The Forensic Technician Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing the 80 hour course offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy, participants are able to demonstrate their understanding of conducting investigations ranging from general crime scene investigations to death investigations, documenting scenes and evidence properly collecting and preserving evidence, properly collecting and preserving evidence, as well as developing and enhancing latent and patent fingerprints. The Forensic Technician certificate reflects the graduate’s holistic investigative capabilities.
To receive the Forensic Technician large professional certificate (10″ X 13″) applicants should submit the Forensic Technician Application and return to the TEEX Law Enforcement & Protective Services Excellence division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent.
Note: All courses must be taken within seven (7) years of the date of the application. Only one course from another provider will be accepted if the curriculum and hours match TEEX curriculum.