Forensic Science Diploma Level 4

NCC Home Learning
Training overview
Professional Course
Self-paced Online
240 hours
From 425 GBP

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Course description

Forensic Science Diploma Level 4

If you want to take your knowledge of forensic science to new heights, the Level 4 Forensic Science Diploma will help you delve into this interesting branch of science and potentially start your career in this exciting field. Comprised of twenty different modules covering various areas of crime scene investigation, this is a course for anyone passionate about the forensic side of crime. The course covers topics including field forensics, evidence classifications, biological and non-biological forensics, fingerprints and ballistics investigation.

Throughout this course, students will uncover the details behind processing crime scenes and the role of forensic examiners in criminal investigations. If you have ever wanted to understand more about DNA testing, profiling and how crime investigators go about identifying forensic evidence, this is the course for you. You don’t need any prior knowledge in this area to take part in the Level 4 Forensic Science Diploma, so whether you’re just starting out or work in the industry already, this is a great course for anyone with a curiosity in this area.

Training content

The qualification consists of 20 modules as detailed below:

  • Module 1: The Crime Scene
  • Module 2: Evidence
  • Module 3: Biological Evidence
  • Module 4: Non Biological Trace Evidence
  • Module 5: Fingerprint Evidence
  • Module 6: Ballistics Evidence
  • Module 7: Evidence of Arson
  • Module 8: Evidence at the Explosive Scene
  • Module 9: Forensic Pathology at the Crime Scene
  • Module 10: Forensic Pathology at the Mortuary
  • Module 11: Forensic Anthropology
  • Module 12: Forensic Odontology
  • Module 13: Forensic Entomology
  • Module 14: Forensic Botany
  • Module 15: Forensic Serology
  • Module 16: DNA Typing (Fingerprinting)
  • Module 17: Forensic Toxicology
  • Module 18: Forensic Firearms Investigation
  • Module 19: Questioned Documents
  • Module 20: Forensic Vehicle Examination

Duration study load

  • 240 hours

Entry requirements

  • No previous knowledge required

Course features

  • 12 months expert tutor support
  • Certificate of completion

Certification / Credits


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.

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