Forensic Awareness Course (3 Days)

Forensic Awareness Course (3 Days)


A three day course designed for everyone who potentially comes into contact with forensic material.  It teaches the importance of the forensic evidence chain, the avoidance of contamination and how to gather and record forensic evidence safely and effectively.  It is both classroom and outdoor practical based.  Assessment will be by oral and practical testing.

The course:

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to forensic science.
  • Forensic evidence. What is “Evidence”
  • The importance of transparent forensic evidence in the criminal justice system
  • Contamination and the prevention of cross contamination
  • PM - Practical packaging exercise

Day 2:

  • Impartiality
  • Integrity
  • Continuity of evidence
  • Searching Patterns
  • Recording of scenes
  • PM – Practical exercise Packaging, searching and recording of scenes

Day 3

  • Recap and written exam – 1 hour
  • Practical assessments remainder of day
Suitable for all those who might have need to be forensically aware while conducting their duties including Fire service, paramedics and health professionals, first responders, PCSO's, reception and front of house staff, festival and event security and many more.

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