PNC Vehicle On-Line Descriptive Searching (VODS)


​Enables staff to search the PNC Vehicle database by description and other factors.

Who should attend

​Crime analysts, Vehicle crime analysts and control room operators.


​By the en​​d of the course students will have covered the following subject areas

  • Veh​​icle tables

  • Descriptiv​e searching

  • Use of search res​ult suppression.

Entry requirements

​A pass on ​the following courses or their equivalent:

Vehicle and Property Enquiry, Vehicle & Property Update.

Course Dates and Venues

Start dateEnd dateVenuePlaces
27/01/202028/01/2020RytonPlease email
18/05/202019/05/2020RytonPlease email
07/09/202008/09/2020RytonPlease email
23/11/202024/11/2020RytonPlease email
08/02/202109/02/2021RytonPlease email

Course duration

​2 days

Methods of delivery

​Classroom based delivery, supported by student notes.

Assessment processes / accreditation details

​Continuous infor​​mal assessment throughout the course.

Formal assessment is also undertaken by means of an assessment used to assess the ability to access PNC and use the VODS search facility.


​Delegates are awarded a certificate of competence on successful completion of the formal assessment.

Additional information

​Linked wit​h other courses relating to PNC Vehicle and Property database.

Courses are hel​d at customer sites and at Ryton.

​Qualification and accre​ditation for all courses run can be acquired through Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning. (APEL) Please call for details.

Course fees do not in​clude accommodation for student. Accommodation is available on site at Ryton and in the local area.

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Cost to HO forces


£340.50 Tuition fee (Prices are valid 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020) £350.00 Tuition fee (Prices are valid from 1 Oct 2019 for courses from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021)

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