Forensic Investigation Courses

Start a career investigating crime and corruption with our Forensic Investigation Courses. Gain valuable knowledge of criminal law and examining evidence.

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Corporate Investigations Investigative Auditing Certificate

At Skills Academy this corporate investigations course will be the perfect match for you! Read further to find out more about this amazing course. Sign up now!

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Corporate Investigations Anti-Corruption Certificate

Earn your Corporate Investigations Anti-Corruption Certificate and bring corrupt companies to justice. Be a hero in this exciting career path.

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General Investigations Policing Certificate

The General Investigations Policing Certificate is a broader field of study. This course will equip you with all the basic skills you would need as an investigator.

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General Investigations Family Violence Certificate

The General Investigations: Family Violence Certificate course focuses on abuse and violence in the home. This covers things like rape, spousal abuse, child abuse, stalking, economic abuse, emotional abuse, and damage to property.

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Bring criminals to justice with our Forensic Investigation Courses. With your skills and our courses, you can build a successful investigative career. Leave no stone unturned as you study with us today.

Benefits of Studying our Forensic Investigation Courses

Finding the bad guys and solving cases. Can it get any better than that? Well, of course it can. The skills learnt in our investigative courses are beneficial to society. But it has great perks for you too. Benefits includes:

Gain Industry-Related Skills

The skills in these courses are unlike any other. They aim to teach you industry-related skills specific to investigative careers. This is a great choice if investigations are your field of interest.

Complements Various Careers

To get ahead in this field, you’ll need a degree. But that doesn’t mean these courses have less merit. The knowledge gained in these courses will complement your qualifications and career.

Stepping Stone to Further Learning

Like studying Forensic Investigation Courses? Then this could be the start of your higher learning. Use our courses as a stepping stone to further your studies.

Impress Recruiters With Your Skills

Make your mark in this field with our courses. Impress recruiters and prove that you have what it takes to make it big in this industry. Add it to your CV and be one step closer to your dream job.

Person using a magnifying glass to look closely at a laptop. Start a successful career with our Forensic Investigations Courses.

Our Forensic Investigation Courses

We offer a range of investigative courses in partnership with Forensics4Africa. Each offers specific career opportunities to you. Not sure which one to choose? Get up to speed with our outline below and take your pick.

Corporate Investigations Auditing Certificate Course – No business is safe from corruption. This course will teach you how to examine finances in a business to identify fraud and crime.

Corporate Investigations Anti-Corruption Certificate Course – This course will give you insight on corruption. It will help you understand where it stems from and more.

General Investigations Policing Certificate Course – Improve your general investigation skills. Gain knowledge on investigative procedures and processes to follow in a case.

General Investigation Family Violence Certificate Course – Tackle family violence with us. Learn how to address family violence and investigate suspects and victims with close bonds.

Entry Requirements 

Hooked on our courses? Then find out if you make the cut. Our courses have less strict entry requirements. This makes it easier to enrol with us. Entry requirements are as follows:

  • For our Corporate Investigations Courses you can study without matric
  • Our General Investigations Courses requires matric or equivalent
  • The ability to read, write and understand English

Skills You’ll Learn in our Forensic Investigation Courses

We offer four Forensic Investigation Courses. Each has its own unique skills and knowledge you can gain. Below are some of the core modules you will find in all our investigative courses. 

Communication is Key – Learn how to communicate in a business setting. Our Business English Course will teach you how to conduct meetings and presentations. 

Criminal Law – Gain an understanding of criminal law and their procedures. This will be a great help when investigating cases from violence to fraud.

Top Identification Skills – Put your analysing skills to the test. This module will help you identify key elements to your case like evidence.

Intro to Maths – Got a knack for numbers? Then take it to the next level with us. Our Forensic Investigation Courses will help you work out statistics and probabilities. 

Explore Incident Scenes – Get back to the scene of the crime. These courses help you explore the scene for evidence, witness statements and more.

Is This the Right Course for me?

Unlike gaining universal skills like customer service, these courses are quite specific. Before you settle, make sure it is the right fit for you. Wanting to make the world a better place is not enough. Choose these courses if you want to:

  • Start a policing and investigative career
  • Study further towards a forensic investigation degree
  • Gain industry-related skills and knowledge

Skills Every Investigator Needs

Apart from trade-specific skills, you need to have a set of soft skills too. This will help you move forward in your career and complete daily duties. Below are some of the soft skills every investigator needs:

  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Great listener
  • Decision-making skills
  • Creative and ability to think outside the box
  • Organisational skills
  • Keen eye and attention to detail

Career Options Available to you

The field of forensic investigation is vast. It offers so many career opportunities, suited to your needs. If you want to move up in this field, be sure to study further. To get your foot in the door, here are a few entry-level jobs you can pursue:

  • Police Officer
  • Junior Investigator
  • Social Worker
  • Private Security Guard
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