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Forensics-The Five Disciplines of Evidence

6-Hour Course


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Learn the five disciplines of evidence: fingerprinting, blood splatter, ballistics, impression and soil evidence. Uncover how evidence relates to your investigative career and learn about forensic entomology and photography.

Enroll today to enhance your investigative skills.NITA’s training is written by experts with decades of industry experience and knowledge. Our training is offered 100% online and 100% on-demand.

Study on your own time and your own schedule.


Course Outline
  1. NITA Course Introduction
  2. History and Introduction to Forensics
  3. Fingerprinting as Evidence: How to Classify Prints, Match Prints, and Lab Reports
  4. Blood Splatter Analysis: How to Chart Blood and Classify Pattern Types
  5. Ballistic Evidence, How to Store Evidence and a Firearm Comparison
  6. Impression Evidence
  7. Soil Evidence and Forensic Entomology
  8. Trace Evidence, Biological Evidence and Tool Markings
  9. Forensic Photography, Equipment and Crime Scene Photography

Forensics-The Five Disciplines of Evidence is a professional development training course that overviews the five common types of evidence: fingerprints, blood splatter, ballistic evidence, impression evidence, and soil evidence. Each discipline will be explained and how these relate to the investigator. Further training includes topics of forensic photography and trace evidence.

Course Outcome

Private Investigators will have the ability to learn at their own pace and complete six (6) hours of dynamic training to further enhance their investigative career.

Course Completion

All courses include an end-of-course examination. Students must pass the exam to receive credit for the training. Certificates will be available online immediately for all students.

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