CLEAR is pleased to announce it will offer the Basic National Certified Investigator/Inspector Training (NCIT) program in St. Louis from September 30-October 2, 2013.
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:
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
315 Chestnut St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
Hotel website: http://stlouisarch.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-stlouisarch/
Online reservations: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/CLEAR13
Note:The cut-off date for reservations at the discounted CLEAR group rate of $149 US single/double plus applicable taxes is September 9, 2013. Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-421-1442 and mentioning the "2013 CLEAR Annual Conference." The discounted group rate will be available until September 9 or until the block sells out, whichever comes first.
GoBest Express Airport Shuttle is available from the airport to the hotel at a rate of typically $17 one-way per person. Taxis are at a typical rate of $35 one-way per person. Valet parking at the hotel is available for $26/day with in-out privileges. Self-parking is available for $20/day with in-out privileges.
NCIT attendees may also be interested in the Thursday morning NCIT workshop, Communication Skills and the Art of Persuasion, scheduled for 8:00-11:00 am. Attendees of the NCIT in St. Louis are also eligible to attend the Investigator Issues Discussion Group on Thursday, 11:00 am - noon only at no additional charge.
CLEAR cancellation policy:
Registrant substitutions are welcome. Cancellations must be received in writing by August 30, 2013 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.