Investigative Interviewing Course - Level One

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Investigative Interviewing Course - Level One

Aug19

Monday, 17th Oct 2016Thursday, 20th Oct 2016
SA EPA, 250 Victoria Square, Adelaide 5000
Contact:   Kevin Rowley
Email:   Kevin.Rowley@sa.gov.au
Phone:   (08) 8204 1986

The Investigative Interviewing Course aims to provide delegates with the knowledge, understanding and skills to carry out effective investigative interviews.

The tools and techniques learned will help investigators make their investigative interviews more efficient, reducing the need to return to verify or correct material presented to the prosecutor, mitigating and identifying risk whilst adding value and enhancing personal credibility and confidence.

Objectives

By the end of this four-day module, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the Legal responsibilities of the interviewing officer 

  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and conduct effective interviews with witnesses 

  • Understand and demonstrate the PEACE framework of investigative interviewing 

  • Understand and demonstrate the Cognitive Interview model 

  • Understand and demonstrate the Conversation management model of interviewing  

Summary of content 

  • Understanding evidence and information
  • Planning the interview
  • Topic selection
  • Engaging with the interviewee
  • Use of empathy and communication skills
  • Questioning techniques
  • Note taking skills
  • Improved business risk identification
  • Dealing with interviewees, fairly and legally
  • Reducing the risk of the investigation being challenged at tribunal or court
  • Improving workplace efficiency
  • Practical application of learning through mock interviews
  • Statement taking
  • Rules of Disclosure

This four-day couse is $1,500 per person plus expenses.

On successful completion and application through AELERT training, students can apply for “statement of attainment” for two units of competency:

PSPREG411A Gather information through interviews, and

PEPREG407B Produce formal record of interview

For more information and bookings contact Kevin at Kevin.Rowley@sa.gov.au

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