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New Program Offering: Tenprint Examiner Training

In partnership with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) , NFSTC is pleased to announce that Tenprint Examiner Training will be provided at no cost to eligible applicants under an NIJ Cooperative Agreement Award (#2009‐DN‐BX‐K198).

This training program is designed to lead a cohort group of entry level tenprint examiner trainees through sequential course offerings in preparation for taking the International Association for Identification (IAI) certification examination . The Tenprint Examiner Training program consists of four onsite instructional sessions at the NFSTC training facilities in Largo, FL.
Please read the full announcement text containing program requirements and a link to the online application.

  Tenprint Training Examiner Announcement

Applications will be accepted from Friday, 9/24/10 through Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 at 11:59pm EST.

To be eligible for participation in this training program, applicants must:

  • Work for a U.S. publicly funded State, local or tribal agency as a professional practitioner in law enforcement or forensic services
  • Have access to the following resources at home or agency for the duration of the Tenprint Examiner Training Program:
  • Computer with Internet access (Note: computers will be provided for onsite training classes)
    Software: word processing (preferably MS Word) and Excel

Applicants selected to attend the program will be required to:

  • Obtain agency approval and provide documentation to the NFSTC (approval form will be provided)
  • Provide written verification that all eligibility requirements are met (verification form will be provided)
  • Successfully complete visual acuity and form blindness tests (tests will be provided)
  • Possess the visual acuity to examine small details under magnification
  • Possess a reasonable level of skill in English, arithmetic, computer keyboarding and word processing

Course delivery begins in January 2011 and concludes in April 2011.