BTEC Accredited Qualification

The Level 3 Professional Investigators Award is made up of 2 units:-

  • Principles of Planning and Reporting Investigations
  • Principles of Gathering and Using Information for Investigations

Learners taking this qualification will work in, or want to work in, the security sector as professional investigators. This qualification is based on the Security Industry Authority (SIA) specifications for core competency training for private investigators. It covers the understanding and skills individuals need to operate as professional investigators. The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:-

  • develop knowledge related to being a professional investigator
  • achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification
  • develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning

You can find out more about the Level 3 Professional Investigators Award on the Pearson website

What do I get?

After being accepted on the course, you will receive a training pack. This includes all the learning material you will need to pass the course. There is also a mock exam you will submit to receive feedback from your tutor. After that you will attend the Assessment Day. The mock exam consists of questions with multiple-choice answers. This is in the same format as the final assessment. Additional learning materials and test questions are available thanks to the depth of resources available at Bluemoon College.

You must provide 2 forms of ID to be accepted onto the qualification. You must provide these again on the Assessment Day.

On passing the course you will receive an accredited certificate through the awarding body Pearson.

The Assessment Day

The Assessment Day is held in our training rooms in Paddington, London, when we commence registration at 09.30 hours. The Exams Officer will need to check your photo ID. The course tutor holds a revision session in the morning and early afternoon so you can ask questions in a classroom environment. After that we conduct the online assessment. This is 50 questions with multiple choice answers.

Booking for Level 3 Professional Investigator

To reserve your place on the Level 3 Professional Investigator Award, call us on 0203 006 2689 or email us on – we will then send you the information you need to enrol for the course.

On receipt of your application form and ID requirements we will call you back to arrange your exam date.


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