This one day course is designed to provide essential skills to those who may be by virtue of their employment become a first responder.

With the security of our country at an all time high everyone needs to be aware of the need to capture evidence while also saving lives.

The course teaches the importance of the forensic evidence chain, the avoidance of contamination and how to gather and record forensic evidence safely and effectively.

The course:


  • Introduction
  • Introduction to forensic science.
  • Forensic evidence. What is “Evidence”
  • The importance of transparent forensic science in the UK criminal justice system
  • Contamination and the prevention of cross contamination


  • Impartiality
  • Integrity
  • Continuity of evidence
  • Searching Patterns
  • Recording of scenes

Suitable for all those who might have need to be forensically aware while conducting their duties including fire service, paramedics and health professionals, first responders, PCSO’s, reception and front of house staff, festival and event security and many more.