The SFJ Awards Level 3 Award For Professional Investigators is the mechanism by which private investigators confirm and demonstrate knowledge and professionalism. In the absence of licencing – “Self-Regulation” is the order of the day.
The SFJ Awards Level 3 Award For Professional Investigators fulfils the Security Industry Authority remit for SIA Private Investigator Licences and the competency criteria for potential Business Licencing / Sector Governance – make sure you are wary when selecting your training supplier / package.
The main UK trade bodies, claims investigation organisations, surveillance firms, legal firms, litigation support services and operatives throughout the private investigator sector choose the qualifications delivered by Burton Regan Limited
We use a university grade platform and favour the “blended learning model” – combining webinar sessions on investigative topics with our library of e-learn resources
Special Offer : Book onto Level 3 Professional INVESTIGATOR Award Exam Course
and get access to private investigator school e-learn:
Completing Investigations – Theory and best Practice around GDPR / DPA
and E-Learn Process Server Training for free!
Your main tutor is the Lead Examiner for the Professional Private Investigator Sector (Pearson Plc).
Kevin John Regan is a founding members of the Association of British Investigators Academy (Formed in 2014). The academy thrives today because of the foundations that were set down at the first meeting – trainers offering high quality learning material and teaching to achieve, in the first instance the Licence Linked Level 3 Professional Investigator Award.
Existing, established professional private investigators choose our training to comply with industry best practice and many staff members at centres around the UK have taken the Burton Regan Ltd / Private Investigator Training UK route, indeed investigator trade association members and their affiliates who have undertaken the training – makes it close to 350 successful candidates to date.
12/06/2006 – Richard Newman our Internal Verifier / Quality Assurance Assessor worked with Skills For Security and developed the National Occupational Standards for private investigators
15/01/2011 – We completed the first Professional Investigator Award Exam for EDI / Pearson in Surrey
10/10/2013 – Kevin Regan our main tutor was appointed by Pearson / Edexcel as the Lead Examiner for the Private Investigator Sector
20/07/2014 – We are founding members of the ABI Academy
16/05/2019 – Kevin Regan receives the Frank Martin Award from the Association of British Investigators
14/03/2020 – We run the first SFJ Awards Level 3 Award For Professional Investigators exam in London at the original home of the Metropolitan Police and the first “Scotland Yard”
Kevin was appointed as the Pearson Edexcel Lead Examiner for the Investigation Sector in 2013. Kevin has retained his position and continues to develop qualifications and deal with the minutia of detail that the worlds biggest education company demands. One little known aspect of Kevin’s work with Pearson is the “Credit and levelling” of qualifications…assigning and quantifying, “Scope” and “Value”. This unique skill ensures that Kevin can assign your CPD points (Continuing Professional Development) with genuine authority.
Kevin has been active at ABI Branch level. As the Chair and Secretary of the Northern Branch he organised bi annual meeting for members at Manchester and Wetherby – Building Skills, Gaining Knowledge & Creating Business, these events attracted the industries best presenters and speakers. The Legal Aid Agency (An executive agency of the Ministry of Justice) were the keynote speakers at the February 2020 meeting at Wetherby.
Kevin’s progression and development is predicated on a bed rock of learning and experience acquired when working over a period of decades at Associated Detectives (London), Nationwide Investigations Group (Manchester), Anglo European Private Detectives Limited (Leeds) – currently: Burton Regan Limited.
Our Licence Linked training exceeds the parameters and scope of the anticipated Business Licence / SIA / Home Office Licence for Private Investigators