Computer Forensic Examiner

Course details

Program area: Technological crime

Course code: CMPFOR

Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
24-01 English Ottawa 2024-02-12 2024-03-01
24-02 English Ottawa 2024-04-29 2024-05-17
24-03 English Ottawa 2024-09-09 2024-09-27
24-04 English Ottawa 2024-11-15 2024-12-13


  • Accommodations are offered to course participants. Our rooms are subject to availability and the request must be indicated on the course registration form
  • Meal plans are offered to course participants. The specific meal plan must be indicated on the course registration form
  • Travel grant funding is available to our non-federal law enforcement agencies


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 Forensic Examiner 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.


For more details or other information about the course, please email

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