Education and Training

The NCFS is committed to providing quality education and training programs. Programs can be nationally accredited and tailored to suit the needs of the client. Our trainers can deliver in your workplace or at our facilities at the University of Canberra and the Canberra Institute of Technology. Some of the different types of training programs we can offer are listed below.

  • General forensic awareness (for legal and law enforcement officers)
  • Forensic capacity-building programs (domestic and international)
  • Crime scene investigation and crime scene management training
  • Undercover roofless house with raised viewing platforms for crime scene training
  • Digital imaging and image processing
  • Burial area for instruction in the recovery of interned remains
  • A glasshouse for cultivation of plants for instruction and research in forensic botany
  • Specialist workshops and customised training programs to suit client needs
  • Undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational qualifications through UC or CIT
  • Expert evidence training
  • Online learning
  • Forensic search and covert forensics training
  • 'Body-farm' for decomposition studies
  • Environmental forensics (pollution investigation)