A great personal and professional development course for volunteer judicial roles.
This course is suitable for participants who wish to apply to become a Queensland Justice of the Peace (Qualified). The duties of a JP (Qual) are not to be taken lightly. This course is NOT available in other states.
You have a vital and responsible role to play in the general community. You will at times be dealing with matters of crucial importance to people’s lives.
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to aid in the voluntary provision of witnessing documents and minor judicial duties within the community.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be competent to apply for appointment as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified).
As a JP (Qual) you will be able to:
Please note that completing this training does not automatically allow you to begin duties as a Justice of The Peace (Qualified) in QLD. You must complete your course and then apply for your appointment. Only after you have been sworn in can you undertake these duties.
As a Justice of the Peace (Qualified) you are not able to charge for your services.
To become a JP or Cdec you must:
You cannot apply or hold office as a JP or Cdec if you:
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.
Examples of offences include all types of criminal offences, drug related offences, financial (tax or business related), social security offences, shoplifting, or failure to pay a TOLL fee within the stated period of time.
Note that for traffic offences, a person who pays an amount by the way of a penalty for an offence, is taken to have been convicted of the offence on the day the amount is paid.
These conditions are from the Justices of the Peace and Commissioners for Declarations Act 1991.
Individuals convicted of more than 6 offences under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 in a 4 year period, are not qualified to be appointed as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified) or Commissioner of Declarations for 5 years after the date of the last conviction.
Units of Competency
To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in 2 units.
OPTION 1 – Study in Class
Complete this course by attending a 2 day face-to-face workshop, followed by an external exam. We strongly recommend you attend the 2 day face-to-face workshop to get the most out of this course. It will also be highly beneficial to you when completing the external exam.
OPTION 2 – External Exam Only
This option requires you to study the material within the JP Handbook available online and apply this knowledge to the external exam. There is no training sessions involved with this option. You will be sent the materials via email once your booking is finalised.
Note: It is a strict requirement for this course that you complete all assessment tasks in full within 28 days. If you require additional time you can submit a re-enrolment application ($100 re-enrolment fee if submitted within the first 3 months).
You will have 7 days to complete your first attempt and another 7 days to complete your second attempt. If further attempts are required, a $50 extra submission fee will apply.
$375 (New pricing as at 1st of January, 2020).
Upgrade from CDec to JP
(must have completed CDec training within the last 2 years)
Through Debit Success Direct Deposit, it can take up to 4 days for the first installment to come through to our team – depending on when you set your installment repayments to start. So, after signing up for your course it is likely you will need to wait a couple of days before you can begin training.
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|6 Months Interest Free||$501 – $1500|
|12 Months Interest Free||$1501 +|
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You will need to provide:
The assessment process can take approximately 3 months.
You must apply to become a JP or Cdec within 2 years of successfully completing your training.
“It was a terrific weekend, a great course and I enjoyed it very much. Thank you for making it so enjoyable. Your teaching skills are second to none!! Bring on the next step, I’m ready for it!!”