Crime Investigation Techniques - CIT16



  • Course Fee: €229.00 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 12 lessons.
  • Duration: Students have up to 10 months to complete this course which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
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Course Description

This unique Crime Investigation Techniques training programme examines concepts, field-tested techniques and procedures and technical information concerning crime scene investigation.

Other topics covered include:

Crime scene health and safety issues.

In this outstanding programme you are taught how to lift evidence, especially blood from an object or person and prepare it for submission to a laboratory.

You will learn how to approach a crime scene so as to preserve evidence and not contaminate the scene.

This course tells you what a criminalist actually does and how samples of a suspect’s hair can be microscopically compared with hair found on the victim.


Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Crime Investigation

Lesson 2: First Officer at the Crime Scene

Lesson 3: Specialised Personnel at the Crime Scene

Lesson 4: Fingerprints and Palm Prints

Lesson 5: Trace Evidence and Miscellaneous Material

Lesson 6: Blood and Other Biological Evidence

Lesson 7: The Criminal Mind

Lesson 8: Firearms Examination

Lesson 9: Arson and Explosives

Lesson 10: Illicit Drugs and Toxicology

Lesson 11: Investigating Sexual Assault and domestic Abuse Crimes

Lesson 12: Burglary Investigation.



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.


Contact Us

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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832,

Email Address:
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