Promoting transparency in forensics

UKZN Extended Learning’s Certificate in Forensic Investigation Techniques training is a programme that consists of two block sessions comprising 12 lecture days. The programme provides insights into the incorporation of forensic techniques into criminal analysis. The application of forensic techniques and advances has significantly impacted the investigation process. By collecting information through forensic investigation, investigators can easily identify trends and solve cases faster. In recent years, there has been a growing demand for individuals with skills in forensic technologies advancement of crime and the technologies used to solve cases.

UKZN Extended Learning continues to exhibit its commitment to providing a fruitful learning experience for our delegates. Previous delegates have found the facilitators to be knowledgeable of the content when presenting the concepts and techniques explicitly and understandably. Our facilitators provide content that maintains a suitable balance between theory and practice in the work environment. Delegates learn a lot throughout the course, and the content is relevant to what is expected in their respective fields. Delegates leave feeling confident in implementing the strategies learnt and practicing the appropriate security measures within various departments after the course.

It is crucial to get to the critical facts as quickly as possible when dealing with an investigation. In most cases, these events occur unexpectedly, prompting the justice process that will happen accordingly. To obtain evidence that would be admissible, forensic investigators must aim for a successful finding. As a general rule of thumb, if a criminal prosecution is to be conducted, the case must be proven “beyond a reasonable doubt”. Therefore, the accuracy of the analysis is imperative as it is often used in court hearings, especially in criminal investigations. Consequently, it is essential to have fully equipped personnel that can facilitate the support needed at every stage of the process, from identifying, extracting, and analysing relevant data.

If you would like to secure your seat for our upcoming intake for the Certificate in Forensic Investigation Techniques, starting on the 22nd of August 2022, please click here.

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