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    The ICFP hosts development sessions to forensic practitioners on an ongoing basis.  To register for the next event, please select events and complete the online registration form.

  • ICFP Development sessions

    The ICFP hosts development sessions to forensic practitioners on an ongoing basis.  To register for the next event, please select events and complete the online registration form.

  • Why become a member of the ICFP?

    The ICFP creates credibility for the Forensic Practitioner by ensuring:

    • Competent entry level forensic resources are developed;
    • Professional development and standards are developed and adhered to;
    • Members are regulated;
    • Network and information sharing opportunities are created.
  • Why become a member of the ICFP?

    The ICFP creates credibility for the Forensic Practitioner by ensuring:

    • Competent entry level forensic resources are developed;
    • Professional development and standards are developed and adhered to;
    • Members are regulated;
    • Network and information sharing opportunities are created.

Welcome

The Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners is a self-regulatory body mandated by its members to Cohere, Co-ordinate and Regulate the commercial forensic profession in South Africa.

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After months of preparation, we are excited to officially launch our new easy-to-use self-serve member-only portal. 

You would have received an email with your unique username and password.

 

To log in, click here

As this will be the only time your password will be emailed to you, we strongly suggest as a first step that you please change your password for security reasons. You can do this by logging in, select "Update My Profile" on the Dashboard, click the "Change password" tab and select "Reset password".

Please take some time out of your busy schedule to update your personal and professional information. Please note that this is a work in progress and some exiting functionalities will be activated once the development has been signed off. 

The Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners is a self-regulatory body mandated by its members to Cohere, Co-ordinate and Regulate the commercial forensic profession in South Africa.

Key objectives:

  • Creating competent entry level forensic resources for the industry;
  • Professionally developing of our members and implementing standard operating procedures;
  • Creating networking opportunities and information sharing for members;
  • Regulating the conduct of members.

Application for membership of the Institute:

If you are interested in applying for membership of the ICFP you are welcome to submit an application.

Please note before completing an online application you will need to create a profile. The online application form which you are required to complete and submit together with the relevant document uploads can be accessed here

Should you have inquiries with regard to membership kindly contact us at memberships@icfp.co.za or via telephone per the details listed on the 'contact us' tab on our website.

Apply for membership

  • Student membership
  • Associate membership
  • Professional membership status (FP)SA

  • Honorary membership

 

 

 

The professional designation (FP)SA is earned by an individual that meets the minimum experience and qualifications standards. It is an official endorsement from the ICFP of your skills and experience.

 

The professional designations give roleplayers an indication of the levels of competence of the members who qualify for the designation.  Designations are awarded based on an assessment against a set of outcomes.

The designation is a Professional South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) accredited designation that is nationally and internationally aligned.

 

Take the next step and earn the professional designation. 

https://www.icfp.co.za/article/icfp-membership.html

1.     Awarding of Professional Designation

The following requirements are applicable for the use of the professional designation to be awarded by the ICFP:

1.1.  Only Full and Honorary members of the ICFP may use the professional designation;

1.2.  Full members must be in good standing with the Institute in terms of:

1.2.1.   Membership dues must be up to date;

What credits can I claim?

Structured and unstructured activities
 
Structured activities
 
  • Attending or presenting courses, congresses, seminars, workshops, lectures and conventions which are related to the field of commercial forensics;
  • Attending meetings of technical committees;
  • Researching/reviewing or writing of technical publications;
  • Compiling technical papers;
  • Attending ICFP events.
Unstructured activities
 
  •  Reading of technical and industry related literature;
  • Attending training and skills development that enhances soft skills, Microsoft Office, presentation skills etc.

See the CPD policy for more details.

 

Cohering and regulating South Africa’s commercial forensic industry is relevant to all major role-players and stakeholders both interested in and involved in addressing commercial crime and other forms of abuse in the commercial environment.

 

The Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners (ICFP) is proud to announce that the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) has approved the recognition of the ICFP as a professional body. 

SAQA also approved the registration of the designation “Commercial Forensic Practitioner (FP)SA”.