Computer Forensics Examiners

Course detail

Program area: Technological crime

Course code: CMPFOR

Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
20-01 English Ottawa 2020-01-13 2020-01-31
20-02 English Ottawa 2020-02-24 2020-03-13
20-03 English Ottawa 2020-09-14 2020-10-02
Cost – Canadian Police
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 3,125.00 $ 1,805.00 $ 1,332.28 $ 6,262.28
Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 4,450.00 $ 1,805.00 $ 1,332.28 $ 7,587.28


  • Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
  • Cost includes weekend stays for the duration of the course and is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $ 95.00/night.
  • Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)


This course is for investigators who search, seize and analyse potential digital evidence found on personal computer hardware. It examines specific techniques used for recovery, authentication, and analysis of digital data and how to ensure evidence is isolated and extracted and holds up in a court of law. A combination of theory, demonstrations and hands-on exercises are used to teach the principles and advanced techniques used in computer forensic methodology.

Format and delivery

Length of course: 15 days

Class size: maximum 20 students

Delivery setting: theoretical and practical components are done in a computer laboratory.

Learning outcomes

Eligibility and mandatory requirements


Transfer credits

The graduates of the college's Computer Forensics Examiners course are eligible for credits towards the Bachelor of Arts in Policing at Wilfrid Laurier University. For more information, please refer to the Transfer credits section.


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