Investigation Training Courses

Overview of the course

Our Investigation training course  is designed to give workplace and whistleblowing report managers the tools and knowledge they need to conduct effective investigations and manage HR or workplace whistleblowing incidents.


The course will provide attendees with:

  • The knowledge and skills to scope, plan and conduct professional investigations within legislative guidelines
  • How to gather evidence
  • How to conduct interviews
  • How to make impartial decisions
  • Confidence to handle any workplace investigation

Course Content

The course consists of the following modules:

  • Introduction
  • Identify the key legislation relating to the management of whistleblowers
  • Identify the role/responsibilities of an investigator
  • Assess and triage a case based on a review of documentation
  • Seek opportunities for early reparation and resolution
  • Plan and scope investigations
  • Understand the requirement for auditable decision making
  • Conduct effective investigative interviews
  • Structure and prepare an investigation report
  • Identify additional external resources and services that are available


Whether you're looking for online or in-person training, we offer the training and resources to help you successfully investigate and resolve reports.

On-Site Training (1 day)

Our face-to-face classroom training is a day-long course covering the essentials of whistleblowing investigation processes.

In order to facilitate interaction between the trainer and delegates, class sizes are small. This is to ensure we provide an optimal experience for attendees, and that they receive the correct level of attention during the programme.

Online Training (1/2 day)

Our online training sessions typically include 2.5 hours of lessons. In order to facilitate interaction between the trainer and delegates, class sizes are small. This is to ensure we provide an optimal experience for you and your employees, and that they receive the correct level of attention during the programme.

Online sessions are hosted on a secure Microsoft Teams network. During the sessions, delegates are able to see, talk to, and message the trainer. Our trainers are happy to answer any questions you may have and can offer unparalleled expertise.

All our sessions are hands-on, interactive, and cover a number of case studies to give attendees a real-world insight into the investigative process.

Next steps

Complete the form to the right and one of our training staff will contact you to understand your needs, requirements and advise you on the most suitable training solution for your organisation.

Alternatively, call us today on +44 (0) 191516 7720

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Frequently asked questions

The costs vary based on numbers of employees that might access the course and the level of services that the organisation has with Safecall. Please call for more information or complete get in touch via a form.

If you prefer online training, we offer a variety of online courses that you can take from the comfort of your own home or office. Our online courses cover the same material as our in-person courses, and are designed to be interactive and engaging.


Yes, we can organise bespoke training. Please contact Safecall so that we can understand what is required and how it might be delivered.

We also offer workplace investigations training courses throughout the UK. No matter where you're located, we can attend you in your place of work.

Yes, the Investigator Training Course is accredited and counts toward your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

  • Our Investigative Trainers have more than twenty-five years’ experience within the UK Police Force
  • All trainers have PGCE qualifications

Evidence can often not be heard if it is ruled inadmissible due to poor or oppressive practice.

This course will help investigation managers, by giving them confidence to conduct a thorough, professional, and fair that can withstand the rigour of later challenge. The workshop is designed to develop a practitioner’s knowledge and skills enabling them to scope, plan and conduct professional investigations.

  • Full course notes
  • The Safecall Handbook and associated literature will be available online for all delegates
  • Attendees from various businesses and organisations
  • A mix of employee levels
  • A mix of previous experience
  • A mix of previous knowledge

Contact us to book places

One of out trainers will contact you to discuss:

  • Dates and times
  • Number of attendees
  • Format
  • Teaching channel (classroom or online)
  • Costs
  • Suitable case studies
  • Any bespoke elements of the training

Need to Talk to a Whistleblowing System Expert?

Call us on +44 (0) 191516 7720

If you need to give us more detailed information about your business, get in touch with us via a contact form