Investigative Interviewing

Classroom Blended

What the training covers

  • Preparing and thoroughly plan an interview using the PEACE model, including a strategy for questioning and the best use of evidence
  • Identifying and applying appropriate professional, ethical and legal interviewing practices through adoption of the PEACE model
  • Defining a range of questioning techniques• Building an effective rapport
  • The importance of allowing the suspect to provide an account
  • How conversation management skills enhance the investigative interview
  • The interviewer’s responsibilities under the PACE Act 1984
  • How information, intelligence and evidence should be gathered, recorded and managed with due regard to the Data Protection Act 2018, the Human Rights Act 1998 and the guidelines of the Criminal Justice System
  • How to professionally handle the presence of third parties
  • Pre interview briefings and disclosure with legal representatives
  • How to use role play to demonstrate a successful audio recorded interview within the constraints of the legislation, applying the requirements of the PACE Act 1984 and Codes of Practice
  • Evaluating performance as an interviewer and identifying any learning points from it


Students have the opportunity to assess their learning through the completion of a multiple choice question test and, on successful completion, receive a certificate to evidence their Continuing Professional Development.  The course is delivered by experienced and qualified Counter Fraud trainers who are subject matter experts in the field of investigative interviewing.


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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, between the hours of 8am to 8pm:

Peter Darby | 07714 216126

Malcolm Hollett | 07522 394883