On successful completion of this course the participant will be competent to perform the duties appropriate to their level of appointment, and would include witnessing signatures on a wide range of documents, certifying copies of documents, assisting people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The outcome of this course is to provide participants with a range of knowledge and skills required to:

  • Access and interpret information contained in the Duties of the Commissioner for Declarations Handbook
  • Identify and follow correct procedures
  • Provide appropriate information and assistance
  • Maintain a records register documenting services provided
  • Identify procedures and comply with legislative requirements
  • Evaluate the capacity of the deponent to sign relevant documents
  • Prepare to provide evidence as a witness during court proceedings

On successful completion of a course, the participant will be competent to perform duties appropriate to receive statements of attainment for:

  • QCJWIT001 - Witness or certify documents