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Forensic Investigation – An Introduction

Course code: H40E144
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 6 weeks
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £5.00,FE Tuition - £50.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

A brief introduction to the world of forensic investigation, from the initial crime scene examination, to securing a conviction of the perpetrator. The course will be run by an ex Police Detective, with experience of working in a real crime scene and dealing with offenders and victims of crime.

Course content:

  • Theories of forensic investigation

  • Identifying and preserving a crime scene

  • Types of forensic evidence

  • New technology in fighting crime

  • Strategies of gathering and recording evidence for a crime file

  • Catching and convicting an offender

Why choose us

This course is taught by a criminologist with real industry experience

What you could do next

You might like to enrol on the college’s Introduction to Criminology course or on one of part-time or full-time programmes.

Key facts

Dates: 14th May to 25th June (no class on 28th May)

Times: 6.00 to 8.00pm, Tuesday evenings

Level: No experience necessary

Tutor: Pauline Strong

Venue: Folly Lane Campus, Hereford HR1 1LS

Cost: £55

Entry requirements

No experience necessary