The Scientific Analyst (Electronics) performs forensic
investigations of exhibits in criminal cases. This includes:
carrying out electronic related investigations, interpreting the
results of such investigations, issuing reports, doing method
validation, giving expert witnessing in a court of law, doing
research and attending crime scenes.
What are the minimum requirements to
become a Scientific Analyst (Electronics)?
You must have a relevant degree or diploma in electronic
The following training is provided: The Orientation Programme
of the Forensic Science Laboratory and Professional training in
forensic investigation. Further training includes specialized
training in the relevant field of forensic science.
Where can you be stationed?
The Scientific Analyst (Electronics) can be stationed at the
South African Police Service: Forensic Science Laboratory.
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