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Training courses

Our courses are available for individual or group bookings. Bespoke training solutions are also available upon request.

Training is developed to meet unique organisational needs and local or international legislation.​

Take a look at the courses we have on offer.​​​​​​​​​​

Police: Card payment and cheque crime

Duration

3 days (plus reaccreditation session)

Location

London/flexiblAe

​Cost

£PO​A

Price quoted is VAT exempt. Course cost is inclusive of all training materials and work books, stationery, refreshments and lunch.

Overview

Our introduction to Card Payment and Cheque Crime course provides the basic knowledge, understanding and skills required to identify and investigate various forms of cheque and card crime. 

Covering card basics, payment and ATM related crimes and key card security, the course includes the opportunity to draw on industry expertise including The Cheque and Credit Card Clearing Company, Financial Fraud Action UK, Visa, American Express and an insight into the workings of the City of London Police DCPCU.

Programme

  • Explore the different types of payment related crimes 
  • An overview of how e-crime relates to payment card crime 
  • Understanding the standard features of various payment cards 
  • Examining the key security features of payment cards 
  • Understanding cheque related fraud including clearing and security features 
  • Fraud related to Visa, MasterCard and American Express 
  • Overview of operational learning from DCPCU including ATM fraud 
  • Prevention measures and current trends in payment industry fraud 
  • For Police delegates: Accredited Payment Card Examiner status 

Elements of this course are available as bespoke training; please contact for more details.

Who Should Attend?

The Card Payment and Cheque Crime Course is suitable for Police Officers who work with Payment Card and Cheque offences.  This course is accredited by Visa and Mastercard, and officers attending and passing the course will become Expert Payment Card Examiners.  This 3 day course also includes a re-accreditation session with us after 3 years.

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Counter fraud programme Accredited (ACFS)
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Duration

16 days (6 modules)

Location

London/flexible

​Cost

£7188 (price subject to change)​

Price quoted is VAT exempt. Course cost is inclusive of all training materials and work books, stationery, refreshments and lunch.

Overview

This programme is designed to provide individuals employed within the area of corporate fraud intelligence, prevention, and response with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to undertake a robust and thorough fraud investigation to an evidential standard suitable for both the civil and criminal arena. 

Both educational and practical, the programme links operational expertise with all elements of the fraud prevention, detection, response and management process.

Programme

  • Recognise the threat of financial crime, both internal and external 
  • Develop fraud response and management capability to minimise exposure to crime Identify a model of intelligence led activity to prioritise prevention and disruption 
  • Operate ethically, awfully and proportionately within global legal frameworks 
  • Conduct investigations in a professional manner to both civil and criminal standards 
  • Lawfully maximise evidential opportunities from both witnesses and suspects 
  • Effectively manage evidence in anticipation of civil or criminal proceedings 
  • Present evidence professionally in any panel, hearing or court room procedure 
  • Link operational expertise to fraud prevention, detection, and response 

Elements of this course are available as bespoke training; please contact for more details.

Who should attend?

This modular programme is a corporate focused course available to individuals and organisations who are currently involved in counter fraud investigations, or wish to develop an understanding and capability to implement a fraud prevention, and disruption and protection service within the business community.

The Counter Fraud Technicians’ Course is best suited to individuals or groups who currently work within the field of fraud investigation at a foundation level and would benefit from learning intermediate best practice skills to enhance their role.​

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Counter fraud technicians' course Accredited (ACFT)

Duration

5 days

Location

London/flexible

​Cost

£3350 (price sub​ject to change)

Price quoted is VAT exempt. Course cost is inclusive of all training materials and work books, stationery, refreshments and lunch.

Overview

This foundation level Counter Fraud Technicians’ Course is designed to offer delegates a deeper understanding of fraud within the UK, coupled with a working knowledge of how to manage and develop an investigation to criminal standards.

You will be provided with detailed information on both civil and criminal legislation, enabling the ability to make best use of fraud investigation enquires, and develop best practice when dealing with exhibits, information and evidence handling.

Programme

  • An overview of fraud, its impact on the UK and the judicial system
  • Criminal legislation; The Fraud Act 2006 and The Theft Act 1968 
  • False instruments and false accounting
  • The Police and Criminal Evidence Act s.76 and s.78
  • Communication and working skills for statement writing and interviewing
  • The Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Court of Human Rights
  • Criminal Procedures and Investigations Act 1996
  • Exhibits and the handling of evidence
  • The Data Protection Act 1998

Elements of this course are available as bespoke training; please contact for more details.

Who Should Attend?

The Counter Fraud Technicians’ Course is best suited to individuals or groups who currently work within the field of fraud investigation at a foundation level and would benefit from learning intermediate best practice skills to enhance their role.

