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Stolen Vehicle Identification
In recent years the number of vehicles stolen has been falling in line with developments in enhanced vehicle security.
No longer are cars being taken as a means of getting home after a night out but stolen to order by OCG’s and then exported to feed a growing foreign market. 2013 crime figure show that theft of cars is now running at 100,000 while the recovery rate is 32%. Too often a vehicle is examined in relation to a crime or collision without the authenticity being established This course, accredited by IMI (Institute of Motor Industries) is aimed at Roads Policing Units, Vehicle Examiners, Stolen Vehicle Units, ANPR Officers and Ports Police. It is designed to give the students the knowledge to identify theft indicators, likely trafficking routes and the expertise to identify a stolen vehicle
What you will study
There are no entry requirements however a basic knowledge of vehicle construction will be advantageous.
There is no pre-course study.
Classroom based with practical work during the course. There is a final written examination.
What you will need
Your joining instructions list any specific requirements. A warm outdoor jacket is recommended.
Teaching and assessment
Your course tutors will help you with your studies during the course. They will mark and comment on your coursework and final exam.
On successful conclusion of the course you will be eligible to join to apply for membership of the Institute of the Motor Industry
The course tutor will be Vince Wise from Datatag. Vince worked as a DC with Hampshire and from 2009 - 12 was seconded to AVCIS the ACPO Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service based in the port of Southampton. He was responsible for setting up an intelligence screening process for the export of shipping containers from the United Kingdom, resulting in the recovery of millions of pounds worth of cars in the UK and abroad.
What's the qualification
Level 3 Award in Stolen Vehicle Identification from IMI Awards
When does it run
3 times a year at our South Cerney training facility and on demand at your workplace.
How to register
Contact Student Registrations on +44 (0)1285 864650 to register.