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Private Investigator

(11 customer reviews)



Private Investigator Diploma

The job of a private investigator (PI) includes many fascinating and intriguing events, making it one of the most pursued careers for young people today. The fast-paced modern life has also led to increasing in criminal activities like fraud and identity theft creating a high demand for skilled and trained Private Investigators. Private investigators discover and explore information for people who hire them. The services that a PI offers range from physical protection, personal inquiries and background checks, criminal investigations, and child custody cases to fraudulent insurance claims. The nature of the job also changes according to the case and also the client.

Depending on skill and training, a private investigator could specialise in investigating corporate, forensic, legal, insurance or financial matters. It is up to the individual choice to take up an area that one is comfortable with, enjoys and is interested in. Thus, one can become a general investigator or work on special cases ranging from marital disputes, custody battles, high-tech intelligence gathering for multi-national corporations or investigating criminal profiles. A private investigator also may work alone or as a part of an agency.

Those who take up the course of PI would learn interrogation methods, surveillance tactics and ways to collect evidence. They also learn about the legal aspects of different types of undercover investigations, tactical strategies, surveillance and ways to avoid simple mistakes in investigating. The course gives details about insurance claims and the methods of investigation involved in each. It also informs about skills ranging from identifying fraud to testifying in courtrooms are also taken up. The course also focuses on the use of technologies in fingerprinting, ballistics and related techniques, and also about the technology used in surveillance.

This course will be beneficial to those who are employed or seeking employment with professions with a unique set of skills to gather information about various cases in different areas and fields. The course will place the learner in an advantageous position over their colleagues and also provide an advantage while applying for new jobs or promotions. Those who are not listed as Private Investigators but are expected to benefit from the course are auditors or forensic accountants, corruption investigators, counsellors or psychologists, customs officers, complaints officers, corrective service officers, council compliance officers, surveillance team members, debt collectors, environmental protection officers, forensic specialists, fraud prevention officers, genealogists or family historians, investigation managers, insurance claims assessment officers, interviewers, journalists, parks and wildlife officers, police officers, policy development officers, quarantine inspectors, research officers, security officers, legal professionals and paralegals and workplace health and safety inspectors.

What you will learn

1: Becoming a private investigator

2: Theft

3: Tracing

4: Surveillance

5: Electronic equipment and counter-espionage – polygraphic calibrator

6: Repossession

7: Process Serving

8: Interviewing and Interrogation

11 reviews for Private Investigator

  1. Roger Nash
    5 out of 5

    excellent course

  2. Glen clark
    5 out of 5

    Very informative

  3. Vitalis Amachigh
    4 out of 5

    Interesting and informative

  4. pauledwardmilnes
    5 out of 5

    i enjoyed the course very much and will prove useful in the future

    5 out of 5

    Very good course and overview of topic. Also some very good tips for a newcomer.

  6. neillhudson2@gmail.com
    5 out of 5

    Absolutely fantastic, I done this course to help after becoming seriously ill, the more I got into it the more I became fascinated in it. I don’t know how I am going to use it now. …… Any ideas from anyone.

  7. Suresh Bridglal
    3 out of 5

    Excellent Course very informative. i ask my TEAM to take this course

  8. Suresh Bridglal
    5 out of 5

    Excellent Course very informative , i ask my Team to take this course 5 stars

  9. Krishen Alex Bridglal
    5 out of 5

    Very Informative course , this will help me in my job.
    i will recommend to my Team to take this course

  10. Rajiv Kevin Bridglal
    5 out of 5

    Excellent course .

  11. Garfield Ramnauth
    5 out of 5

    Excellent course , looking forward to upcoming courses

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Course Outcomes

After completing the course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript from Elearn college.


Each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination. This exercise will help you recall the major aspects covered in the unit and help you ensure that you have not missed anything important in the unit. The results are readily available, which will help you see your mistakes and look at the topic once again. If the result is satisfactory, it is a green light for you to proceed to the next chapter.


Elearn College is a registered Ed-tech company under the UK Register of Learning( Ref No:10062668). After completing a course, you will be able to download the certificate and the transcript of the course from the website. For the learners who require a hard copy of the certificate and transcript, we will post it for them for an additional charge.

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