Forensic Science Level 3 Diploma Course

CPD Accredited | Exam and Certificate included

Harley Oxford


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£14 inc VAT (was £299)
Offer ends 01 January 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
20 Hours
20 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Whether you are thinking about learning forensic science as a hobby or you have an interest in working as a forensic scientist and want to boost your career to the next level, our forensic science diploma can give you the insight, skills and knowledge you need to thrive in this career.

This detailed course has been designed for anyone who wants to drive their career forward as a forensic scientist. The course covers a large variety of topics spanning over ten detailed modules.

During the forensic science course, you will learn about crime scene investigation, you will learn about different types of evidence and crime scene safety.

In addition to this, you can learn about the DNA, firearm and bullet identification plus so much more.

The great thing about this course is that there are no entry requirements so you can literally get started up today without having to study any other courses. You don’t need any specific education or work experience, just the desire to learn, enhance your knowledge and skills and succeed in your desired career moving forward.

Once you select the forensic science diploma and your payment is received, you can start learning straight away. Everyone can study flexibly at different paces, which is why this course is such a great opportunity, enabling you to work and study in your available time. On completion of the course, you will need to complete a multiple-choice test and on passing, you will be issued a certificate that you can download and print which is recognised by industry professionals.

The forensic science diploma comprises ten detailed modules for you to learn and gain knowledge from. In total the modules should take around fifteen hours to complete, bearing in mind that everyone studies at different paces and some people will have more time to study than others.

The essential modules in this course include:

  • You will learn the crime scene investigation process, defining evidence and trace evidence
  • Gain a closer understanding of implementing safety and protective equipment
  • Learn about DNA and biology
  • You will learn issues specific to DNA evidence and the examination process of firearms
  • As part of this course it’s important to understand arriving and evaluating a crime scene

Benefits of the Forensic Science Course

The forensic science course will provide you with a host of skills and knowledge you will be able to use on a daily basis. There are a number of benefits to completing the forensic science course:

  • Master what it takes to become a professional forensic scientist.
  • Accelerate your career as a forensic scientist.
  • Learn new skills that will add value to your CV.
  • A financially rewarding career with flexibility and career progression.

We are offering you an online Forensic Science Course for only £299. Improve your skills, add value to your CV and learn something new, order below to get started.

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The Forensic Science Course is split into the following units:

Forensic Science Diploma

Module 1: An Introduction to Forensic Science Module

Module 2: Crime Scene Investigation Module

Module 3: Nature of Evidence Module

Module 4: Trace Evidence Module

Module 5: Forensic Evidence Admissibility and Exert witness Module

Module 6: Forensic Science Oversight Module

Module 7: Crime Scene Safety Module

Module 8: Principles of Forensic DNA Module

Module 9: Firearm and Bullet identification Module

Module 10: Forensic Death Scene Investigation

Course Accreditation

Upon completion of the course, learners will be awarded the CPD Certificate of Achievement Award.

This course is CPD accredited with the CPD Certification Service. Your certificate will display the universally recognised CPD Certification Service logo as proof of your knowledge and competencies gained from taking this course.

The Certificate of Achievement will provide proof that you have studied the course and will contain your grade classification level. You can use the certificate from us as part of your portfolio of evidence and/or use it to attend job or academic interviews.

The CPD certification is also a vital measure of your professional commitment, as taking this course clearly demonstrates your potential to employers and the value that you can bring to an organisation. It shows that you are serious about your chosen career sector and it can be that crucial step in helping you to gain a new job or promotion.

What is CPD?

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent organisation operating across all sectors to complement CPD polices of professional and academic institutions. Recognised nationally by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions the CPD Certification Service is a valuable certificate to achieve.

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. CPD is a commitment to lifelong learning, a skill that is invaluable to all people in society. Employers from both the public and private sectors, as well as academic intuitions across the UK and internationally recognise Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

CPD is a great way for individuals to gain new skills, improve their job prospects, gain greater job satisfaction and also help to secure a promotion.

Benefits of CPD
Regardless of where you are in your career, undertaking a CPD course can help you;

  • Enhance your employment opportunities
  • Improve career satisfaction
  • Track prior learning
  • Show you are up-to-date with the requirements of your job
  • Contribute to your CV
  • Lead to further education
  • Demonstrate your commitment and value within your organisation
  • Prepare you for promotion

When you finish with the course your certificate will contain the recognised CPD mark.

This course will contain a series of online tests as part of the formal assessment process, to ensure students are effectively absorbing and understanding the learning topics covered during the course.

The tests will include:

  • End of Module Multiple Choice Test
  • Final Interactive Assessment Test

CPD Certificate

The test is included in the course price, upon successful completion of the final assessment test, certificates for the course will be produced within 3-5 working days.

Who is this course for?

  • Career-minded individuals interested in a career in forensic science, forensic psychology, criminal psychology or detective work
  • People with an interest in science and crime
  • Anyone wanting a better understanding of criminal investigations and court cases
  • Fans of crime shows and detective stories who want to get ‘behind the scenes’
  • Anyone seeking an intriguing and interesting insight into another aspect of the criminal justice system
  • Employees or volunteers within the justice system
  • Writers who want to publish a crime or detective novel or series


Harley Oxford courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us.

Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Career path

  • This course could inspire you to study further to pursue a fascinating career in forensic science, forensic psychology, criminal psychology, law or detective work
  • Start a career within law enforcement
  • Elevate your crime writing to the next level
  • Start a blog or podcast about crime
  • Write a blockbuster crime-solving TV show
  • Look into a career working with offenders or the victims of crime

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