Certificate IV in Government (Court Compliance)

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required by Sheriff's Officers, Bailiffs or Marshals to carry out the directions of the court and ensure a secure and efficient environment in which the court can function. Electives should reflect the responsibilities of the individual and the job skills required for effective performance. Where a free choice of Electives is possible in the qualification packaging rules, Electives may also be drawn from other Training Packages to reflect the work context and career plans of the individual.


15 units of competency are required for this qualification:

7 core units

8 elective units including:

a maximum of 1 unit from Group A

at least 4 units from Group B

a maximum of 3 units from Group C, or from elsewhere in this Training Package, or any endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course

Units selected should not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

**All elective units must be selected from a Certificate III qualification level or higher.

Core Units

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Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

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Deliver and monitor service to clients

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Value diversity

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Use advanced workplace communication strategies

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Apply government processes

add topic PSPLEGN401A

Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector

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Support policy implementation

Group A Elective Units

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Contribute to workplace safety

add topic PSPOHS401B

Implement workplace safety procedures and programs

add topic CSCSAS201A

Maintain security

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Maintain police operational safety

Group B Elective Units

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Carry out court orderly functions

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Manage witnesses

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Handle exhibits and documents tendered

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Serve process

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Handle monies received in satisfaction of warrants or orders

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Compile and use official notes

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Provide court support to Indigenous clients

add topic CSCSAS402B

Manage threatening behaviour

Group C Elective Units

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Exercise regulatory powers

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Promote client compliance

add topic PSPREG408C

Conduct search and seizure

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Conduct goods, chattels or equipment clearing sale or auction

add topic CSCSAS304A

Monitor control room operations

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Plan and monitor escorts

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Perform court duties

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Manage jurors

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Execute process

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Carry out possessions and evictions

add topic PSPREG404C

Investigate non-compliance

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Make arrests

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Operate communications systems and equipment

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Navigate in urban and rural environments

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Manage persons in care or custody or in need of assistance

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Drive vehicles under operational conditions


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Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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