Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1detect and preserve fingerprints from at least two surfaces, eg glass, paperSummary sheet
2make a plaster cast of an impression, eg a footprintSummary sheet
3use chromatography to identify inksSummary sheet
4record results of a forensic investigationStudent completed work

shown knowledge of

5how the impression of a fingerprint is formed on a surfaceStudent completed work
6three types of fingerprintsStudent completed work
7at least three forensic methods other than fingerprints, employed by the police in investigating crime.Student completed work

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 29 July 2003Level - Entry Level