CLEAR is pleased to announce it will offer the Basic National Certified Investigator/Inspector Training (NCIT) program in Austin, Texas from April 7-9, 2015. Registration will open as soon as a venue is finalized.
CLEAR’s Basic Program provides a three day, hands-on training and certification program in investigation and inspection techniques and procedures. Participants will receive:
Day One: (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
Check-in and registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., coffee and continental breakfast items will be provided.
Introduction and Welcome: A member of CLEAR's staff and an instructor review the NCIT curriculum and answer any questions about the training program (0.5 hour)
Professional Conduct: Learn how to develop professional attitudes, conducts and relationships with other regulatory and law enforcement agencies (1.5 hour)
Principles of Administrative Law & the Regulatory Process: Provides the basic guidelines to understanding administrative law and procedure and the regulatory process (2 hours)
Investigative Process: Teaches a basic understanding of the investigative process including the intake of complaints, investigative planning and the execution of an investigative plan (4 hours)
Day Two: (8:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.)
Principles of Evidence: Reviews sources of evidence law, types and forms of evidence and the rules and use of evidence in administrative proceedings (2 hours)
Evidence Collection, Tagging & Storage: Furnishes the student with basic guidelines for gathering evidence, including proper techniques of custody and storage of evidence (2 hours)
Interviewing Techniques: Explains the proper interviewing method, how to establish rapport, and proper and improper questioning techniques. (4 hours)
Day Three: (8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
Overview of Inspections & Inspection Procedures: Reviews the inspector’s role and the specific steps of an inspection; from planning and conducting the inspection to writing the formal report (1 hour)
Report Writing: Teaches students ways to improve factual, investigative reports. Learn how to write a report that is accurate, logical, clear, concise and complete (3 hours)
Testifying in Administrative & Criminal Proceedings: Provides attendees with an understanding of the role of the prosecutor, as well as mental and physical preparation for testifying on the witness stand (2 hours)
Question and Answer Session: Attendees are invited to ask any questions that have not been answered during the course of the training (1 hour)
Examination: a multiple choice exam that tests students’ learning. A score of 70% or better, plus a year of employment with your agency/organization, qualifies the student for CLEAR certification (1 hour)
Schedule is subject to change. Coffee/Tea and Pastries will be provided during a.m. break
Conference and Training Hotel:
Doubletree by Hilton Austin
6505 Interstate Highway - 35 North
Austin, TX 78752
For attendees needing overnight accommodations, a room block has been secured at the rate of $126 (plus tax), call 1-800-347-0330 or 512-454-3737 and let them know you are with the NCIT group by Sunday, March 15 to make reservations.
CLEAR cancellation policy:
Registrant substitutions are welcome. Cancellations must be received in writing at least 28 days prior to the program to receive a full refund. After that date, a $75 US service charge will be subtracted from refunds. Cancellations received after training begins are subject to the full registration fee.
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