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Counter Fraud Investigator

Leading non-complex criminal investigations and a range of civil investigations.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • apply legislation, associated codes of practice and abide by policy during the course of an investigation
  • maintain case files and produce robust investigation plans
  • differentiate between types of evidence and recognise their significance
  • utilise forensic evidence in investigations and understand how and when to use forensic services
  • take evidential notes and write witness statements

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths on entry will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment (GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C).

Professional registration

Government Counter Fraud Investigation Profession or Practitioner

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
International Compliance Association
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.