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Forensics Applied Science

Laboratory Techniques QQI 5M3807

Is This Course For You?

Colaiste Ide provides an opportunity for you to investigate your interest in Forensics and Investigative Sciences. The study of Forensics, Criminal Law and Criminology is an excellent preparation for application to An Garda Siochana, the Defence Forces, forensic science laboratories and the State Laboratory.

The students are expected to complete work experience, it is included to give them an opportunity to explore their preferred area of future study in investigative sciences or forensics.

Extensive careers advice and advice on higher education opportunities is an integral part of the programme. Participants will be facilitated in investigating their personal strengths and talents and receive one-to-one guidance to ensure they achieve optimum outcomes from this innovative programme.

Entry Requirements

What Will I Study?

Modules you will study include Criminal law, Criminology, Crime Scene Investigator, Chemistry, Maths, Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Team Working, Laboratory Skills and work experience.

What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?

QQI Level 5 Laboratory Skills 5M3807

Career Opportunities and Progression

Eligible to apply for the following:


1 Year




Places on our fulltime PLC programmes are available free of charge to VTOS applicants


Coláiste Íde College of Further Education Cardiffsbridge Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11

T 01 834 2333 / 01 834 2450 F 01 834 7242 E W

Funded by the Irish Government and supported by the European Union.

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education European Regional Development Fund Ireland's EU Structural Funds Solas CDETB - City of Dublin Education & Training Board