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Forensic Identification 

Humber College

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
12 months
Duration
15568 CAD/year
6000 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The only program of its kind in Ontario, the Forensic Identification certificate at Humber College provides you with leading-edge forensic knowledge and skills for public and private policing and laboratories. 

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Overview

Designed for students who are interested in becoming frontline investigators, the program’s unique hands-on approach provides expert instruction utilizing the most modern criminal forensic technology within a specialized curriculum. You will study advanced fingerprint development and analysis, physical matching of footwear and tool marks, DNA and blood profiling, forensic interviewing, fraudulent document examination, disaster scene management, rules of evidence, and trial procedure.

Training takes place in our state-of-the-art crime scene studio and forensic lab located at the Humber Centre for Justice Leadership. This innovative facility features a simulation lab for processing forensic evidence from staged crime scenes including photography, fingerprint development, advanced evidence collection techniques and digital crime scene mapping. The Centre also features four interviewing labs for practising interviewing techniques. Finally, your forensic investigation skills and knowledge are put to the test in our mock courtroom.

Your Career

Upon completion of the Forensic Identification certificate at Humber College , graduates may find employment in:

  • public law enforcement such as municipal, provincial or federal police and regulatory agencies
  • border services
  • transit services
  • correctional services

Graduates may wish to work as a civilian employee of a police service, a uniformed police officer as a scenes-of-crime officer, or in specialized units such as forensic identification or criminal investigations. They may also find employment in private policing as a corporate or insurance investigator.

Programme Structure

Courses Include: 

  • Disaster Scene Management
  • Advanced Friction Ridge Development
  • Crime Scene Mapping
  • Forensic Interviewing and Credibility Assessment
  • Handwriting and Document Examination
  • Court Preparation and Testimony

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree, advanced diploma or diploma
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15568 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7784 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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