Forensic Ballistics Diploma


In St Helens

£ 340 + VAT


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    St helens

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Ballistics is correctly defined as the science of projectiles in motion, however in this course the term ballistics covers all aspects of the forensic firearms expert role. 



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St Helens (Merseyside)
The Woodside Centre, Catchdale Moss Lane, Eccleston, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 5QJ

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Course programme

Module 1 - History of firearms and firearms law
Module 2 - Firearms and ammunition safety
Module 3 - Types of firearms and ammunition
Module 4 - Overview of the role of a forensic firearm examiner
Module 5 - Scene examination and firearms recovery
Module 6 - Examination of firearms and ammunition
Module 7 - Comparison of cartridge cases and bullets
Module 8 - Determination of range of fire (firearms residue, (FDR)) and trajectories
Module 9 - Firearms intelligence
Module 10 - Gunshot residue (GSR)

Forensic Ballistics Diploma

£ 340 + VAT