Digital Forensics Scholarship


Xceptional, in collaboration with The Institute of Applied Technology Digital (IAT-D), is thrilled to announce full scholarships tailored for Neurodivergent individuals aspiring to carve a path in Cyber Security – specifically, Digital Forensics. Our upcoming 8-week scholarship program, set to commence in April, will constitute a cohort exclusively comprising neurodivergent individuals.

This scholarship program is designed to equip you with the essential skills to navigate the realm of digital forensics effectively. Throughout the program, participants will gain proficiency in utilising digital forensics tools to recover crucial data while adhering to industry-accepted practice standards.

The curriculum delves into the intricacies of digital forensics usability and tackles the challenges associated with data acquisition from diverse Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Learning Objectives

Digital Forensics

  • Develop a working knowledge of Digital Forensics process of investigation, examination, analysis, and recovery of data found in digital devices pertinent to criminal investigations and incidents.
  • Gain hands-on experience with a wide variety of investigations like operating system file examinations, retrieval of files form storage media, analysis of data extracted from live network traffic and examination of various mobile devices.
  • gain the valuable industry connection and practical knowledge to pursue a rewarding career in this sector

For further information, see Digital Forensics course information.

Coaching Support and Soft Skills Training provided by Xceptional

  • Coaching to support individuals develop self-sufficiency and confidence, enabling participants to recognise when accommodations may be necessary and empowering them to request and utilise them effectively.
  • Soft-skills training in topics like, communications, self-advocacy, task management and problem solving.


Graduates and current technology professionals who would like to

  • enter into the digital forensics services workspace.
  • learn the latest computer forensics tools & solutions.
  • help organizations to resolve & tackle hacking incidents.


  • Are available to attend online classes for the full duration of the program
  • Are an Australian citizen or permanent resident equivalent
  • Are proficient in English literacy and numeracy
  • Foundational knowledge in cyber security and network fundamentals


  • Duration:  8 weeks
  • Delivery: Online (Instructor-led)
  • Cost:  $0 (Free!)