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AccessData offers flexible training options to help you get the most out of your tools and your teams. From individual courses and annual training passes to on-demand video options or custom training built around your needs, AccessData Training experts are ready to work with you to build a program that fits your goals and workflows. Our training spans Digital Investigation Training and Legal Solutions Training.

AccessData Digital Investigations Training is designed to educate forensic professionals and incident responders in the latest technology and prepare them with innovative ideas and workflows to improve and strengthen their skills in identifying, responding, investigating, prosecuting and adjudicating cases. The Digital Investigations Training program consists of technology training courses that will improve how professionals use AccessData’s Forensic Toolkit®, AD Enterprise and AD Lab collaborative technologies.

Courses include:

  • FTK® BootCamp
  • Advanced FTK
  • Password Recovery
  • Applied Decryption
  • Collaborative Computing with AD Lab
  • Network and Incident Response Investigation with AD Enterprise

To learn more about our Digital Investigations Training offerings or download course calendars and syllabi, use our interactive training calendar:

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The education of digital forensics must be structured in a way that enables a student to have an immediate impact in their chosen digital forensic discipline. Higher learning institutions must offer a combination of lectures, hands-on experience and investigative scenarios. The AccessData Academic Program was expressly developed to meet these demands and prepare students for a successful future in the field.

Hands-on experience using a forensic suite of tools, trusted worldwide.

The AccessData Academic programs are used all over the world to provide colleges and universities with the necessary tools to offer state-of-the-art digital forensics or litigation support training. The academic programs are designed to provide students with real-world knowledge of the digital forensic technology that is most commonly used in their chosen discipline. Students who complete the program will have an advantage when applying for their first digital investigations or litigation support job.

Furthermore, participating institutions receive access to the AccessData Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS is an online, on-demand, video-based delivery system for AccessData’s training course materials that an instructor can use to customize their own course curriculum. This system can also be used to provide an excellent resource for review of the software functionality and features.

What the AccessData Academic program includes:

  • One Network License Service CodeMeter dongle with software licenses for up to 30 students, plus 1 instructor license.
  • The FTK® Reference Manual, the Forensic Toolkit® suite of applications, and sample evidence files that can be used for lab work.
  • The instructor will receive one year of access to the AccessData Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Authorization for institution’s bookstore to order the reference manuals and resell to students.
  • Student manuals (optional purchase) include a voucher good for one year of access to the AccessData Learning Management System (LMS).



  • The instructor manual is a reference guide for writing customized curriculum. AccessData does not recommend or support teaching classes directly from the reference manual.
  • The Academic Program is available for one year from the date of purchase and can be renewed annually.
  • The Academic Program is available to higher-education institutions worldwide, such as colleges and universities.
  • If the institution does not renew the program, the license dongle must be returned to AccessData.
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AccessData training methods, materials and personnel are respected and regarded worldwide as premier class in delivery and results. Since 2004, more than 50,000 public and private sector students have participated in over 6,000 AccessData Training events around the world. AccessData curriculum exists to build practitioner knowledge from a beginner to advanced levels, culminating with industry-standard certifications relative to role and capability, including certified users in 50+ countries worldwide.

Digital Investigation Certification: ACE

NEW! Digital Investigation Examination in Spanish: ACE

Legal Solutions Certification: SCE, SCCM and SCA