Regional Exam Centre: North West

Distance Learn Option / Home Study

The Level Three Award for Professional Investigators is your pathway to training, knowledge and procedural competence – the, “Route-map”, for your private investigator licence (Should licensing be introduced). The Level 3 Professional Investigator Award is required to enter most of the trade bodies that represent the UK’s professional investigators and is your proof of investigative competency to employers and customers. Choose a trainer that supplies knowledge, expertise and a proven and authoritative training regime. 

Utilise our decades of front line private investigator experience and knowledge. Our daily experience with Burton Regan Limited means that we are authoritative about relevancy and the skill levels required in a rapidly evolving profession.

We are available throughout your investigation career – offering further learning, training and real work opportunities. Look at our process server and other training options to expand your skill set. We support and assist. The SFJ Awards Level 3 Award For Professional Investigators is listed on the ofqual register which regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments.


 The SFJ 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.

(Skills for Justice) SFJ Awards Level 3 Award For Professional Investigators : European Qualification Framework Level 4: Qualification Number: 600/3345/9

This Award fulfils the Security Industry Authority remit for potential SIA Private Investigator Licences – make sure you are wary when selecting your training supplier / package.