Get to grips with 21st century investigations with some of the best digital investigation training courses in the UK

What training courses do we offer?

Here is a list of the training courses we are currently running. Please contact us if you are interested in something that isn't on here yet.

Griffeye Analyze DI Core training - 2 day

A typical Analyze DI user normally uses only a fraction of the software’s full capacity. Through better utilisation of the software it is possible to increase both effectiveness and quality of investigations.

This two-day Analyze DI in-class training course, has been developed to provide attendees with detailed instructions on the features and functions of Analyze DI, and how to use them to reduce workload, achieve better results, and solve more cases in a shorter amount of time.

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Oxygen Forensics Complete - 3 day course

Students will obtain a start to finish education on the use of Oxygen Forensic® Detective. The course adds to the Basic and Expert course by introducing advanced methods of Smart Device collections and data analysis.

Students will examine collect and analyse data from iOS, Android, and Windows Phone smart devices.

Students will work to obtain physical images, understand file system formats, storage methods and evidence locations. They'll receive training and instruction on cloud storage and extraction techniques using Oxygen Forensic® Detective.

SQLite database data is extremely important to today’s smart device examinations. Not only will students receive training on the SQLite database format and creating SQL queries, but Property Lists, recovering deleted data, write-ahead-logs, shared-memory-files and interpreting database artifacts using the SQLite Viewer and secondary tools are covered.

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Paraben Mobile Fast Track 2.0

Paraben’s Mobile Fast Track course focuses on what’s needed to be successful when dealing with smartphones in your investigations.

It goes through acquisition and analysis of all types of smartphones and includes legacy devices, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Android, and iOS devices.

Your will review how these devices work and are structured as well as how to acquire and find the evidence on this intensive 3-day course.

After the course is complete students are offered an examination to become a DS Certified Smartphone Examiner. The process to complete this certification is all done within the course.

Students must:
• Complete all three days of the course
• Complete labs from course
• Complete comprehensive course examination and gain at least a 80% pass mark

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Digital investigations for police supervisors (DMCs, sergeants & inspectors)

This one-day immersive course has been designed specifically for police supervisors. It's for those with the responsibility over DMIs as well as all police supervisors in an investigative capacity.

Building upon the foundations of the initial DMI training module, this fast-paced, interactive scenario based training is designed to present the supervisor with new knowledge within the digital environment.

It helps supervisors to understand the DMI role and capabilities better and utilise the resource in the very best way for investigations.

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Introduction to digital investigations for police SIOs (senior investigation officers awareness) - 1 day

Digital intelligence is a new, fast-moving - and sometimes confusing - investigation discipline which can be shrouded in mystery, leaving the SIO without a full picture of the opportunities it presents.

This one-day awareness course gives the SIO the overview of what can - and should - be done. It reveals the full power of digital evidence and how it can be used to unlock an investigation.

Those who want a more in-depth understanding should follow up with the two-day SIO course.

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Digital investigations for police SIOs (senior investigation officers) - 2 day course

Digital intelligence is a significant part of all major investigations today. But can all SIOs say, hand on heart, that they know exactly what it can do for them? Do you understand the opportunities and how to avoid the pitfalls? Do you know how to take full charge and make the very best of this valuable resource?

This two-day course puts SIOs at the full command of digital intelligence as part of an investigation. It gives them the knowledge and expertise to use digital intelligence in the most efficient and effective way.

The two-day course - which carries 8 CPD credits for PIP 3 & 4 officers - gives a good in-depth understanding of digital investigations for SIOs. The two-day course can be done as a stand alone or as a follow up to the one-day awareness of digital forensics course run at the Avatu Academy.

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Digital Media Investigator course with CPD (DMI with CPD)

This one-day immersive course has been conceptualised around the on-going training and development needs of the Digital Media Investigator role.

Building upon the foundations of the initial DMI training module (most specialist digital media police investigators had via the College of Policing), this fast paced, interactive scenario is designed to present delegates with implementation and operational challenges and situations which many may not have yet have faced in their day-to-day role since completing their initial DMI training and being deployed in force.

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Communications data acquisition and analysis

This course provides people with an understanding of communications data and the skills needed to identify, acquire and analyse comms data for use as either intelligence or evidence.

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Digital investigation insight for HR professionals

This course allows your business to take a proactive approach towards workplace investigations. It gives HR professionals the skills and confidence to carry out a workplace investigation following forensically sound policies and procedures. It makes sure investigations come to an efficient and effective conclusion with the minimum of business disruption, risk and legal costs.

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Cyber crime and security

This course gives anyone who is not tech savvy, a jargon-free but comprehensive understanding of the rapidly evolving cybercrime and security arena.

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Digital forensics investigations

This course teaches people to forensically retrieve data from mobile phones, computers and other digital storage devices. You will learn how to apply an investigative mindset to interrogating multiple complex data sets, understand their content and its implications, and then present the findings as evidence.

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Digital investigation co-ordination

This course provides investigators, HR teams and auditors with vital knowledge in the individual disciplines of communications data, digital forensics and open source intelligence, cyber crime and social media. But it goes beyond this to combine these tactics with other disciplines and data sources when formulating a digital strategy. This starts at a five-day course.

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Open source online investigations

This course gives online investigators, HR teams and auditors the ability to safely and lawfully gather information and intelligence from the internet

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Social media risks, policy and security

This course provides anyone who uses the internet and social media with a solid grasp of the potential risks as well as techniques to stay safe and secure online.

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Upcoming training courses

Here are the courses we already have in the diary. 

When:
15-16 November 2017, 9am-5pm

Where:
Avatu Academy

Griffeye Analyze DI Core training - 2 day

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When:
5-6 December 2017, 9am-5pm

Where:
Avatu Academy

Griffeye Analyze DI Core training - 2 day

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When:
more dates tbc, 9am-5pm

Where:
Avatu Academy

Oxygen Forensics Complete - 3 day course

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When:
more dates tbc, 8am to 5pm

Where:
Avatu Academy

Paraben Mobile Fast Track 2.0

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