Analysing the crime. Collecting the evidence. Giving an expert opinion in court, all eyes on you. The job of a forensic scientist is challenging, yet fascinating. Using principles of biology, chemistry and maths, these experts obtain and analyse evidence from a variety of sources, including body fluids, hair, textile fibres glass fragments and tyre marks. If you’ve always been interested in learning more about this exciting and compelling discipline, this course is for you.
Make this level 3 course your first introduction into the thoroughly fascinating world of forensic science!
Once enrolled, you’ll learn about the principles and practicalities of working in a scientific setting, how crime scenes are investigated, and the procedures to follow when collecting and analysing evidence from a crime scene. You’ll have the opportunity to delve into the workings of the criminal mind, analysing motives and thinking, and you’ll explore DNA and blood spatter analysis. This course enables you to work completely at your own pace, in your own time, and you don’t need any experience or knowledge to enrol.