Investigations Courses

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  • Law, Evidence, Procedure and Best Practice

    This practical course equips delegates who have regulatory, enforcement and/or prosecution responsibilities with essential knowledge of law, evidence and procedure for their day-to-day roles in conducting investigations.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Statement/Report Writing

    This course is designed to provide professionals who are required to write statements or reports with the necessary knowledge and skills to write written evidence to best practice standards.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Courtroom Skills/Giving Evidence

    Courtroom Skills/Giving Evidence This intensive and highly practical course will provide delegates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to present evidence effectively in any legal forum.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • The Analyst in Court

    A one-day in house course on delivering effective evidence from the witness box. Analysts learn how to communicate complex evidence under cross-examination.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Investigative Interviewing

    This course will provide delegates with the key skills to interview witnesses, obtain witness statements and interview suspects effectively and to best-practice standards in order to maximise the evidence gained during interviews.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Conducting Investigative Interviews Virtually

    This 2-day course will develop the skills required for delegates to gather evidence by undertaking professional Virtual interviews.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Cognitive Interviewing

    This 1-day in house training course is designed to enhance and improve existing interview techniques. Delegates will learn how to apply cognitive interview techniques in a structured way, through taught and practical sessions and role-play.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Case File Preparation and Disclosure

    This course equips delegates with the essential knowledge and skills to compile case files to best practice standards.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Disclosure

    The course examines the disclosure framework and the roles of those people involved. It then looks at how sensitive disclosure should be managed and when a public interest immunity hearing should be considered.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Employment Investigations

    This course is designed to give delegates a comprehensive understanding of both grievance and disciplinary processes and the skills to carry out internal investigations.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Cross-Examination Day for Investigators

    A follow on day to the Courtroom Skills/Giving Evidence Training, this course enables investigators to refine and enhance their skills in presenting evidence in court.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: Yes

  • Collecting Electronic/Digital Evidence

    This course is designed to give delegates the knowledge and key skills to enable them to manage and secure electronic/digital evidence so that it is admissible and reliable in a court of law.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Advocacy

    This course is designed to equip delegates with the necessary skills and knowledge for them to carry out the role of the advocate effectively, including questioning witnesses and making speeches at the hearing.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Open Source Internet Investigations

    This course will provide delegates with the core skills to use the internet effectively as an investigative tool. It will enable them to quickly source information online and gather evidence lawfully during their investigations.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • Conflict Management

    This course is designed to give practical guidance to help delegates deal more effectively with situations of conflict and aggression. It provides them with the confidence and ability to manage and minimise the risk of conflict.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: Yes

  • Negotiation Skills

    This course is designed to give an understanding of the principles behind successful negotiation and to provide delegates with the key skills to enable them to negotiate effectively.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: Yes

  • Mediation Skills

    This course will equip delegates with the knowledge for them to be able to plan a mediation and with the key skills to enable them to effectively mediate a settlement between two parties and to maximise the impact of the process.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: Yes

  • Best Practice in Note-Taking

    This course provides delegates who are required to take notes in meetings, interviews and disciplinaries with the necessary knowledge and skills to write clear and accurate notes to best practice standards.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Regulatory/Disciplinary Hearings – Law, Evidence, Procedure and Best Practice

    This practical course equips Chairs and Panel Members with the essential knowledge of relevant legislation, evidential requirements and ethical considerations of Regulatory or Disciplinary Hearings.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Regulatory/Disciplinary Hearings – Conducting a Hearing

    This skills-based course provides Chairs and Panel Members with the core competencies to conduct a fair hearing in a manner that establishes and maintains the independence and authority of the tribunal.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Regulatory/Disciplinary Hearings – Making and Writing Decisions

    This course provides Chairs and Panel Members with the key skills in decision-making, enabling them the ensure that clear and justified decisions are reached and properly documented.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Digital Photographs as Admissible Evidence

    This course will ensure that delegates are able to apply the legislation relating to digital images, and will give them the skills to be able to take, preserve and store digital images so they remain admissible as evidence.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Process, Procedure and Information Gathering in Complaints Handling and Investigation

    A one day course provides delegates with the core knowledge, skills and techniques to carry out a complaints investigation to best practice standards.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Questioning and Communication Techniques in Complaints

    This course provides delegates with the core skills to effectively plan, structure and undertake interviews to best practice standards, enabling them to obtain key information and effectively deal with a complaint.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Responding to Complaints - Letter and Report Writing

    During this course delegates will learn how to improve the content, structure and style of the letters and reports they produce during a complaints investigation.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: Yes

  • Investigatory Powers [RIPA and IPA]

    This course gives delegates a comprehensive understanding of the legal regime imposed under the legislation. Delegates will learn how to achieve legal compliance when planning, authorising and/or conducting investigative practices regulated by both RIPA and the provisions in the IPA currently in force.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: Yes

  • 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 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-house

    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

  • 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

  • Risk Assessments in Covert Operations

    This training is designed for any staff member whom will be involved in a covert operation and needs to consider risk.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Investigatory Powers Act/Targeted Equipment Interference

    This course is designed to raise awareness of Equipment Interference (EI) under the Investigatory Powers Act (IPA) 2016. The IPA has introduced EI to organisations which previously didn’t have these powers and lays down a legislative framework for those that already had the powers.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

  • Defensible Decision Making

    This course looks at the decision-making process and also how to record decisions so that they can stand scrutiny at a later date, particularly in a court or tribunal.

    Course available: In-house

    Qualification: No

  • Managing CHIS virtually

    This 2-hour training course has been designed to teach delegates how they can successfully and more importantly, safely, contact CHIS when standard points of contact are not available.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    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

  • Remote Working - Overcoming New Challenges

    This course will provide you with the key techniques to enhance communication, collaboration and productivity in a remote environment. You will learn how to maintain relationships and emotional connections in your teams during these challenging times.

    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

  • 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

  • Understanding the Data Protection Act

    This one-day course is designed to give an in-depth overview of the data protection regime including UK GDPR.

    Course available: In-housePublic

    Qualification: No

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