Once we get to senior years there can be a tendency to look back and wonder whether we’ve achieved anything at all. With so many youngsters going off to university – it seems almost obligatory these days. There was a time when training for a career involved getting the job first and then attending workshops and in house training from either someone who just knew the job, or had experience in that field as a proper ‘person trainer’. Nowadays, there are specific careers focused training courses that are geared up to provide the learning and education needed to get the would be candidate up to application standard. To get a specific career, say scenes of crime forensics, there are many dedicated courses that take this down to all the different streams. The police can’t do their job without the teams that do all the very high level investation and evidence collecting and testing, evaluating and recording. Many criminal cases have fallen apart in the courts because of sloppy handling of evidence. The training is essential to ensure this doesn’t happen.