CSAS for Investigators and Analysts

  • 2 days
  • Trainers:
    Jenna Holloway,
    June Woodland,
    Ian Stanway,
    Mel Lamb,
    Susie Baldison,
    Hayley Buckley,
    Andrew Fahey
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Cell Site Analysis Suite (CSAS) cleanses, simplifies, combines, analyses and visualises complex data sets instantly, saving crucial time during investigations and providing fast access to data insights; and for those working on real-time cases, swift operational decisions can be made when time is of the essence.

This course has been designed to improve operational understanding of basic communications data concepts and use of CSAS to gain investigative leads through a blended learning experience. Instruction is given on the meaning and relevance of call detail record (CDR) fields, how they can be used to interpret the data and the investigative benefits that an understanding of the data can provide. In order to fully convey the operational utility of CSAS, instruction is given on the main features of CSAS during three scenario-based exercises, which demonstrate how to apply and utilise the main functions of CSAS to interpret communications data to inform effective decision making and drive different types of investigations forward.

This course has been developed and is delivered by former Intelligence Analysts with backgrounds in criminal investigation and with extensive experience of using CSAS within operational environments.

Accredited by City & Guilds: Passing this course offers an externally recognised qualification.

FSR Requirements: The content of this course is designed to support the technical knowledge and competence requirements specified for cell site analysis for geo-location as per Section 83 and 110 of the Forensic Science Regulator (FSR) Code of Practice.

Pre-Requisites:

Highly recommended
• CDR Processing and Interpretation FA215 and  
• Next Generation Comms Data Analysis FA217 and
• Interpreting GPRS Billing Workshop FA237 or
• Equivalent experience of CDR processing, interpretation and analysis is desirable.

Note: Completion of this course will be very challenging without the above pre-requisites and is likely to undermine your investment as the training and capability outcome is likely to be diminished.

13th – 14th May 2024
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19th – 20th June 2024
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