This course will provide you with the opportunity to deepen your skills and understanding of key practice areas in relation to domestic and family violence which are reflected in course electives covering child safety, men's behaviour change and working with victims and survivors. The knowledge and skills you will gain by completing this course are transferable across a wide range of professions and occupations where workers encounter domestic and family violence issues.
Eligible students can take advantage of reduced student contribution fees in 2021. Please note, students are required to enrol in the course in 2021. From 2022, this course will not be Commonwealth supported under the Job Ready Graduates Package from the Australian Government and full fees will apply for new enrolments.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must demonstrate one of the following:
1. A completed Australian Bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution OR
2. A completed diploma PLUS 3 years relevant work experience OR
3. Vocational qualifications relating to the domestic and family violence sector PLUS 5 years of relevant work experience OR
4. A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience (paid or voluntary) relating directly to the domestic and family violence sector, subject to approval from the Head of Course. Note: Relevant work experience must include employment in the domestic and family violence field, or a related field (such as child safety, health, correctional services), where associated written tasks, such as report writing, are demonstrated. Work experience must be outlined on a company letterhead, be signed and dated by a delegated authority from within the organisation.
By completing the Graduate Certificate in Domestic and Family Violence Practice it will prepare you to pursue employment in criminal justice, child safety organisations, health services, non-government organisations including domestic violence services.