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What will I learn?

The field of forensics science is a fascinating area to study. Students who enroll into the forensics course will complete the following units of study:

  • Observation Skills
  • Crime Scene Investigation & Evidence Examination
  • The Study of Hair
  • A Study of Fibers and Fabrics
  • Pollen and Spore Examination
  • Fingerprinting
  • DNA Profiling
  • Blood Spatter
  • Drug Identification and Toxicology
  • Handwriting Analysis, Forgery, and Counterfeiting
  • Death: Meaning, Manner, Mechanism and Time
  • Soil Examination
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Glass Evidence
  • Casts and Impressions
  • Tool Marks
  • Ballistics

Career Prospects

The ICI forensics course is beneficial to anyone who wishes to obtain a valuable skill set in the field of forensics.

In particular those working in the following professions will find our forensics training course particularly useful:

  • Private investigators
  • Police officers
  • Probation workers
  • Secret intelligence services
  • Homeland security
  • Forensics labs
  • Local, state and federal authorities and employees
  • Those working in the courts and judiciary
  • Anyone else that wants to learn about the science and workings of forensics will find the course beneficial.

Online Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very “hands on” approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the “theory” behind the industry – they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

Course Level

This course leads to the awarding of an ICI Diploma of Forensics. This qualification recognises the graduates capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law and Justice

Study options

Online/Distance (31 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $1,611 for the entire course
Start date

To suit the client/individual

Entry requirements

For international students

There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into course level.

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