We provide training packages to suit any needs, whether it be to a large Insurance company to raise awareness of potential fraud, or an individual setting out to become a private investigator for the first time.
We offer a standard or bespoke service to suit the particular needs of the client as required, and would welcome the chance to give a free consultation to discuss the particular issue as it arises. Please call us for free help and advice on any case you are considering.
How to become a private investigator
There are currently no set entry requirements to become a private investigator.
Experience working in an enforcement or investigative role, with the police, armed forces or local authority, would be useful, but not essential. Your drive, ambition, and willingness to learn is more important.
If you want to be self-employed, you’ll need the ability to run your own business and have (or learn) some legal knowledge around information laws and data protection.
• customer service skills
• verbal communication skills
• active listening skills
• to be thorough and pay attention to detail
• the ability to use your initiative
• persistence and determination
• patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
• analytical thinking skills
• to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
Your day-to-day duties might include:
• monitoring people
• investigating fraudulent insurance or accident claims
• tracing missing people or pets
• handing legal documents to people, known as process serving
• investigating commercial piracy, like copying software illegally
• making background checks on employees or tenants
You could work in an office or from home but your working environment may be emotionally demanding.
With experience, you could become a senior investigator or team manager, or set up your own agency and have other investigators working for you.
If you have the ambition to become a Private Investigator, please contact us for more information.