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Introduction to Forensic Science

INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE COURSE WITH
CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE DAY (GPT801)

PART 1 - THEORY ONLINE    PART 2 - PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE (CSI)

Learn the science behind

forensic crime investigations ...

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTORY FORENSIC SCIENCE COURSE AVAILABLE IN U.K.

  • Nationally Recognised Qualification in Forensics

  • No previous experience or qualifications needed

  • OCN Accredited - Level 3 (advanced level)

  • CPD Accredited - The CPD Certification Service

  • Covers all 29 key forensic subjects including Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, DNA Profiling, Fingerprinting, Forensic Entomology, Serology and Pathology, Death, Ballistics and Firearms, Drugs & Toxicology, Forensic Photography, Casts & Impressions, Cranio-Facial Reconstruction, Forgery & Counterfeiting, Tools & Tool Marks

  • Includes microscopy and Evidence Mounting

  • Case Studies and Miscarriages of Justice

  • Accompanying your theory training is a full day classroom Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) experience and practical sessions - multiple UK locations available

  • Crime Scene practical experience day can be completed before or after your theory training

  • Basic understanding of English language required

  • OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS

IMPORTANT NOTE:

This course contains actual forensic scenes and therefore

viewer discretion is advised.

Minimum recommended age 18 (16 with parental consent)

DUAL ACCREDITATIONS

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Course title: Introduction to Forensic Science
OTC Programme Code: 3-FB2-015
Level 3 (Ireland Level 5)  Unit Code: CAG56

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PART 1 - ONLINE Theory: complete this part online (eLearning) at home or work and download a certificate of completion.

This part of the course is modular and consists of 29 modules in total.

Can be completed on multiple devices (such as mobile phone, kindle, tablet, laptop etc.) and you can stop / start the course modules at your convenience.

Total study time approx. 6-8 hours.

PART 2 - CLASSROOM Learn key forensic skills with a series of practical sessions covering essential topics in forensic science, applicable to a crime scene.

Attend a classroom location for one full day and participate in our "Crime Scene Investigator" sessions.

THEORY OR CLASSROOM CAN BE

COMPLETED IN ANY ORDER

78 UK & Eire training locations

OCN Accredited at Level 3 (advanced)

CPD Accredited (21 CPD points)

Learning outcomes include, but not

limited to:

 

Recognising the role of forensic laboratories and the major disciplines within forensic science.

Demonstrating proficiency in crime scene examination techniques.

Understanding and applying the principles and applications of forensic pathology, anthropology, entomology, serology, and microscopy in criminal investigations.

Applying techniques for analysing hair, pollen, soil, paint, glass, fingerprints, DNA, ballistic evidence, bloodstains, and impression evidence.

Interpreting results from drug and toxicology analyses, handwriting analysis, and death investigation processes to draw conclusions in criminal cases.

Identifying the duties and responsibilities of a forensic scientist as an expert witness, including the impact of forensic evidence on legal proceedings and potential miscarriages of justice.

Use recognised forensic observational skills to examine  and record a crime scene.

Understand the application of DNA profiling in identifying or excluding a suspect.

 

Appreciate the methods used to test for specific drugs.

Competently use a microscope for routine investigations including analysis of soil, paint, glass, hair and tool marks.

Understand the use of casts and impressions for footprint and tyre investigations.

Recognise an arson scene of crime.

View and analyse handwriting to recognise fraud and counterfeiting.

Understand the stages of death and determination time of death, including the application of forensic entomology.

Appreciate the processes involved in cranial-facial reconstruction.

 

Understand how to apply forensic photography techniques under challenging conditions.

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