Certificate Courses

Investigator Security Agent



Mod #1 In-house Investigations: 

  • Document Research & Retrieval Skips / Locates / Backgrounds
  • Databases for Locates & Internet Sources

**Mod #2 Communications & PI Law:

  • PI Business overview, PI law, Security law Observation 
  • Interviewing & Taking Statements
  • Case documentation  & Investigative Reports 

Mod #3 Field Ops:

  • Surveillance / Stakeout
  • Undercover for Retail & Hospitality
  • Photography & Video Documentation for Field 

Mod #4 Process Server

  • Process Server 101

** Everyone must take for certificate

Class Schedule  

Tuesday & Thursday in classroom.  9:00 am - 2:15 pm

Plus: Ten hours of instructor lead course FLEX time for required reading, exercises, online content per week.

Note: VA full time funded students come to our classroom on Mondays and Wednesdays to complete this work in classroom with instructor assist to qualify for full time benefit.  This is also available to any enrolled students but not mandatory.

With your Certificates you are now ready to seek employment and work as an investigator in your certificates specialized area of investigation.  

Career path module breakouts of the Professional Investigator master Course taken for a Certificate.

Get Certified

  • Investigation Agent 1 
  • Field Operative
  • In-House Investigator- Skip Tracer & Backgrounds
  • Loss Prevention Agent ​- Retail Investigator

Modules Required for each ISA Certification

  • In-House Investigator
    • Complete modules 1 & 2
  • Surveillance Operative
    • Complete modules 2 & 3
  • Investigator Agent 1
    • Complete ISA 1,2,3, 4, 

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