This course is designed to introduce you to some of the skills and techniques used in the investigation of crime scenes. A mock crime scene will be set up by the tutor. Students will be asked to examine this scene, whilst observing the protocols designed to prevent cross contamination. Key pieces of evidence then need to be identified and retrieved, making sure to fully document the process.
The areas studied will include
- Classification of evidence
- Analysis of evidence
- Evidence collection procedures
- Crime scene sketch
- Collection and analysis of evidence from a crime scene.
- Ink chromatography
- Footprint casting
- Draw conclusions about the crime from your analysis and present findings based on tests
The course has 3 learning outcomes:
- Understand how to survey a crime scene
- Be able to examine evidence collected at a crime scene
- Understand how to use results of evidence tests
Students may wish to progress to the Level 2 or Level 3 full-time Applied Science courses.
HOW TO APPLY
All full-time courses starting in September 2021 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application.
If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.
028 3025 9685
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In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.
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