Major Crime or Serious & Organised Crime

Major Crime Investigation module – IVSTX018 and
Serious & Organised Crime module - IVSTX021

​This module is designed to build on the knowledge and skills developed in the core learning module to enable SIOs, on completion of the programme, to be able to perform the role of senior investigator on major investigations. The module includes the strategic management of a major crime investigation, working with the pathologist, deployment of Family Liaison Officers (FLO), management of corporate manslaughter investigations, large scale multi agency investigations and the role of expert witnesses in an investigation.

Prior learning/experience

  • IVSTX010 SIODP core learning (and all required prior learning for that module)

 
Co-requisites:

  • Access to major crime investigations, e.g. homicide, complex child sexual abuse investigations
  • Complete the relevant outcomes of the DVI Core Knowledge and DVI Senior Identification Manager learning (a session is included in the major crime module to cover this topic area)

 
Continued learning and post-requisites:

  • Completion of
    • SIODP (MC) Hydra.
    • the relevant SIODP professional development portfolio
  • Registration on the National SIO database as a major crime SIO

or

Serious & Organised Crime module - IVSTX021

This module is designed to build on the knowledge and skills developed in the core learning module to enable SIOs, on completion of the programme, to be able to perform the role of senior investigator in serious and organised crime investigation.  It covers the strategic, tactical and risk elements essential for serious and organised crime and elements including organised crime group mapping, firearms threat and risk, and how internal and external specialists and organisations can assist.

Prior learning/experience:

  • IVSTX010 SIODP core learning (and all required prior learning for that module)
  • Experience of managing covert operations
  • Due to the sensitive nature of the course content a minimum vetting level of SC or equivalent is required.

 
Co-requisites:

  • Access to investigations of serious and organised crime (e.g. OCG target operations, counter terrorism or corruption)

 
Continued learning and post-requisites:

  • Completion of
    • SIODP (SOC) Hydra.
    • the relevant SIODP professional development portfolio
  • Registration on the National SIO database as a serious and organised crime SIO

For further information about these modules please visit our membership page.

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