Certificate in Forensic Investigation –(TVET CDACC Level 5)

Course Overview

Forensic Investigation course at the College of Human Resource Management-CHRM is offered in collaboration with, The Institute of Certified Safety and Security Professionals of Kenya-ICSSPK, an independent body for security professional career development in Kenya. The course has been designed after a thorough consultation with stakeholders under the guidance of the Ministry of Education under CDACC and TVET to address security gaps in training professionals. Learners taking this program will gain professional registration with ICSSPK.

This course is designed as an entry-level to equip a scene of crime officers, court prosecutors, state counsels, lawyers, security managers and other personnel involved in a forensic investigation with adequate skills and competencies in collecting crime scene evidence, analysis and report writing and presentation of evidence.

Eligibility Requirements

Entry Qualifications
  • KCSE D plain or its Equivalent, Pass Level 4 of Related Course, any other Equivalent Qualification Determined by KNQA
  • An individual enrolled in this course will be required to undergo an industrial attachment in a Cyber security firm for a period of at least 480 hours. Attachment will be undertaken upon completion of the course or the unit of learning

Course Assessment

The course will be assessed at two levels: internally and externally. Internal assessment is continuous and is conducted by the trainer who is monitored by an internal accredited verifier while external assessment is the responsibility of TVET/CDACC.

Course Certification

A candidate will be issued with a Certificate of Competency on demonstration of competence in a unit of competency. To attain the qualification Forensic Investigation- Level 5, the candidate must demonstrate competence in all the units of competency as given in qualification pack. These certificates will be issued by TVET /CDACC in conjunction with training provider

Career Options

Forensic Investigation -Level 5 (Certificate) is run on a Competency Based Education Training (CBET) mode. Emphasis is on learners gaining competencies rather than theoretical grilling. Learners are assessed based on milestone achieved in the process of their training. The course assessment is done by trained industry assessors vetted by ICSSPK and CDACC/TVET.

Course Duration

The course takes a period of 1 year. Of three terms consisting of 3 months each, plus a three months industrial attachment

  • 1 Year

Mode of Study

  • Weekday (6.30 am - 8.30 am, 8.30 am - 4.30 pm, 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm )
  • Weekends - Saturday (8.30 am - 5.00 pm)
  • Online

Intake Periods

  • January
  • June
  • September

Course units outline

MODULE I
MODULE II

Mode of Application

Documents required when applying for registration (in duplicate):

  • Duly filled Registration and/or Examination forms.
  • Certified copies of certificates
  • Copies of identification document e.g. ID card, Passport, Waiting Slip or Birth Certificate
  • 2 Passport size photograph
  • Legal documents such as Marriage Certificates supporting change of names where applicable

Payment Details

BANK
MPESA

College of Human Resource Management (CHRM)

Bank Name Branch Branch Code Swift Account Number
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Biashara street Branch 263 KCBLKENX 1180194667

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  4. Enter the amount to pay
  5. Enter PIN number
  6. Confirm payment details and submit payment

Downloads

Application Form
Fee Structure
Course Brochure
Level
Certificate Programmes
Course Category
Certificate Programmes
Modes of Study
Online, Weekday, Weekends
Intake Periods
January, June, September
Course Duration
1 Year
Examination Body
CDACC
School
ICT & Security Studies
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