BTEC Level Three National Foundation Diploma in Forensic Science

The BTEC L3 National Foundation Diploma in Forensic Investigation is equivalent to 1.5 A-Levels and is suitable for those with an interest in both Science and Forensics. The course will involve a mixture of theory and practical sessions.

This course will help you to develop essential scientific skills in order to prepare for a job in this industry.

If you are interested in analysing forensic evidence and wish to explore the principles of science that surround forensic investigations, then this is the course for you.

Course Code PF353/1

What will I study?

  • Principles and Applications of Science 1
  • Practical Scientific Procedures and Techniques
  • Forensic Investigation Procedures in Practice
  • Science Investigation Skills
  • Physiology of Human Body Systems
  • Forensic Photography

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs grade A*-C/ 4 - 9 including one science subject.

Additional information

Advanced learner loans are available. If you haven't already achieved a level 3  qualification you may be able to get the tuition fee through adult skills funding, or if you are a business looking to upskill staff you can apply for funding through our ESF funding.

For further details ring 0345 120 0044.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide Free Distance Learning Courses Autumn Part-time Course Guide 2022