PerpetuityARC Training attains IQ Level 5 accreditation for course enabling effective and compliant workplace investigations.

HAMPSHIRE, UK ** NOVEMBER 2018 PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, is proud to announce that its Advanced Investigation Techniques course has attained IQ Level 5 accreditation. The five-day classroom course provides security and HR professionals, general managers and people working in compliance and audit roles with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct effective, legally compliant investigations.

Advanced Investigation Techniques is ideal for professionals working in the private sector who have completed the Workplace Investigations and Interviewing course (BTEC Level 4) or already have knowledge and experience of workplace investigations and interviews. The comprehensive syllabus covers: ethics, principles and policy of investigation; incident scene management and evidence recovery; and human factors including interview skills, problem solving and report preparation. Specific topics addressed include:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the advanced investigator
  • Integrity policies and ‘whistleblowing’ considerations
  • Transparency versus confidentiality
  • Investigation structure, accountability and reporting lines
  • Disclosure issues
  • Key legislation
  • Vital forensic principles
  • Cyber issues
  • Early liaison with legal and judiciary advisors
  • The importance of research
  • Types and characteristics of witnesses
  • Identification and recognition of coping strategies
  • Personal resilience, patience and focus
  • Welfare and support

The awarding body, Industry Qualifications, has a reputation for being best in class in terms of assessment integrity and customer service. The organisation is approved by the UK’s regulators of qualifications: Ofqual, CCEA, Qualifications Wales and SQA.

Sarah Hayward-Turton, Head of Sales at Linx International Group, states: “We are proud that this important and extremely relevant course has the deserved prestige of IQ Level 5 accreditation.

“When conducting a workplace investigation, adherence to due process and attention to detail is everything. This course gives those responsible the guidance, skills and confidence to take control and handle the investigation correctly, fairly and consistently.”

The next Advanced Investigation Techniques course takes place from 22 to 26 July 2019 in Oxford. Non-residential places cost £1995 plus VAT, with 10% discount available if booked more than 12 weeks in advance. PerpetuityARC Training can also deliver the course in-house.

About PerpetuityARC Training

Part of Linx International Group, PerpetuityARC Training delivers an extensive portfolio of internationally accredited security management courses. It is the trusted training provider for a large and diverse global client base of public and private sector organisations, including many FTSE 100 companies. Training is provided by practising subject matter experts at open courses in world-class facilities and in-house programmes delivered on-site. The company also boasts an extensive portfolio of innovative and interactive eLearning courses.

PerpetuityARC Training is the combination of Perpetuity Academy and ARC Training’s 30 years of experience.  The company is the exclusive provider of the Security Institute’s award-winning Security Management BTEC Level 3 Certificate, BTEC Level 5 Diploma and IQ Level 7 Advanced Diploma. Its portfolio also includes ASIS CPP® and PSP® qualifications and the MSc International Security and Risk Management course (in collaboration with the University of South Wales).


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