Forensic Ballistics Level 3

Course code: NC010
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Boost your knowledge of the role of a forensic firearm examiner, from home!

  • Explore types of firearms and ammunition.
  • Gain an insight into scene examination and firearms recovery.
  • Learn the history of firearms and firearms law.
  • Learn the different types of firearms and ammunition.
  • Study from home at your own pace.
This course is only available to study online.
Course overview

This course gives you a comprehensive and full understanding of ballistics, covering the types of evidence related to firearms crime and how this role is important in uncovering crime.

It is ideal for:
• Students who want to boost their knowledge in forensic ballistics.
• Learners that want to go onto further vocational training and placement opportunities.
• Those aspiring to work as a forensic firearms expert/scientist.
• Those who want to progress in their current career.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 120 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Forensic Ballistics Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Extra info

What are the requirements for this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. There is no external examination required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 120 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

NCFE will award students with a Certificate of Achievement in Forensics Ballistics Level 3 following the completion of this course.

Awarding Body

The course itself has been designed by NCC Resources Limited to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. NCFE IIQ Licence has accredited this course, which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

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