General Investigations Family Violence Certificate Breakdown

The General Investigations Family Violence Certificate will equip you with excellent research and investigation skills. Find out how you can get started.

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Subject Outcomes

Our General Investigations Family Violence Certificate is an exciting course that will improve your investigation and research skills. Here’s what you can expect to learn while you’re enroled for this course:

Subject Description
Introduction to Business English Become more confident in your English language ability. Business English is not the same as everyday English. This subject teaches you how to speak in a professional manner. You will learn how to write emails, business letters, and how to communicate with your colleagues.
Incident Scenes Incident Scene module will teach you how to conduct an initial investigation and enable them to interview suspects, witnesses, and complainants found at the incident or crime scene. It will also teach you how to take down statements and keep records of information obtained.
Empowerment Unit standard based – can be upgraded
Identification Identification is probably the most important method in forensic investigation. An investigator must have the ability, when listening to the victim to identify the crime and when visiting the scene to identify clues and physical evidence which could be used to solve the crime under investigation.
Criminal Procedure In this subject you will learn about the country’s criminal law and its processes. Find out what more about each step of the criminal procedure, and what happens during each of them. The procedure begins with the accused being charged, and results in conviction or acquittal.
General Investigations Family Violence In this module you learn about the investigation of family violence. Family violence is any form of violent crime committed by a family member. The most common types are intimate-partner violence, child abuse (physical or sexual abuse, neglect, or maltreatment), and elder abuse.
Investigative Sciences Introduction Bridging subject, compulsory for distance learning students (Not credit bearing).
Forensic Science Introduction Introduces the concept of forensic science and explains how it is used in the investigation of crime. Bridging subject, compulsory for distance learning students (Not credit bearing)
Mathematics and Statistics Introduction Introductory Mathematics and Statistics aims to provide you with necessary mathematical and statistical skills Bridging subject, compulsory for distance learning students (Not credit bearing)

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Your studies don’t have to end here. Why not further your education and learn more? You can apply for any of our other Forensics and Policing courses.