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).
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.