Level 3 Professional Investigators

EDI Approved Level 3 Award Professional Investigators Course

The qualification is based on the SIA specifications for core competency training for Private Investigators, which covers the necessary understanding and skills required by individuals to operate as Professional Investigators.

To provide the learner with the basic knowledge and understanding to ensure the provision of a professional level of service as a Professional Investigator; and to address the proposed licensing requirements in the SIA regulated, operational environment.
This qualification will develop understanding of:

  1. Preparing to carry out an investigatio
  2. Gathering information in support of an investigation
  3. Reporting the findings of an investigation
  4. Knowing and complying with the laws, regulations and codes of practice

Structure of the Qualification
EDI Level 3 Award for Professional Investigators will be awarded to learners who successfully complete the following 3 mandatory units:

Unit 1 Preparing to carry out an investigation
Unit 2 Gather information in support of an investigation
Unit 3 Report the findings of an investigation

Previous learning requirements
What learners will need to know before starting the programme

There is no pre-requisite knowledge or skills required before commencing this programme but some basic IT skills would be useful. See below.

What level of key skills will be required?
Learners need to be working to at least level 2 communication/literacy and numeracy skills. Some basic IT skills will also be required.

This programme is designed to meet the needs of individuals who require a qualification whch will enable them to apply for a Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence for Private Investigators (when licensing comes into effect) thus leading directly into employment. Candidates can progress to HE BSs investigation courses

No course booking is guaranteed without a deposit. The full balance of your course fees must be received by us in cleared funds at least 7 days in advance of the start date of your course.
Course Fee
£1950.00 including exam fee, certificate and relevant equipments
Assessment methods
The units are assessed by an externally set and marked on line test.