Counter Fraud

Accredited Counter Fraud Technician (ACFTech)


The aim of the Peter Darby Associates Accredited Counter Fraud Technician course is to provide a specialist training package which, on successful completion, will allow students with an investigatory role at the technician level to carry out their duties in an informed and professional manner.

What the training covers

The evolution of countering fraud; the cost of fraud; definitions of fraud and corruption; types of fraud; prevention; deterrence; detection; understanding legislation; evidential requirements, points to prove, penalties; Fraud Act 2006; Theft Act 1968; specific criminal legislation relevant to your organisation; the investigation life cycle and case management; evidence gathering and best evidence rule; intelligence led fraud investigations; the intelligence cycle; OSINT enquiries; identity fraud and the Identity Documents Act 2010; impact of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Human Rights Act 1998; proportionality and necessity; the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 and the disclosure process; the four R’s; completing disclosure schedules; completing witness statements; exhibits; continuity; investigative interviewing; questioning skills; listening skills; NVC’s; the PEACE model.

Who should attend

  • All staff looking for a career in fraud
  • Staff who have transferred to counter fraud investigation support duties and are seeking to attain an accredited qualification

Why choose PDA?

  • The most competitively priced ACFTech course available
  • Delivered by experienced and qualified Counter Fraud trainers who are subject matter experts in their field
  • Added value
    • 20 level four credits (10 more than the minimum requirement of 10)
    • Full evaluation with results fed back to the organisation
  • Go to our Testimonials to see what our students say about our ACFTech training
  • The confidence of knowing returning customers choose our training
  • Full post course support

Course delivery

The course is very interactive being practical skills and knowledge based. Training methodologies include classroom based learning; trainer led discussion; syndicate and pair working; quiz activities; DVD’s and CD’s; power points; role actor and case studies.

Assessment and trainers

Students have the opportunity to assess their learning through the completion of a multiple choice question test and a subjective learning assignment. The course is accredited by the University of Portsmouth and successful completion of the course results in the award of the Accredited Counter Fraud Technician.

Duration and student numbers

Five days classroom training with a maximum of eight.

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Contact us

Located in Dartmouth, Devon in the UK, PDA provide training both nationally and internationally.

For further information on any of our products and services please contact either Peter or Malcolm:

Peter Darby | 07714 216126

Malcolm Hollett | 07522 394883