FMAT

The various FMAT proficiency test scheme finger and palmar visualisation techniques are grouped together in bundles as follows;

 

FMAT–S(I)      DFO/Ninhydrin & Indanedione

FMAT–S(II)     Superglue/BY40

FMAT–light    Light Sources (naturally fluorescent & visual marks)

FMAT-PD        Physical Developer

FMAT-PS        Powder Suspensions (Black & White)

FMAT-Pow      Powders (Granular, Flake & Magnetic) & Superglue/Powder

FMAT–AD       Acid Dyes

FMAT-SB        Solvent Black

FMAT–MD      Vacuum Metal Deposition

FMAT-Major    Mark visualisation on major/serious crime items

FMAT-SPR      Small Particle Reagent

FMAT-BV3       Basic Violet 3

 

The test bundles denoted in dark text are those which are ISO17043 accredited

 

All PT rounds also assess mark imaging techniques

 

Proficiency Test Scheme Timetable (FMAT)

January 

March 

May 

July 

September

November

FMAT-PS

FMAT - Pow

FMAT-S(ii)

FMAT-Light

FMAT-Major

FMAT-VMD

FMAT-SB

FMAT-BV3

FMAT-SPR

FMAT-S(i)

FMAT-PD

 

FMAT-AD

 

If you would like more information on any of the above schemes please contact Dr Karen Stow at proficiency.testing@forensic-focus.co.uk or call 07816 168759

 

If you would like to apply for the FMAT scheme, please complete the FMAT application form which can be downloaded from the link below.

 

 

FMAT Application Form
Form 21 FMAT PT Scheme Application Form [...]
Microsoft Word document [50.2 KB]

Forensic Focus  Retain Their Place on Cumbria County Council Learning & Development Procurement Framework

In April 2020 Forensic Focus successfully bid for and retained thier place on the Cumbria County Council Learning & Development Procurement Framework and in doing so extended the number of LOTs they are able to bid for.

Proficiency Test Accreditation Extended for Indanedione

In 2019 Forensic Focus Limited successfully extended its ISO17043 Proficiency Testing Accreditation to include Indanedione

Forensic Focus Win Place on Two Further Training & Development Frameworks

In 2017 we successfully won places on a further two training and development frameworks; one for councils and emegency services in Yorkshire and the other for all councils in Scotland.

Proficiency Testing Accreditation Extended for Fingerprint Comparison

In 2017 Forensic Focus extended their accredited Proficiency Testing Portfolio by successfully extending our scope to encompas fingerprint comparison

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Contact and Appointments

Please contact us on the following phone number with any questions or to make an appointment:

 

07816 168759 (Dr Karen Stow)

 

or if calling us from overseas:  +44 07816 168759

 

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