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Ensuring that civil, criminal and regulatory investigations are carried out to best practice standards
This qualification will give you the essential legal knowledge, expertise and skills to carry out an investigation of any kind in a professional manner and to secure relevant and admissible evidence.
If you are particularly interested in counter fraud investigations, find out more about our CIPFA Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist and Accredited Counter Fraud Technician qualifications.
Each of the programme modules listed below are also offered as short one or two day courses, allowing you to update skills in specific areas without needing to complete the full qualification. You can search for these by name on the main training page.
Candidates choose one of the following three modules
This course is ideal if you carry out investigations as part of your role. For example, if you are a finance director, human resource manager, monitoring officer, senior auditor, senior health and safety, environmental health and trading standards investigator, standards committee member or a senior manager involved in financial, employment, misconduct and regulatory investigations and complaints.
The programme consists of six mandatory modules and one optional module. It is delivered over four to six months (depending on which optional modules taken) and a total of 12 classroom days.
You will undertake classroom-based training and post-course written assessments.
On successful completion, you will be accredited with the CIPFA Certificate in Investigative Practice Qualification and BTEC Level 7 Qualifications.
This accredited programme is offered both in-house and at locations across the UK.
For more information about running it at your location, please contact the training team on 020 7543 5600 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For date and location details, please search our accredited training calendar.
If no dates are currently scheduled, please contact email@example.com to discuss future dates or having the course delivered in-house.
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