Training and events

Boost your counter fraud knowledge with our specialist training and events. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you can use any of your pre-paid places at our workshops and training days. Scroll down to find our course brochures.

CPD training day: Anti-money Laundering in Local Government

This one-day training course examines the role and responsibilities of the money laundering reporting officer (MLROs). It looks at the nature and scale of the money laundering threat to local authorities and what your response should be. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you can use any of your pre-paid places at this event.

Managing Insurance Fraud and Cyber Crime Insurance Risks

Devised by the CIPFA Insurance Network, this workshop will explore the growing insurance fraud and cyber-crime risks affecting public bodies. Speakers will share their case studies and help you develop practical strategies for identifying and managing fraud as part of the insurance claims process. It will also cover effective investigations, working with insurers, boundaries (RIPA), data sharing, red flags and ‘back door claims’. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you can use any of your pre-paid places at these events.

CPD training day: Investigative Interviewing – Tackling the Active Defence

In suspect interviews, opposing legal representatives typically seek to undermine the case against their clients by employing the 'active defence' approach. If you're an experienced counter fraud and investigation practitioner, this one day training course will equip you with the knowledge, confidence and control to effectively manage these tactics. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you can use any of your pre-paid places at this event.

CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist (ACFS)

The CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist is an in-depth professional qualification aimed at practitioners who undertake counter fraud and anti-corruption investigations and associated activities. The course is accredited by CIPFA and the Counter Fraud Professional Accreditation Board. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you receive a 10% discount off the course fees.

CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician (ACFTech)

The CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician is a comprehensive introductory qualification aimed at those in a position to spot fraud at an early stage in their organisation’s operations or who are new to counter fraud or anti-corruption work. The course is accredited by CIPFA and the Counter Fraud Professional Accreditation Board. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you receive a 10% discount off the course fees.

CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician (ACFTech) in procurement fraud 

The CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician (ACFTech) in procurement fraud provides an excellent grounding in fraud investigation skills including investigation planning, gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses and suspects, all with a focus on the procurement process. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you receive a 10% discount off the course fees.

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CIPFA Certificate in Fraud Risk Management (CFRM)

The CIPFA Certificate in Fraud Risk Management is a professional accredited qualification created by experts in fraud risk management from the CIPFA Counter Fraud Centre, designed for specialists responsible for fraud risk assessment and prevention. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you receive a 10% discount off the course fees105 CPD hours

CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician (ACFTech) in social housing fraud 

The CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician in social housing fraud is a comprehensive introductory qualification aimed at those working in housing investigations in local government and housing associations. If your organisation subscribes to the Counter Fraud Centre, you receive a 10% discount off the course fees.

CIPFA International Certificate in Financial Crime Investigation

The International Certificate will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to lead and manage financial crime investigations in anticipation of legal or other similar proceedings. It provides in-depth knowledge of internationally recognised financial crime typologies and teaches the practicalities of how to investigate allegations and incidents of this nature, from first notification through to the reporting of findings. The programme is designed to be taught in-house, at you location or can be delivered at CIPFA’s UK headquarters in London.

CIPFA International Diploma in Financial Crime Management

The International Diploma will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to manage the totality of the financial crime spectrum, from the prophylactic aspect (prevention and detection) through to the reactive element (investigations). Focusing on these two different aspects of financial crime management, it aims to help you become a truly rounded anti-financial crime practitioner. The programme is designed to be taught in-house, at your location or can be delivered at CIPFA’s UK headquarters in London.

Whistleblowing e-learning

Staff are the eyes and ears of any organisation, and whistleblowing arrangements are a vital component of good governance and risk management. Our interactive e-learning course will help your staff understand what whistleblowing is and how to raise concerns.

Anti-bribery and corruption e-learning

Strengthen your organisation’s defence against bribery and corruption. Train your staff to recognise what constitutes a bribe, how to respond, which preventative methods to follow and more, with our anti-bribery and corruption e-learning.

Our qualification brochures

CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist 04 2018

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CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician 04 2018

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CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician Procurement 04 2018

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CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Technician Social Housing 04 2018

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CIPFA Certificate in Fraud Risk Management 04 2018

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CIPFA International Certificate in Financial Crime Investigation 04 2018

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CIPFA International Diploma in Financial Crime Management 04 2018

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