Forensics and Policing Courses

Keen on starting an investigative career? Then get started with our Forensic and Policing Courses. Get your fill on basic forensic skills and procedures.

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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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Forensic Science Courses

Enhance your investigative skills with our Forensic Science Courses. From solving problems to preserving evidence, gain top skills to boost your career.

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Did you enjoy watching CSI as a kid? Well why stop there? Turn your love of forensics into a career with our Forensics and Policing Courses. With us, you’ll be able to improve your skills and learn how to uncover the truth.

Benefits of Studying Forensics and Policing Courses

Studying forensics and policing may not be your first choice. But believe us when we say that this is a great option. If getting into this field has always been your dream, studying our courses will make it a reality. Below are some of the many benefits these courses offer to you:

Get Industry-related Skills

With us, you’ll gain skills specific to a forensic and investigative career. This ensures that you gain the practical skills you need to complete daily duties.

Wide Range of Career Options

The field of forensics is more widespread than you think. And this is a great place to start and get your big break. This qualification will help you get a job in one of the many careers available.

Improve Your Soft Skills

Our courses aim to teach you the technical skills you need. But did you know it’ll enhance your soft skills too? You’ll be able to improve valuable skills like communication and analytical skills.

Make Your CV Stand out

Make employers jump at the opportunity to hire you. Once you complete your course with us, add it to your CV. These courses and skills are sure to make your CV stand out.

Work Your way up

Becoming a forensic scientist or top investigator may take years. But our courses are a great way to land an entry level job. Study with us and you’ll be able to work your way up.

Lab assistant in a lab looking at samples while wearing a white coat using the skills she gained in our Forensics and Policing Courses.

Our Forensics and Policing Courses

Step onto the scene with our Forensic and Policing Courses. We offer a variety of programmes, each offering top skills and knowledge. Ready to learn more? Then take a look at our courses below:

Forensic Science Courses

Kickstart your forensics career with our Forensic Science Courses. They are a great intro into this field. Learn the basics of forensic science and how to preserve evidence in our:

Forensic Investigation Courses

Improve your investigative skills with us. We offer Forensic Investigation Courses in partnership with Forensics4Africa. Gain skills in criminal procedures and examining incident scenes with our:

Entry Requirements

Want to study our courses? Then ensure you meet the entry requirements. For all our programmes, you will need the ability to read, write and understand English. Additionally, you will need matric or equivalent if you want to study our:

  • Reconstructing an Incident Scene Comprehensive Certificate Course
  • Policing General Investigation Certificate Course
  • Family Violence General Investigations Certificate Course

Where to Study Forensics and Policing Courses in South Africa

No need to look any further. You can study forensics and investigative courses with us. Since we offer these courses via distance learning, you can study from anywhere in SA, at any pace you want. You’ll also be able to enjoy a range of benefits from the comfort of your home.

Skills You’ll Need in This Industry

Your technical skills are vital in this field. It proves you have the knowledge to perform your tasks. But your soft skills will help you complete those tasks. Even though they are character traits, you can learn and improve them during your career. Soft skills you need are: 

  • Good communications skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Quantitative skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Excellent Organisational skills
  • Strong code of ethics 
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills

How to Start a Career in Forensics and Policing

Think this industry speaks to you? That’s great! Now all you need is to get your foot in the door. If you’re not sure how to begin, we are here to help. As a guideline, follow our tips below on getting started:

  1. Do your research – Find out more about the job you want to pursue. This will help you decide what course and experience you need.

  2. Get your qualification – Gain the skills your career needs. Do this by studying our Forensics and Policing Courses.

  3. Find an entry level job – Getting a senior position from the get-go will be difficult. Start from the bottom and work your way up.

  4. Gain experience – Perfect your skills with industry-related experience. This will appeal to recruiters, helping you as you climb the corporate ladder.
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