Ministry of the
Solicitor General

CFS - Client Training and Conferences

Centre of Forensic Sciences

Client training and conferences

The Centre of Forensic Sciences (CFS) provides educational services for the learning and development of law enforcement officers, staff of organizations involved in the administration of justice, and stakeholders engaged in the advancement of forensic science.

CFS staff deliver courses and lectures on various forensic disciplines which include:

Photo of Officers in a training session with CFS Staff

Client training/lectures

The CFS develops and provides tailored training programs for clients based on their investigative and other needs (e.g., fire investigations training). Training is also provided as part of courses coordinated by stakeholders (e.g. police services training their officers in sexual assault investigations).

Below are some examples of the courses the CFS delivers:

  • Crown Law School Expert Witness
  • Clandestine and Homemade Explosive Labs
  • Death Investigations
  • Fire Investigations
  • Forensic Identification Course
  • Hazmat Identification
  • Handwriting Analysis
  • Impaired Driving
  • Intoxilyzer 8000C
  • Major Case Management
  • Questioned Document
  • Scene of Crime Officers’ Training
  • Sexual Assault Investigators’ Course
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners’ Course
  • Sexual Assault Examination Kit
  • Traffic Accident Investigations Workshop


  • Drugs and Driving
  • DNA Technology Educational Seminar

The Training Unit of the Organizational Development Section manages requests for client training or lectures.

For more information on our courses and how to participate, please send an email to: