CLEAR is pleased to announce it will offer the Basic National Certified Investigator/Inspector Training (NCIT) program in Boston, Massachusetts from September 14-16, 2015.
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)
This program is offered in conjunction with CLEAR's Annual Educational Conference, September 17-19, 2015.
HOTEL and TRAINING LOCATION:
The Boston Park Plaza is located 3 miles from Logan International Airport and only blocks from Boston Garden, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and all of Boston's most historic landmarks.
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street | Boston
CLEAR has secured a discounted group rate of US$169 per night (single/double occupancy, plus applicable taxes). Please use the access code CLEAR to secure the group rate. The discounted room rate is available until August 21, 2015 at 5p.m. EDT or until the block sells out, whichever comes first. After this cut-off date, reservations may be made based on availability and at the hotel's prevailing rate.
*Please be advised that the Boston Park Plaza has sold out of CLEAR's room block for the night of Saturday, September 19, 2015. You may secure a room on that night at a reduced rate of $229 + taxes. All other nights remain available at the conference hotel rate of $169/night + taxes. If you encounter any difficulties, please contact Emily Glass at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alert: Exhibitor Housing Services is not affiliated with CLEAR or this event. CLEAR has not released attendee information to Exhibitor Housing Services. If you receive a scam email or phone call from Exhibitor Housing Services, please do not follow their instructions for booking hotel accommodations for the CLEAR conference and training. Please use the above information to book your hotel room.
Airport Shuttle -
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Boston Super Shuttle
US$16 each way | www.supershuttle.com
GO Boston Shuttle
US$17 each way | www.gobostonshuttle.com
Taxis are at a typical rate of $35 one-way per person. Valet parking at the hotel is available for $48/day.
CLEAR Learning Sponsorship Opportunities
CLEAR cancellation policy:
Registrant substitutions are welcome. Cancellations must be received in writing by August 8, 2015 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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