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Course Details

Statement and note taking


Courts have in the past been heavily critical of the manner in which statements are presented – in effect muddled and lacking structure.

This course outlines the now nationally used / taught 5 part system together with advice as to planning, preparation and note taking.

RSL deliver a series of courses covering statement taking and note takings from a basic to advanced level.

RSl courses can stand alone or form part of a broader development programme – PIP2 serious and complex and specialist.

All courses are College of Policing and National Occupational Standards compliant

Our courses are suitable for multiple audiences and are bespoked to the needs of the client.

Learning Objectives

Learner will leave this course with an understanding of

  • Planning and Preparation
  • Note taking / time lines
  • Setting ground rules
  • Structuring a statement
  • Interview styles and questions
  • Obtaining an account
  • Evaluation
  • legislation and policies and procedures

Course Length

  • 1 to 2 days

Featured Modules

  • SE3R
  • Rapport building
  • Ground rules
  • Interview structures
  • Cognitive
  • Significant witness
  • Vulnerable / intimidated
  • 5 part system
  • Account
  • Memory joggers
  • Evaluation
  • Legislation
  • Visually recorded interviews
  • Non – crime  investigations

Target Client Sectors

  • Police
  • Immigration
  • Probation
  • Overseas territories
  • Banks / Insurance
  • Social care
  • NHS
  • Education
  • Fire Service
  • Charities

Please note, this course is not for individuals. We only deliver this course to organisations with 5 or more delegates.

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