This course has been designed to develop an understanding of the role of intelligence, the discipline of analysis and the role and responsibilities of an Analyst and how this combines to produce intelligence assessments that informs decision making. Instruction is given on the processes and principles underpinning gathering, assessing, evaluating, and disseminating intelligence in supporting organisational priorities. This includes the concepts of commissioning and term of reference, critical thinking and structured analytical techniques, inference building and effective dissemination and briefing tools; written, visual and verbal.
The theory is supported by a combination of interaction sessions, practical assessment and real-life application in scenario-based group-working to support the learning objectives.
Accredited by City & Guilds and accredited by Continuing Professional Development (CPD), this course offers an externally recognised qualification.
This course has been developed and is delivered by an Intelligence Analyst with extensive operational and strategic experience during their 30-year law enforcement career at community, force, regional, national and international levels.