Higher Certificate in Criminal Justice

Certificate | Distance


This programme is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive and interrelated understanding of current and relevant policing theories and practices prevalent in law enforcement and crime prevention.

From a law enforcement perspective, criminal justice is a demanding career, requiring exceptional skills and knowledge.

This programme is directed at a broad range of law enforcement agencies that form part of the criminal justice system in South Africa. Law enforcement agencies that will benefit from this program include the private security industry, correctional institutions and other fields of policing. Learners will be afforded the opportunity to improve their knowledge within the criminal justice environment.

The programme duration is 1
 year minimum.

Learners could pursue a career:

  • Public law enforcement agencies
  • Metropolitan police departments
  • Safety and security
  • Military police
  • Private security institutions
  • Private investigators
  • Private and Governmental Legal Departments
  • Intelligence and Litigation Agencies

Upon successful completion of your programme, you will receive a certificate depicting: – Higher Certificate in Criminal Justice and an academic transcript. These documents will be issued at the annual graduation ceremony,couriered to the nearest branch or posted to you, provided that your account is in order.It is the learners responsibility to ensure they meet all the programme requirements before a qualification can beissued.

The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate OR equivalent.

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