peace volunteers serve the public by signing documents that need a qualified witness. The services range from witnessing and signing formal documents to hearing certain types of court matters.
Blended delivery. Classroom delivery for groups

QCJWIT001 - Witness or certify documents

QCJJUD001 - Perform non-bench judicial and minor bench duties

$325.00

Participants who demonstrate competency will receive a Statement of Attainment in 10794 – Course in Community Justice Services (Justice of the Peace [Qualified]). 
As we are environmentally friendly, Statement of Attainments will be issued via email.

Who can become a JP:
• an Australian citizen
• at least 18 years old
• of good character
• registered on the Queensland electoral roll
You must also have completed the relevant training course: Course in Providing Community Justice Services either (Commissioner for Declarations) or (Justice of the Peace [Qualified]).
You cannot apply or hold office as a JP or Cdec if you:
• have been convicted of a serious offence at any time (i.e. an indictable offence, irrespective of whether it was dealt with in the magistrates, district or supreme court)
• have been convicted of more than 2 offences of any kind at any time
• have been convicted of an offence of any kind in the last 5 years
• have been convicted of an alcohol or drug driving offence in the last 5 years
• have been convicted of more than 2 traffic offences in the last 4 years (i.e. convictions under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995)
• are an undischarged bankrupt (i.e. not yet free from bankruptcy).
Also, if you have been convicted of more than 6 offences under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 in a 4 year period, you are not qualified to be appointed as a JP or Cdec for 5 years after the date of your last conviction.