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Graduate Certificate in Crime Scene Investigation POL84315


The Graduate Certificate in Crime Scene Investigation provides students with the discipline expertise and ability to conduct research in forensic crime scene investigations. It covers the skills and knowledge to coordinate a major or complex investigation involving multi-discipline forensic personnel and to perform a detailed crime scene investigation of serious incidents. Students will develop expert skills and techniques to conduct, record and report on advanced crime scene investigations of complex incidents.
This is a restricted Police qualification; students must be employed by an Australian Police Service to enrol.


Graduate Certificate in Crime Scene Investigation POL84315

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


1 years part-time over 2 semesters
Online with a 3-day residential session at Bruce campus.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. Subject costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available. The fees below apply unless training as an apprentice or trainee.

Indicative Cost:


Likely Job Outcome:

Forensic investigator

Application Type:

Full Fee

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Students must be able to demonstrate relevant Forensic Science knowledge and skills and capability to undertake vocational education and training at the graduate certificate Level by the following:

  • Demonstrate successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Forensic Investigation or equivalent
  • OR
  • Demonstrate successful completion of a Doctorate, Masters, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Degree or Associate degree in Forensic Science
  • OR
  • Demonstrate successful completion of a Doctorate, Masters, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Degree or Associate degree in Science and be able to demonstrate at least 3 - 4 years industry experience in Forensics.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 4 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Due to technical reasons the subjects for this course are not currently available. For more information please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email