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Private Investigation Course

International Career Institute
Course summary
Length: 31 Weeks
Price: 998 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Distance
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Course Description

Private Investigation Course

Private Investigation Distance Learning Course - Executive Diploma 

This Private Investigation Distance Learning Course introduces students to the theoretical insights and practical skills needed to start a successful career as a private detective or investigator.

Designed in collaboration with industry experts, the programme uncovers the tricks of the private investigation trade across a number of key areas including:

  • criminal psychology
  • locating missing persons
  • domestic and matrimonial cases
  • commercial and counter-espionage
  • fraud
  • surveillance

The course is delivered via distance learning, giving students complete flexibility in terms of the pace at which they work through the course content. On average, students are able to achieve the Executive Diploma level in 31 weeks.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Private Investigation Course is designed for professionals who want begin a career in criminology, forensics and gain more theoretical insight in behavioural science and psychology.

Executive Diploma Level

This distance learning course leads to the awarding of an Executive Diploma. Suitable for entry level positions, this training step will lead to an operational level of knowledge and proficiency.

Prerequisites

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Participants may enrol directly into the executive diploma track without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This ICI distance learning course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC).

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

  • A graduation certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, ExeDipPI
  • Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Programme

Training Course Content

Criminal Psychology

  • Comprehending Crimes through Psychology

Locating People / Factual Inquires

  • How to Locate and Track People Down

Starting an Investigation

  • Assessing the Matter
  • The Complainant
  • Objectives
  • Investigation Plan

Obtaining Results

  • Consulting Experts
  • Examinations
  • Surveillance
  • Scene Inspection

Tracing Missing Persons

  • Why People Disappear?
  • Tracing Methodologies

Matrimonial and Domestic Cases

  • Means Reporting
  • Child Care and Custody Matters
  • Adoption Enquiries
  • Peace of Mind Reports

Counter-Espionage & Counter-Surveillance

  • Detecting Surveillance
  • Methods of Surveillance
  • Team Surveillance Techniques
  • De-bugging

Commercial Espionage

  • Areas of Vulnerability
  • Classification
  • Handling, Storage, Disposal Procedures
  • Clean Desk Policy
  • Access Limitation
  • Electronic Surveillance Countermeasures
  • Computer Security & Hacking

Statement Taking and Reporting

  • Report Writing
  • Statement Taking
  • Interviewing Witnesses

How to Investigate Different Cases

  • Personal Injury Cases
  • Malpractice Suits
  • Investigating Workers Compensation & Insurance

Fraud Cases

  • Investigating Theft Cases
  • Investigating Collections & Repossession Cases
  • Investigation Missing Persons Case
  • Skip Tracing & Public Record Searches
  • Pre-texting for Information
  • How to Spot a Bug or Wiretap

Surveillance

  • Stationary Surveillance
  • Moving Surveillance
  • Pretexts and Cover Stories
  • Preparation & Techniques

Carrying Out Search of the Public Record

  • Searching the Public Record

Operating a Private Investigation Business

  • Finding Clients
  • Getting Paid
  • Price Strategy
  • Contracts
  • Marketing

Expenses

The cost of this course is £998.

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
  • Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs

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