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FORENSIC SCIENCE ( LEVEL 3 )
 
FORENSIC SCIENCE ( LEVEL 3 )
 
£385.00
 

COURSE CODE 666


 

Student Profile

 

This programme is designed for anyone interested in crime and learning more about crime detection.

 

Aim

 

The aim of this self-study course is to provide a comprehensive guide to crime detection and examines in detail a range of techniques used for scientific evaluation of evidence.

 

This is an ideal course for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of crime and its detection.

 

Study Method

 

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment. 

 

Assessment

 

Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and then marked by your tutor.  There is no external examination required.

 

Course Duration

 

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 150 hours of study to complete.

 

Course Accreditation

 

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Kendal Publishing Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framewor  (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

 

 

Pack/Course Contents

 

Your study pack is dispatched in full at the time of enrolment and provides all you need to complete your studies:

 

Studyguide

Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course

Self-assessment activities

Assignments

Tutor support

Assignment marking & feedback

Certification

 

Price and Payment Methods

 

Please refer to current price list

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 1 Introduction to forensic science

 

What is forensic science?

Scientific disciplines

Chemistry

Biology

Computing

 

Unit 2 Crime scene investigations

 

The role of the forensic science services

Health and Safety

Crime scene preservation

Documentation of the scene and its evidence

Recognition and recovery of physical evidence

Transportation and storage and of evidence

Chain of custody

 

Unit 3 Investigating computer based electronic evidence

 

Gathering digital forensic evidence

Common types of storage devices

Recovering and packaging of digital evidence

Transporting  digital evidence

Written records

Principles of gathering digital forensic evidence

 

Unit 4 Crime scene equipment

 

General equipment

Optional equipment

Specialised equipment

 

Unit 5 Analysis of crime scene evidence

 

 

Inspect and prepare submitted items

A range of chemical, biological and physical techniques applied to forensic analysis.

 

DNA analysis

Body fluid analysis

Bloodstain pattern analysis

Fingerprint analysis

Physical impression and imprints analysis

Trace evidence analysis

Arson analysis

Explosives analysis

Ballistics analysis

Drug analysis

Documents analysis

Digital equipment analysis

Interpreting results

 

 

 

Unit 6 Presentation of evidence

 

Presenting findings

Written and oral skills

Computing skills

 

 

 

 



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


FORENSIC SCIENCE ( LEVEL 3 )
 
FORENSIC SCIENCE ( LEVEL 3 )
 
 
£385.00
 

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