Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator

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The Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator online training course is accredited by the CPD and provides 7 CPD points. Students can expect to complete this Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigatortraining course in around 7 hours. You’ll also get dedicated expert assistance from us to answer any queries you may have while studying our Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course.

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  • Standard-aligned lesson planning
  • Innovative and engaging contents and activities
  • Assessments which measure higher-level thinking and skills
  • Receive a CPD-accredited certificate upon successful completion
  • Complete the program in your own time, at your own pace
  • Each of our students gets full tutor support on weekdays (Monday to Friday).

Curriculum of Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator Course:

Our Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course consists of the following learning modules:

Module 1: Forensic Science: The History and Organisation

  • The Development of Forensic Science
  • The First Forensic Scientists
  • The Locard Exchange Principle
  • General Organisation of Forensic Science
  • Crime Lab Services
  • Biological Forensic Science Services
  • Physical Forensic Science Services
  • The Coroner and The Medical Examiner
  • Duties of The Coroner or Medical Examiner
  • The Forensic Scientist In The Courtroom

Module 2: Forensic Scientist- Crime Scene Investigation

  • Processing the Crime Scene
  • Securing and Isolating The Crime Scene
  • Recording The Crime Scene
  • Photographic Procedures
  • Video Recording
  • Sketches
  • Search Patterns

Module 3: Forensic Scientist- Collecting and Packaging Physical Evidence

  • Locating Physical Evidence
  • Collecting And Packaging Physical Evidence
  • Handling Evidence
  • Packaging Evidence
  • Biological Materials
  • DNA Evidence
  • Best Practices in Biological Evidence Packaging
  • Maintaining The Chain of Custody
  • Obtaining Standard/Reference Samples
  • Submitting Evidence To The Laboratory
  • Ensuring Crime Scene Safety

Module 4: Fingerprints: Your Personal Signature

  • Getting a Grip on Fingerprints
  • Developing The Science: A Trip Through Fingerprint History
  • Using Ridge Patterns
  • Making Matching Easier: Classifying Prints
  • Developing the Henry System
  • Locating Those Prints
  • Seeking latent prints
  • Powdering the print
  • Using Chemistry To Expose Prints
  • Cleaning up the Print: Digital Techniques

Module 5: Forensic Scientist- Bloodstain Analysis

  • Understanding Blood’s Character
  • Looking into Blood Clotting
  • Analysing Bloodstain Patterns
  • Finding Clues in Passive Bloodstains
  • Analysing Projected Blood Spatters
  • Interpreting Void Patterns
  • Classifying Projected Spatters
  • Velocity Spatters

Module 6: Forensic Scientist- DNA Analysis

  • The Function and Structure Of DNA
  • DNA Identification
  • Collection And Preservation of DNA Evidence
  • Preparing DNA Samples For Fingerprinting
  • Steps of DNA Fingerprinting
  • Paternity

Module 7: Forensic Scientist- Drug Analysis

  • Psychological Dependence
  • Physical Dependence
  • Societal Aspects Of Drug Use
  • Types of Drugs
  • Collection And Preservation Of Drug Evidence
  • Forensic Drug Analysis
  • Screening and Confirmation
  • Colour Tests

Module 8: Forensic Scientist- Firearms Examination

  • Characteristics of Firearms
  • Firearms Evidence
  • Gunshot Residue (GSR) Analysis
  • Collecting Firearms Evidence
  • Handling of Firearms

Module 9: Questioned Documents: Handwriting and Forgery Examination

  • Handwriting
  • Learning To Write
  • Handwriting Comparison
  • Forgery
  • Disguised Writing
  • Altered Documents
  • Indented Writing

Module 10: Forensic Scientist- Digital Evidence

  • Computer Seizure
  • Steps to Remember
  • Collecting Video Evidence
  • Determine If There Is A Video
  • Stop The Recorder
  • Confiscate The Recording Medium Immediately

Module 11: Forensic Psychology: Delving into the Criminal Mind

  • Defining the Role of the Forensic Psychiatric Professional
  • Differentiating Forensic from Clinical Psychiatry
  • How the Mind Matters In Forensics
  • Assessing the Brain
  • Getting Started With a Medical History and Physical Exam
  • Digging into the Psyche
  • Employing Dubious Techniques
  • Dealing with Deception
  • Debunking the Eyewitness
  • Dealing with False Confessions
  • Assessing Competence and Sanity

Assessment Process

Once you have completed all the modules in the Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course, your skills and knowledge will be tested with an automated multiple-choice assessment. You will then receive instant results to let you know if you have successfully passed the Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course.

Show off Your New Skills With a Certification of Completion

Upon passing the Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigatorcourse assessment, you will receive a professional certification that is recognised all over the UK and internationally. Get your free PDF certificate instantly after successful completion of the Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course, or order one online.

You can also order a hard copy of your certificate to show off your new achievement. This will be sent to you in the post and costs £5.99.

Who is this course for?

Is This Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator Course Right for You?

This Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course is ideal for anyone interested in this topic and who wants to learn more about it. This Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator will help you gain a strong understanding of the core concepts and will allow you to gain in-depth knowledge of the subject matter.

This Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course is suitable for everyone. There are no specific entry requirements, and you can access the course materials from anywhere in the world.


There are no previous knowledge requirements for the Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator program; this is open to anyone! Any learning enthusiast from anywhere in the world can enrol on this Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigatorcourse without any hesitation.

All students must have a passion for learning and literacy, as well as being over the age of 16.

Browse this 100% online course from any internet device, including your computer, tablet or smartphone. Study at your own pace and earn an industry-recognised qualification with this Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course.

Career path

This Forensic Scientist & Crime Investigator course will help you to kickstart or take your career in the relevant sector to the next level. This Course will help you achieve a position of respect and dignity, and you will be able to get ahead of the competition. The certificate will add significant weight to your CV and will help you in procuring jobs in the relevant industry.

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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