CPD Opportunities


The College and partners organised some exciting one-off CPD activities for CPD week and we will continue to advertise any new opportunities.  Please note that line manager approval is required.

CPD does not have to be time-consuming or costly and can be part of our daily work. National CPD week was about individuals making the most of the development opportunities available to them and finding time to reflect on their own practice and performance. Why not make CPD part of your weekly routine?

Remember, the College's new CPD Framework, CPD Toolkit and CPD Templates can support you in identifying and reflecting on your CPD activities.

​Opportunity ​DateLocation
NPCC - Reinforcing the Joint Response to Child Death - Homicide Working Group

This year's conference will centre on reinforcing the joint response to child death.  Continued learning through shared investigative experiences and exposure to innovative perspectives across all agencies is vital when dealing with these critical investigations.  Delegates will be addressed by speakers from legal, investigatory and academic perspectives during a conference designed to equip managers and practitioners with knowledge and confidence.

For further information or to register with the event please visit the website or contact CJS Event Solutions 0333 222 4061.
​14 March 2017​Marriott Hotel, Leicester
CSE: investigating and managing CSE offences - an SIOs guide Exclusive Workshop

This unique one day workshop is specifically tailored to SIOs to provide practical advice and all the latest thinking during an exploration of the challenges, opportunities and best practice involved in planning, investigating and managing complex CSE investigations.  The workshop is led by Gary Ridgeway, a highly experienced former SIO with a wealth of experience in leading high profile CSE investigations.

The is a cost to this opportunity.  Please contact info@the-investigator.co.uk for further information.
​9 March 2017​Rothley Court Hotel, Leicestershire
Free conference: SIOs and innovation in technology

With a focus on enhancing investigations on the frontline through cutting edge technology and with presentations from leading law enforcement agencies, this exciting event will bring together investigators and industry leaders to debate the current issues and forge valuable partnerships.

Places are limited for this free event - please contact dale@the-investigator.co.uk to reserve your place.
​28 February 2017​West Midlands Police Tally Ho! Conference Centre, Birmingham
Trauma Informed Care Workshop

This two-and-a-half-day workshop aims to increase delegates understanding of the impact of psychological trauma on individuals. It intends to enable workers to become more aware of their communication and build appropriate skills for working with people who have suffered psychological trauma. The workshop is appropriate for people working with adults or children in many settings but may be of particular interest to people in public protection roles.

There is a cost to this opportunity. Please contact us for further details.
16 January 2017
23 January 2017

6 March 2017
University of Worcester
CPD workshops on policing and forensic science at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)

All sessions are lead by experienced practitioners and are in the following areas:

Open source internet investigation/intelligence
Policing and multi-agency collaboration (early action)
Forensic investigation of sexual offences
The limitation of current DNA evidence
Forensic interpretation for the legal profession
Forensic photography

For more information please contact Lauren McLoughlin at UCLAN.
Sessions run from January to June 2017 and are designed for flexibility and to be compatible with working schedules​University of Central Lancashire
Consultation with the School of Forensic and Applied Sciences at University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)

Are you are an operational officer or member of police staff who would like to have a conversation about turning your experience into a relevant under/post-graduate degree or Professional Doctorate? Please contact either Clive Tattum, Academic Lead in Policing or Dr Michael Wysocki, Academic Lead for Forensic Science via Lauren McLoughlin at UCLAN.
​Ongoing​University of Central Lancashire
​CPD Opportunity to Observe Contact and Deployment in Sussex Police

Spend a shift in the contact and control centre, in Lewes, East Sussex where you will shadow a contact handler taking 999 and 101 calls, a controller and a CCTV operator gaining a good insight into the first point of contact and deployment.
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please contact Luella Bubloz, Staff Officer

Apply now!
​Date and time to be arranged by mutual agreement.​Control centre, in Lewes, East Sussex
Want to know more about mental health street triage? Join Sussex Police and partners for a day shadowing a triage crew. An excellent opportunity for Police officers to see triage in action and for supervisors to gain vital information on how to create and operate an effective street triage service in your Force.

Please contact Sarah Gates, Force Mental Health Liaison Officer at Sussex Police for further information or to apply for this opportunity.

Apply Now!
Flexible (on weekdays only)
Between 13:00-22:00
​Four locations across Sussex;
Crawley, Worthing, Eastbourne and Hastings

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