Investigative Interviewing

The aim of the training is to increase the quantity and quality of information elicited from a witness to an incident. It focuses on obtaining information from an individual or individuals who are providing an account of an incident and who may be treated as a witness. Examples might be following up an infringement or suspected infringement of Health and Safety regulations, a disciplinary hearing/enquiry or investigating any enforcement areas for which an organisation are responsible.

Course Length: 1 eight hour day to include lunch and refreshment breaks
Venue: On site at client’s premises
Number of Delegates: Maximum of 12
Cost: Circa £850 to include all materials and associated expenses (not VAT registered). NB. this is a price for delivery of the course with up to 12 delegates, NOT a per delegate price.

Course Aim

  1. Conduct an effective and purposeful interview of a witness and elicit meaningful information and evidence which can be used (if required) in any subsequent enquiry or investigation.

Course Outcomes

  1. List the areas to consider when planning and preparing to interview a witness
  2. Plan and prepare for an interview with a witness
  3. Explain the interview approach for a co-operative and willing interviewee
  4. Use appropriate questions to obtain an interviewee’s account
  5. Write a witness statement from their interview notes
  6. Evaluate the information obtained

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