Background legal and procedural knowledge and implementation skills contribute to civil and criminal procedures, communication and relationship building skills enable the CFI to work with legal professionals such as lawyers, judges, magistrates and other law enforcement professionals to achieve common aims.
CFIs gather evidence, review accounts and other professional documents, understands and is able to search information sources and recognises material protected in law. He/she understands surveillance and when its use is necessary and proportionate.
The CFI handles confrontation and assesses and mitigates risk through effective planning. A competent CFI briefs, communicates, is aware of roles and responsibilities, is accountable for actions and decisions and able to explain them to others.
The course is delivered through a blend of monthly full day digitally-led seminars with coaching from a counter fraud professional and online and offline resources. Activity is supported with access to expert pastoral and mental health care to enable them to succeed in what can be a difficult role. We deliver nationally.
All teaching is presently delivered remotely and there is an active programme of starts despite Covid-19.
The public sector trusts JGA with specialist apprenticeships. Existing clients include the Cabinet Office, Defra, DHSC, GCS, House of Commons plus GMCA, Manchester, Bristol, Salford, Coventry, Camden councils and others.