Course Description

The investigator’s job is to seek out, develop, and collect information, and deliver it to their client in a suitable format. This information must be useful enough to act as evidence or proof. Not all sources of information can be trusted, and it is the investigator’s role to help uncover the truth or facts of a situation while remaining unbiased. This course will covers the basics of private investigating, including:

  • obtaining information legally 
  • effectively observing and recording information
  • surveillance techniques and investigative aids
Additional Information

Available anytime online, you will have up to four months to complete this course.

Recognition

Complete all six courses to earn the Certificate of Achievement and you won't need to write the provincial exam when you apply for a private investigation license in Alberta. 

Required Textbook (used for all Private Investigation courses): 

The Everything Private Investigation Book: Master the Techniques of the Pros to Examine Evidence, Trace Down People, and Discover the Truth (Everything Series). ISBN 9781598695359.

Recommended

Register for this course first.  Register for the next five courses, in any order, one or two at a time.

Basic computer skills, keyboarding and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word.

Course Offerings


Any-time Online

A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place at times and locations of the learners own choosing through the use of online communications technologies. Learners are NOT required to participate in any scheduled learning activities, but scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Jun 8, 2022 - Oct 8, 2022

Hours

30

Price

$415.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Jul 13, 2022 - Nov 13, 2022

Hours

30

Price

$415.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Aug 10, 2022 - Dec 10, 2022

Hours

30

Price

$415.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Sep 14, 2022 - Jan 14, 2023

Hours

30

Price

$415.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Oct 12, 2022 - Feb 12, 2023

Hours

30

Price

$415.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Nov 9, 2022 - Mar 9, 2023

Hours

30

Price

$415.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Dec 14, 2022 - Apr 14, 2023

Hours

30

Price

$415.00 CAD

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