To provide all staff who work in a counter fraud investigative environment with the necessary knowledge and understanding to effectively apply legislation that governs the investigation process and procedure.
On completion of the course students should be able to:
- State the main provisions of the relevant sections of the PACE Act 1984 and Codes of Practic
- Differentiate between the different ways evidence is obtained and how to obtain admissible evidence legally
- Describe how the Human Rights Act 1998, Data Protection Act 1998 and the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 impact on investigations
- Define the main provisions of legislation covering equality and surveillance and their impact on the investigation
- Identify and describe the main provisions of the legislation covering disclosure
- Distinguish between sensitive and non-sensitive material
- Demonstrate their learning using case study material
Who should attend
- All staff whose duties include the investigation of fraud
- All Counter Fraud Managers whose duties include the quality assurance of investigations
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; power points and case studies. The training is fully evaluated with results fed back to the organisation.
Assessment and trainers
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 their field.
Duration and student numbers
One day with a maximum of twelve.