Get a detailed understanding of the nature of crime scene investigation

DIPLOMA IN CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

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  • 10 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starts 8th February 2023
  • 6.30 to 9.30pm

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Get a detailed understanding of the nature of crime scene investigation and its various components.

The purpose of the Diploma in Crime Scene Investigation is to equip learners (from a variety of professional or interested backgrounds) with a basic understanding of this growing area from a range of perspectives. In addition, practical crime scene information will be considered, including crime scene management, offender profiling and fingerprinting, to name but three. These will be related to the various theories of crime and offending. At the end of the course, learners will have a detailed understanding of the nature of crime scene investigation and its various components.

Lecturer: Jarlath Lennon

  1. Background, History and Overview of Crime Scene Investigation
  2. “Every Contact Leaves a Trace” – Trace Evidence
  3. Crime Scene Investigation Practice, Procedure and Techniques
  4. DNA & Fingerprints
  5. Vehicles
  6. Fire & Arson Investigation
  7. Firearms, Ammunition, Shooting Scenes and Explosives
  8. Crime Scenes, Related Legislation and Court Evidence
  9. Mass Fatality Incidents and Disaster Victim Identification
  10. Crime Scene Management and Forensic Strategy & Planning

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding the Diploma.

Course Award

A City College’s Professional Diploma Course is a focused, practical programme designed and delivered by an industry practitioner, that consolidates, upskills or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications that indicate that you have been trained in a particular area or specific subject matter.

City College Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study here by their organisation.

Corporate Training

In addition to our scheduled Professional Diploma courses, City Colleges can provide bespoke training over 3 – 4 days, please contact Kevin.Coyne@citygroup.ie for further details.

Learning Outcomes

During this course the student will learn how to understand and record crime scene evidence that will assist in uncovering criminal activity. You will see case studies that demonstrate the importance of crime scene measurements, scaled drawings, photographing crime scenes, and preserving evidence. Students will grasp that with correct foundational theory and through proper collection of evidence, a crime scene can be reconstructed – and as a result – a theory can be formed about the crime.

Who Should Apply?

Gardaí of all ranks, especially those who wish to expand their knowledge of Crime Scene Investigation. Those working in the criminal justice system in Ireland. Those in other careers whom are interested in modern developments in crime scene investigation.

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Diploma in Corporate Fraud Investigation

Diploma in Forensic Anthropology

Further Information

Please call the College on +353 1 416 0034 or email info@citycolleges.ie.

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