The Counter Fraud Technicians’ Course is best suited to individuals or groups who currently work within the field of fraud investigation at a foundation level and would benefit from learning intermediate best practice skills to enhance their role.​

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Police: Management of fraud investigations

Duration

5 days

Location

London/flexible

​Cost

£POA per delegate (price subject to change)

Price quoted is VAT exempt. Course cost is inclusive of all training materials and work books, stationery, refreshments and lunch.

Overview

The Management of Fraud Investigations programme provides delegates with the skills and knowledge necessary to set priorities and strategic policy in fraud investigations. 

Focusing on the development of a senior investigating officer mind-set dealing with fraud and related investigations, delegates are required to undertake simulated serious and complex fraud investigations. 

Their ability to manage the initial response, implement fast track actions, develop strategy and complete accurate policy logs will be tested.​​

Programme

  • The role of the Senior and/or Lead Investigating Officer in fraud cases 
  • Selecting a methodology for investigation 
  • Key considerations when designing an investigation communications strategy 
  • Benefits of working with other agencies and advisory groups 
  • How to apply a logical approach to the investigative process 
  • Awareness of issues which arise from serious and complex fraud investigations 
  • Appreciate and manage the outcome of an investigation 
  • Strategies to effectively investigate fraud and related offences 
  • Set priorities for investigations, teams and departments 

Elements of this course are available as bespoke training; please contact for more details

Who should attend?

This is a specialist training course for law enforcement officers who are leading or managing fraud investigations. It is desirable for the delegate to have completed the City of London Police: Specialist Fraud Investigator programme or similar level of study.

The Counter Fraud Technicians’ Course is best suited to individuals or groups who currently work within the field of fraud investigation at a foundation level and would benefit from learning intermediate best practice skills to enhance their role.​

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Police: Specialist fraud investigators' programme

Duration

10 days (5 x 2 day modules)

Location

London/flexible

​Cost

£POA per delegate (price subject to change)

Price quoted is VAT exempt. Course cost is inclusive of all training materials and work books, stationery, refreshments and lunch.

Overview

The Specialist Fraud Investigators’ Programme provides the knowledge and skills necessary to instigate and conduct a fraud investigation.

Delegates will learn how to maximise tactical and strategic options to achieve the best outcome utilising the fraud investigation model, using classroom based training and distance learning elements to enhance the investigative mindset, enabling investigators to utilise Golden Hour principles and take responsibility for conducting serious and complex fraud investigations.

Programme

  • Summarise the fraud landscape in the United Kingdom 
  • Prioritise disruption and prevention opportunities using a fraud investigation model 
  • Understand how to maximise the use of financial investigative powers in fraud cases 
  • Outline the range of schemes and transactions used to commit fraud in the economy 
  • Identify case management considerations specific to fraud investigations 
  • Apply suspect management techniques appropriate to fraud investigations 
  • Identify the powers and procedures which enable recovery and seizure of material 
  • Develop investigation plans and hypothesis
  • Extract and disseminate operational and organisational learning 

Elements of this course are available as bespoke training; please contact for more details

Who should attend?

This is a specialist training course for serving police officers and law enforcement officials who are undertaking Level 2 fraud investigations. It is desirable for the delegate to have completed the fraud technician’s learning programme or similar level of fraud related study.

The Counter Fraud Technicians’ Course is best suited to individuals or groups who currently work within the field of fraud investigation at a foundation level and would benefit from learning intermediate best practice skills to enhance their role.​

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​​Understanding, preventing and investigating bribery

Duration

3 days

Location

London/flexible

​Cost

£2010 (price subject to change)​​

Price quoted is VAT exempt. Course cost is inclusive of all training materials and work books, stationery, refreshments and lunch.

Overview

Our Understanding, Preventing and Investigating Bribery course provides delegates with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to identify, prevent and investigate incidents of bribery. 

It includes a comprehensive examination of the UK Bribery Act 2010 as well as its practical application. 

The training provides a unique insight into the world of bribery including how it occurs, indicators of bribery, measures to improve bribery prevention and international best practice for conducting investigations.

Programme

  • Understanding the critical elements of bribery
  • Examining the methods and motives behind bribery and how it is concealed
  • Exploring the wider international context of bribery and corruption
  • Understanding how to spot bribery red flags
  • Overview of pre-Bribery Act in UK legislation
  • Detailed analysis of The UK Bribery Act 2010
  • Analysis of The UK Bribery Act 2010 adequate procedures
  • Risk assessment and due diligence
  • Investigation strategies taught by case studies and operational learning

Elements of this course are available as bespoke training; please contact for more details

Who Should Attend?

Individuals from the public, private and voluntary sectors responsible for prevention and/or investigation of bribery or managing anti-bribery compliance, for example, dedicated counter fraud professionals; law enforcement professionals; risk and compliance managers; procurement professionals; internal affairs and investigation teams; individuals with an interest in bribery.​​

The Counter Fraud Technicians’ Course is best suited to individuals or groups who currently work within the field of fraud investigation at a foundation level and would benefit from learning intermediate best practice skills to enhance their role.​

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