Law, Evidence, Procedure, and Best Practice

Course level : Short courses

The way evidence is gathered has a major impact on successful regulatory control, enforcement and/or prosecution.

In partnership with Bond Solon, this practical, structured course equips delegates who have regulatory, enforcement and/or prosecution responsibilities with essential knowledge of the law, evidence, and procedure for their day-to-day roles in conducting investigations.

You’ll learn how to gather evidence to best-practice standards so that it’s relevant, admissible, and credible.

This course can count towards the 8-day nationally recognised qualification - the Advanced Professional Certificate in Investigative Practice - or towards the 2-day Advanced Award in Law, Evidence, and Procedure & Best Practice.

  • Understanding relevant legislation
  • The Human Rights Act and related law
  • Explaining and applying the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) and the Codes
  • Recognising and obtaining different types of evidence: oral, documentary, real and hearsay
  • How to collect evidence and maintain continuity of exhibits
  • Distinguishing between facts, assumptions, and opinions
  • Analysis and evaluation of evidence (case analysis)
  • Best practice in record-keeping, note-taking, and handling disclosure

Duration: 2 days
Format: Virtual classroom

Price: £550 + tax

"The Law, Evidence Procedure and Best Practice course is a real eye opener. I strongly recommend it to anybody with an interest in enforcement"
Maurice Njoku, Tenancy team Leader, Slough Borough Council

"Excellent, well-paced, thoroughly interesting and relevant."
Loss Prevention Officer, Staples UK Ltd

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Alternatively contact us on: +44(0)121 362 7534 / icainfo@int-comp.org (Course information)

or +44(0)121 362 7533 / learningsupport@int-comp.org (Enrolled learners)

or +44 (0) 121 362 7503 / epa@int-comp.org (End Point Assessment)