The Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist (ACFS) qualification is a UK qualification from Portsmouth University which teaches a practical foundation course in fraud prevention.
The qualification comprises four academic modules which are delivered with a blend of distance learning, web based exam and class based learning. Each module is delivered in class over 4 days (16 Total) over 12 months. Successful completion of all four modules leads to the ACFS professional qualification and the award of 40 academic credits which can contribute towards obtaining a higher education Diploma and the Advanced Level Certified Counter Fraud Specialist (CCFS) professional qualification. This, in turn, can lead to Degree and Masters level qualifications
Delivered over four modules of 4 days each this qualification will teach the fundamentals of fraud investigation and prevention. Modules cover: 1. Criminal Procedures and Investigations 2. Intelligence Analysis 3. Investigative Interview Techniques 4. Statement Writing Case Paper Preparation and Court Skills
• Fraud Investigators • Fraud Managers • Risk Managers • Internal Auditors • Insurance Officers • Professional Standards staff • Human Resources personnel • Senior finance staff • Compliance Officers
Just finished module 3 Interviewing. The clarification of procedures and best practice was the best part for me. I can take this knowledge and apply it back in the work place.
Diane , Charity Commission
Modules 3 & 4 The role plays around interviews and giving evidence at a tribunal gave me a good perspective for Deloitte Forensics.
This course is available to be run privately at your discretion.
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