Forensic Science and Law Enforcement Criminal Profiling
Learn the key areas of Forensic science and psychology and know how to implement the knowledge in the criminal investigation with the Forensic Science and Law Enforcement Criminal Profiling.
Forensic science is the application of science to investigate crime scene while Forensic psychology the intersection between psychology and the justice system that applies clinical specialties as well as research and experimentation in other areas of psychology to the legal arena. The course helps you to understand both the terms so that you can investigate a crime scene efficiently.
The scientific methods and processes that are used to solve crimes are known as Forensic science. Throughout the course, you will learn how to investigate a crime scene and collect evidence of the crime. The course also shows you the techniques of profiling or the strategies of recording and analysis of a person’s psychological and behavioural characteristics. The reasons why eyewitness does not give the right answer while testifying or personal characteristics of offenders, psychopath offenders, offender profiling, crisis negotiation, etc. will be explained in the course.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
Endorsed Certification from ABC Awards
After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new qualification. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £ 109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.
CPD Certification from One Education
After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that One Education has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by One Education to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information, please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
Method of Assessment
To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for ABC endorsed and CPD accredited certificates.
After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.
After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Forensic Science and Law Enforcement Criminal Profiling is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Module 01: Reducing the Risk of Re-Offending|
|Interventions to reduce risk of re-offending||00:07:00|
|Module 02- History of Forensic Psychology|
|History of development of Forensic Psychology||00:06:00|
|Module 03: Research Methods in Forensic Psychology|
|Research Design and Methodology||00:12:00|
|Critical evaluation of psychological research||00:09:00|
|Module 04: Theories of Offending|
|Introduction to theories of offending||00:06:00|
|Module 05: Sexual and Violent Offending|
|Theories of sexual offending||00:08:00|
|Theories of violent offending||00:08:00|
|Module 06: Fire-Setting Behaviour|
|Theories of fire-setting behaviour||00:08:00|
|Module 07: Offender Profiling|
|An Introduction to Offender Profiling||00:05:00|
|Approaches to Offender Profiling||00:05:00|
|Module 08: Effectiveness of Offender Profiling|
|The Effectiveness of Offender Profiling||00:06:00|
|Module 09: Eye-Witness and Expert Witness Testimony|
|Expert witness testimony||00:04:00|
|Module 10: Reducing Re-Offending and Incident Management|
|’What works’ literature in reducing re-offending||00:06:00|
|Incident management (Crisis Negotiation)||00:08:00|
|Introduction: About the Course and the Tutor||00:03:00|
|Mock Exam – Forensic Science and Law Enforcement Criminal Profiling||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Forensic Science and Law Enforcement Criminal Profiling||00:20:00|
|Assignment – Forensic Science and Law Enforcement Criminal Profiling||Unlimited|