Diploma: Criminal Justice (FET Level 6)
The Purpose of the Qualification
There is definitive escalation in the demand for professionally trained, practically orientated and knowledgeable law enforcement officers.
This qualification is directed at the public and private security industry as well as the broader field of policing, justice and corrections.
Law enforcement investigators, analysts and response officers should be able to manage the primary and secondary functions within the sphere of policing in the public and private policing environment.
Learners will be required to integrate this required core knowledge into society and effectively execute their functions.
The Diploma in Criminal Justice is designed to provide opportunities for the qualifying learner to access positions in:
- Safety and security
- Various sectors within the broader context of policing
It is also of benefit to practitioners within the public and private security, law enforcement industry and the Criminal Justice environment as a whole.
The qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and values that are a prerequisite in the private and public policing field as well as other spheres of Criminal Justice.
The diploma contributes to the professionalising of private and public law enforcement. It is a learning programme that assists industry leaders in establishing a clear career path for law enforcement practitioners.