Certification FAQ

What do I need to do to become Oxygen Forensic® Certified and how much does it cost?

You are eligible to challenge the certification process if:

  1. You own an Oxygen Forensic® Detective license or are assigned to work with agency or company owned licensing.
  2. You have attended Oxygen Forensic® training.

How long do I have to take the exam once I am enrolled?

Once enrolled in the Oxygen Forensics Learning Management System, you have three days to start the exam process.

What is the certification process like?

The certification challenge consists of two parts.

Part 1: Tool-based practical. This part consists of downloading, importing, and analyzing data sets. These data sets are used to provide answers to questions posed during the certification challenge.

Part 2: Reports. At the conclusion of the tool-based practical, to complete the challenge you must submit reports as described in the certification instructions to: [email protected].

A certification challenge is not considered complete until both parts have been finished.

How long do I have to take the exam?

Once you begin Tool-based practical, you will have three hours to complete it.

It cannot be paused once you begin.

What if I fail?

You have two initial attempts to take the exam.

If you fail the second attempt, you must wait 30 days before you begin the process again. It is highly suggested you attend an Oxygen Forensic® Boot Camp to maximize your Oxygen Forensic® Detective knowledge.