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1 Forensic Science Diploma Career Prospect There is a business and admin element to every employment sector, including energy, engineering, charities, finance, manufacturing, tourism, health, entertainment, the law, leisure, education and local and national government. Working in business and admin, you would provide the support the organisation needs to run efficiently. Most of the jobs in this sector are office based.

2 Course Introduction: This level 4 Diploma in Forensic Science is specially designed for the students who are seeking comprehensive course in this field for their future bright and successful. This Diploma has 20 modules explores the Forensic science in- depth. Module 1: The Crime Scene This module will focus on crime scene and will make you understand with the importance of time, care and detail when evaluating a crime scene. It will also let you know about Locard s Exchange Principle, the Golden Hour and Fast Track Action, identification, preservation, collection, documentation and preservation of evidence. Module 2: Evidence Module 2 will elaborate the legal categories of evidence in criminal investigation and identify the difference between individual and class characteristics of evidence. Module 3: Biological Evidence This Module deals with biological evidences and the collection of these evidences during the Forensic investigation. Module 4: Non Biological Trace Evidence Module 4 takes a closer look at non-biological trace evidence including how and why this is collected and how non-biological trace evidence connects victim and offender to the crime scene. Module 5: Fingerprint Evidence This module investigates the uniqueness of fingerprints and their value as evidence. Module 6: Ballistics Evidence In this module, we will discover how and why Ballistics/Firearms Evidence, expended ammunition and gunshot residue (GSR) are recovered at the crime scene. Module 7: Evidence of Arson Module 7 examines the difference between arson and accidental fires. This module looks at the fire triangle concept before going on to investigate what evidence is collected to establish the causes and origin of a fire, and the evidential value of accelerants and how these are collected at the scene.

3 Module 8: Evidence at the Explosive Scene Module 8 explores the difference between an accidental explosion and the triggering of a bomb and investigates how and why the bomb scene is processed. Module 9: Forensic Pathology at the Crime Scene In module 9 of this Level 4 Forensic Science Diploma the role of both the Coroner and Pathologist will be explored. The student will investigate how and what evidence is collected at the murder scene and how biological processes are used to estimate the time of death. Module 10: Forensic Pathology at the Mortuary Module 10 of the Forensic Science Diploma examines how and why an autopsy is carried out, investigating some of the many ways in which death can occur and how the forensic pathologist recognizes them. Module 11: Forensic Anthropology In module 11, the student will examine the role of the forensic anthropologist, investigate the anthropological determination of gender, and investigate age, ethnicity and the anthropological determination of height weight and individual differences. Module 12: Forensic Odontology Module 12 examines the role of the Forensic Odontologist, how the characteristics of human dentition can be used to help identify human remains. Module 13: Forensic Entomology In module 13 the student will examine the role of the forensic entomologist, investigate arthropods and insects and their role in determining PMI, examine the actions of the forensic entomologist, crime scene investigator at the scene, investigate the life cycle of the blowfly, factors in its development and its importance in determining PMI and how the forensic entomologist maintains the chain of evidence. Module 14: Forensic Botany Module 14 examines the role of the forensic botanist, investigates the sub discipline of palynology, anatomy and dendrochronology, plant ecology and investigates limnology. Module 15: Forensic Serology In module 15 the student will examine the role of the forensic serologist, investigate blood typing, investigate the analysis of blood, semen, saliva other bodily fluids in the laboratory.

4 Module 16: DNA Typing (Fingerprinting) Module 16 covers DNA and its structure, DNA coding, DNA testing and profiling and the National DNA database and the legislation that supports it. Module 17: Forensic Toxicology In module 17 the student will investigate toxicology and the role of the forensic toxicologist, examine presumptive and confirmatory testing for drugs and poisons and revise chain of evidence maintenance in respect of toxicological samples. Module 18: Forensic Firearms Investigation Module 18 looks into the role of the firearms examiner, firearms identification, ammunition comparison, distance and angle of trajectory, identification of trace evidence and analysis of gunshot residue and serial number restoration. Module 19: Questioned Documents In module 19 the student will examine questioned documents and the role of the questioned document examiner, examine handwriting analysis, investigate the examination of typewriters and typewritten documents, word processors and printed documents and investigate the examination of forged documents, the examination of inks and papers and document verification. Module 20: Forensic Vehicle Examination Module 20 of the Forensic Science Level 4 Diploma covers the investigate forensic vehicle examination and the forensic vehicle examiner, the role of the forensic vehicle examiner in respect of fatal road traffic accidents, motor vehicle paint chip analysis and motor vehicle glass analysis. We aim to provide you affordable and flexible way to further your education, the course therefore offers you the best deal available. The registration fee, certification fee, and full tutor support- all this is included in the course price. Course Benefits: The course comes with the following benefits: Accredited Certificate Complete Tutor Support Co-operative environment. You can study from anywhere around the world.

5 This course covers the following Units: The Crime Scene Evidence Biological Evidence Non Biological Trace Evidence Fingerprint Evidence Ballistics Evidence Evidence of Arson Evidence at the Explosive Scene Forensic Pathology at the Crime Scene Forensic Pathology at the Mortuary Forensic Anthropology Forensic Odontology Forensic Entomology Forensic Botany Forensic Serology DNA Typing (Fingerprinting) Forensic Toxicology Forensic Firearms Investigation Questioned Documents Forensic Vehicle Examination How will I study? When you enrol on this course you are assigned a personal expert tutor, to guide and encourage you throughout your studies with the College. Your tutor will be available throughout your course to give you help with specific issues, and difficult topics. Relevant practical exercises and projects are introduced throughout the course aimed at applying the theory and skills learnt. You complete all this work under the supervision and guidance of your tutor who provides you feedback on your assignments and course work on regular basis throughout your course. Support You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Forensic Science Diploma. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your Forensic Science Diploma. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by or phone. Length of the Course: 240 Hours Entry Requirement: There is no particular entry requirement for this course. What will I get? Forensic Sciences Diploma (Paper Version) Level 4 ( This course is accredited from NCFE under IIQ license) Fee Contact: Was: Now: Cardiff House Cardiff Road CF63 2AW United Kingdom Ph:

6 I live outside the UK can I still study with you? Assessment The student will be required to demonstrate their personal learning and thinking skills by means of self and tutor assessed activities. Throughout the course the student will be expected to demonstrate reflective learning by evaluating their strengths and limitations as learners, setting themselves realistic goals and criteria for success, monitoring their own progress and acting on feedback to make changes necessary to improvement of their learning. Course Accreditation This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Of qual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved. How to Apply? Online: you can enroll online by completing the Apply Online form on OR and we will send you all the course information along with the application form which you can fill in and return to us on the same . After processing your application form we will send you an invoice for the payment of your fee along with guidance on making payment. Payment Methods We at BOLC offer you the variety of payment methods to make the payment this process easily manageable. You can choose any of the following methods to pay your fee: Credit or Debit Card PayPal Bank Transfer Western Union

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