Delegates will receive a comprehensive introduction to counter fraud, focussing on fraud awareness, examining the methodologies of building an anti-fraud culture, together with the gathering of evidence and information to support an investigation. The course also examines the Fraud Act and associated legislation.
Course content: · Introduction to Fraud · Fraud Act and Associated Legislation · Formal Hearings · PACE 1984 · CPIA 1996 (Disclosure of unused material) · Human Rights & Data Protection · Anti-Fraud Culture · Whistleblowing · Communication & Listening Skills · Exhibits · Evidence · Questioning Skills · Statement Taking · PEACE model of interviewing · Intelligence
This course is aimed at anyone in a position to spot fraud at an early stage, claims handlers, analysts, investigative support staff, desktop investigators, or those with a secondary role as a ‘fraud champion’
On successful completion of the course delegates will be awarded the title of ‘Accredited Counter Fraud Technician’ (ACF Tech).
The course is accredited by the Counter Fraud Professional Accreditation Board (CFPAB), supported by the University of Northumbria, and attracts 20 level 4 credits at a Higher Education Institution.