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

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Forensics Ballistics Level 3 from The Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

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. The Quality License Scheme’s 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.

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high quality. The Quality Licence Scheme endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme 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.

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