Covert, Intel & Specialist Courses

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  • RIPA Refresher

    This course will bring you bring you up to speed with recent legislative changes and ensure that your current RIPA practices are fully compliant.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Awareness

    This training is designed for anyone who needs to have an awareness of RIPA (or its equivalents such as RIPSA in Scotland or RIPL in the Channel Islands) and the various activities that can be conducted.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Applicants

    This training course has been designed to allow delegates to understand and explore the role and the requirements placed upon them when they are required to submit a RIPA application.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Monitoring/Gatekeepers

    The course has been specifically designed to enable delegates to understand and explore the remit and the requirements placed upon them when they are required to perform the role of Monitoring Officer for their organisation.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Monitoring Officer Training for Local Authorities

    The course has been specifically designed to enable delegates to understand and explore the remit and the requirements placed upon them when they are required to perform the role of Monitoring Officer.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Senior Responsible Officer

    The training is designed to allow delegates to understand and explore the role and the requirements placed upon them when they have been nominated to perform the role of the Senior Responsible Officer.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Applicants and Gatekeepers Training for Law Enforcement Agencies

    This accredited 2-day training course has been designed to allow delegates to understand and explore the role and the requirements placed upon them when they are required to submit a RIPA application or quality assure one prior to submission to the authorising officer.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Authorising Officers for Law Enforcement Agencies

    This accredited 4-day training course has been designed to allow delegates to understand and explore the role and the requirements placed upon them when they are asked to authorise activity under RIPA/IPA for directed surveillance, communications data or a Covert Human Intelligence Source (CHIS).

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Authorising Officers (Core Skills)

    This 1-day training course has been designed to introduce delegates to the role of the authorising officer and allow them to explore the role and the requirements placed upon them when they are asked to authorise directed surveillance.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • Introduction to Intelligence Training

    The aim of this course is to familiarise staff with the processing of intelligence and introduce them to the intelligence evaluation and grading systems.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Intelligence Gathering in Prisons

    This course focuses on the key elements that intelligence staff need to know regarding the gathering of intelligence in prisons.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Intelligence Core Skills Training

    This training is designed for anyone who is required to work in an intelligence function whether in the police, law-enforcement agency, public authority or the private sector.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Field Intelligence Officer Training

    The aim of this course is to provide Field Intelligence Officers (FIO’s) with the knowledge and understanding to carry out their role in an ethical manner in line with legislation, codes of practice, standard operating procedures and recognised good practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Open Source Research & Investigations (OSINT)

    This course is aimed at anyone that needs to use the internet for researching or investigations in order to maximize their information gathering.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Surveillance Log Keeping

    This course is a combination of theory and practical which allows the delegates to record the events obtained from surveillance.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Urban Observations Posts (Static Surveillance)

    This course is designed to allow staff to set up a static observation post, identifying the resources required and also the equipment that can be used to secure evidence or intelligence.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Mobile Surveillance

    Our mobile surveillance course gives delegates the knowledge and practical skills to conduct surveillance using vehicles.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Foot Surveillance Course

    Our surveillance course is designed for people who will be conducting covert surveillance where the subject of the surveillance is likely walk or use public transport.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Rural Surveillance

    The Rural Surveillance course is designed to allow operatives to conduct static surveillance in rural environments to gather intelligence or evidence. The training includes how to construct a rural OP in different, covert insertion and safe extraction.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Anti & Counter Surveillance

    This course allows delegates to understand the difference between anti & counter surveillance.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Senior Authorising Officer

    This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to competently act as a Senior Authorising Officer.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Advanced Skills Course

    This 3 day course is designed to meet the relevant Skills for Justice National Occupational Standards (NOS) and for police forces the College of Policing training standards specified for Authorising Officers.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA for Local Authorities E-learning Training

    This course examines how RIPA, the IPA and the Protection of Freedoms Act apply in a local authority setting.

    Course available: Online

    Qualification: No

  • Introduction to CHIS

    This half-day awareness course is designed for anyone that needs some knowledge of the Covert Human Intelligence Sources.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • CHIS for Local Authorities

    This course is aimed specifically at local authority staff that are required to manage people who meet the statutory definition of a Covert Human Intelligence Source (CHIS).

