The S2 Principles of Private Investigations Course is designed to prepare students for employment in the field of private investigations. In this 32-hour distance learning course, students are provided with a detailed examination of investigative subjects including ethics, investigations law, background investigations, public and private records searches, interviewing techniques, report writing, surveillance, locating people, trial preparation, and more.
This course is recommended for new private investigations students located outside of Florida in addition to licensed private investigators seeking to improve their existing knowledge and skills.
Liability and Legal Issues • Ethics in Private Investigations • Report Writing • Equipment & Technology • Public and Private Sources of Information • Major Law and Restrictions • Surveillance • Interviewing and Truth Verification • Background Investigations • Evidence Collection and Handling • Preparation for Court
This Internet-based training program includes
the following S2 Online Academy lessons:
Total completion time for this course is approximately 32 hours.
Testing And Documentation
The final exam for this course is administered online as a 100-question multiple-choice test. Upon completion of the test, the score is automatically graded and documented in the student's "My Courses" transcript (accessible from the "My Account" page). In accordance with S2 Online course policy, the student must complete the online test with a passing score of 80% or better to receive a Certificate of Training. If the student does not pass the test the first time, the student has one opportunity to re-test.
Click the button below to enroll in 'Principles of Private Investigations'
S2 Members: $303.20
New Private Investigators (Non-Florida)
100 questions, multiple-choice
||PC: Windows 98 or above
Macintosh: OS X or above
Linux: Flash 7 browser plugin & accelerated X
||Browser capable of supporting Flash Player 7
Macromedia Flash Player 7 or later - Click here to get the latest version of Flash Player.
||128 MB RAM
||Pentium III 600 MHz or faster processor / OR Mac G4 600 MHz or faster
||High speed Internet - ADSL, Cable, T1+ (>=512 kBps)
Click the button below to enroll in
'Principles of Private Investigations'