DEF43115 - Certificate IV in Electronic Forensics
The Learners most likely to undertake DEF43115 – Certificate IV in Electronic Forensics are those able to undertake broad and flexible forensic investigations to lawfully establish evidence that is often found in digital storage mediums and computers. It qualifies individuals who apply a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills in varied contexts to undertake skilled work in Electronic Forensics.
This qualification has been designed to provide a package of broad and flexible competencies reflecting the workplace responsibilities to conduct a forensic investigation to lawfully establish evidence that is often found in digital storage mediums and computers. It qualifies individuals who apply a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills in varied contexts to undertake skilled work in Electronic Forensics.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
The Certificate IV in Electronic Forensics is comprised of a minimum 14 units of competency made up of 5 core units and 9 elective units. However, when undertaking the AFCA course we have added 3 additional units to fully round out the student. These have been carefully selected to ensure that they meet industry needs.
Inspect, maintain and test electronic forensic equipment
Conduct initial electronic investigation
Gather and analyse information
Capture forensic photographic images
Compile and submit electronic forensic documentation
Set up, operate and maintain a portable audio recorder
Give evidence of electronic media crime
Capture video images
Install software application
Install and optimise operating system software
Connect internal hardware components
Connect hardware peripherals
Maintain IT system integrity
Run standard diagnostic tests
Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
Maintain workplace safety
Manage operational plan
This Qualification is to be delivered online via two phases:
• Learning Phase: Students undertake knowledge lessons through an online portal. The student must pass the theory to move to the next phase.
• Workplace Phase: Students will have a logbook, and will require the workplace with our assessors’ assistance to assess their performance. Successful completion of this phase leads to the full qualification.
The minimum hours for all learning to be completed is 680 hours plus 150 hours of work placement.
The total time commitment is 830 hours.
Your total investment for the Certificate IV in Electronic Forensics is AUD$2,500.00
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There are no prerequisites for entry into this qualification.
Our training is open and responsive to all people irrespective of age, gender, cultural or ethnic background, disability, sexuality, unemployment, imprisonment or remote location.
These are likely to be new learners being either:
• Those wishing to undertake a full qualification to gain further employment in the sector;
• Those wishing to advance their career in the sector;
• Those wishing to upskill or refresh their knowledge after time in the industry; and
• Those updating a previous qualification to maintain currency..
DEF43115 Certificate IV in Electronic Forensics.
This qualification will be delivered online at a pace best suited to the student.
You may be eligible to gain status for previous industry experience, studies in other courses or from other training providers.
If you fit in this category enquire about RPL/RCC or credit transfers which could significantly shorten your study requirements.