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Core CHIS Skills

    This course is designed to introduce staff who may be new to CHIS and how to manage a CHIS at a standard level (or core skills level, depending on the terminology your organisation uses).

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Advanced CHIS Skills

    This course is designed for staff who are required to manage a CHIS as a handler or controller at an advanced (or enhanced) level, depending on the terminology your organisation uses.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • CHIS Controller Training

    This training delivers the theory required to perform the role of CHIS Controller so that delegates can give oversight to the handling of Covert Human Intelligence Sources.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Combined RIPA Applicants & Gatekeepers (RIPA Monitoring Officer) Training

    This course is for anyone that may need to complete an application for any activity under RIPA such as directed surveillance or those people that are required to quality assure them such as supervisors, Central Authorities Bureau Staff or local authority RIPA Monitoring Officers.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • Defensible Decision Making

    This one-day course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to manage covert operations to best practice standards.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Targeted CHIS Recruitment

    This course is designed to maximise the opportunities in identifying and recruiting people to become Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS).

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Sensitive Disclosure & Public Interest Immunity (PII)

    This course is aimed at staff members from investigators to managers who may be required to be involved in the disclosure process.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Managing Covert Operations (MCO)

    This course will provide supervisors and managers the tools to manage covert operations to the highest standards.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Proactive Operations

    This course is designed for police and law enforcement staff who may be required to supervise or be part of the team running proactive operations using cover tactics.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Managing Sensitive Material

    This 5-day course is designed to allow delegates to undertake a practical training programme in managing covert operations.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • CHIS Debriefing

    This course is designed to ensure that staff managing CHIS maximize the information and intelligence obtained from them.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Whistleblowing Awareness

    This one-day course is aimed at anyone that needs an overview of the legislation, policy and guidance surrounding whistleblowing.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Examining the Practical Skills for Dealing with Whistleblowers

    This one-day course builds upon the Whistleblowing Awareness course. It is very much focused on the practical aspects of managing a whistleblower to maintain their safety and the safety of the staff dealing with the whistleblower.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Dealing with Whistleblowers – Practical Application

    This practically based training event rounds off the whistleblower training. The whole day is given over to practical exercises, using role-players to put the theory into practice.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Suspect & Witness Interviews Using the PEACE Model

    This training offers 2-day modules, covering how to conduct interviews with suspects and witnesses using the PEACE model.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Investigating Priority & Volume Crime

    This training is designed to allow investigators (operating at PIP1) to conduct interviews with suspects and witnesses for investigations into volume and priority crimes.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Serious & Complex Interview course

    This course is designed to equip investigators with the knowledge and skills to conduct interviews with suspects, victims, or witnesses in serious and complex investigations.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Advanced Suspect & Advanced Witness Interviewing

    This training is the pinnacle of interview training and is designed to provide investigators with the knowledge, skills and confidence to interview the majority of witnesses, victims or suspects.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Interview Advisor Training

    This course is designed for experienced interviewers that want to perform the role of the interview advisor. (This course was formerly referred to as Tier 5).

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Achieving Best Evidence (ABE)

    This course is designed to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to interview children or vulnerable adults as part of a criminal investigation.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • RIPA Applicant & Gatekeeper inc. Monitoring Officer

    The course has been specifically designed to enable delegates to understand and explore the remit and the requirements placed upon them when they are required to perform the role of the Applicant or Gatekeeper/Monitoring Officer for their organisation,

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • Leading a Surveillance Team

    The course looks at the issues from pre-deployment and planning through to briefing, deployment and post deployment so it covers all of the stages involved in a surveillance operation, from the perspective of the team leader.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Surveillance Operations on Trial

    The course is designed to ensure that those who may as part of their role have to give evidence, undergo a process of familiarisation or review to gain knowledge of the procedures involved and to enable them to give a coherent account from the witness box.

    Course available:

    Qualification: No

  • The inextricable link between RIPA/CPIA and DPA

    Our half day course will look at inextricable link between RIPA, CPIA and DPA of legislation and how they apply to you in your organisation

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

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