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The National Investigative Training Academy, Inc. (NITA), an online provider of state-approved Private Investigator training classes, offers a variety of resources that can help you decide if private investigations would be a positive career choice. Our comprehensive online training curriculum offers a flexible and convenient way for working adults to achieve their investigative career goals. Have a question for our team? Get answers to frequently asked questions below or contact our administrative staff at any time: 800-730-NITA (6482).

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The National Investigative Training Academy, Inc. (NITA), an online provider of state-approved and accredited Private Investigator training classes, offers a variety of resources that can help you decide if private investigation would be a positive career choice. Learn more by calling 1-800-730-NITA (6482) or by exploring our course offerings.

 

When can I start any NITA course?
Today! At NITA, all courses are available with immediate enrollment and may be accessed 24/7.

 

Are there additional course materials needed for NITA courses?
No hidden fees or additional costs! After purchasing the course, there are no additional materials needed.

 

Can I really study at home on my own time?
Yes, NITA’s courses are offered exclusively online to facilitate learning on your own time and at your own convenience.

 

What requirements are needed to begin a course with NITA?
Each student will need access to the Internet and an email account.

 

Are NITA Courses State Approved?
Yes, all of NITA’s pre-licensing courses and continuing education course are state approved.

 

Will staff be available for assistance during my NITA course?
Yes, our capable staff will be on hand and available for all students from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST during normal business days. All calls will be answered promptly and messages will be returned within 24 hours. Please contact us via phone at 800-730-NITA (6482) or via email at Sandra@InvestigativeAcademy.com.

 

Who developed the curriculum for the NITA courses?
Our online classroom training content has been developed, modeled and designed by senior NITA investigative faculty and staff.  These individuals have forged wildly successful individual careers within the investigative industry.  At NITA, we believe that teaching investigative theory is woefully inadequate without the context of proven, relevant, and real world investigative and business experience. Learn more about our faculty and staff by clicking here.

 

Does NITA offer Financial Aid or discounts on courses?
Unfortunately, at this time, NITA does not offer any financial aid. In accordance with state laws, NITA is not permitted to offer incentives or reduction in tuition costs.

 

Can NITA assist with job placement?
Yes, for this purpose NITA has developed a Job Board on our website and has partnered with investigative companies to post current job opportunities. Click here to view NITA’s job board and browse available employment opportunities.

 

May I enroll at any time?
Yes! NITA has immediate enrollment available 24/7. Click here to view all courses and enroll now.

 

Florida Investigator “CC” Intern Course FAQ’s

Do I have to have a license to perform PI work in Florida?
All private investigators working in Florida must be licensed. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, licenses and regulates the PI industry in Florida in accordance with Florida Statue 493.
From the Division of Licensing: “When applying for a Class “CC” Private Investigator Intern license, the applicant must submit proof of successful completion of a minimum of 40 hours of professional training pertaining to general investigative techniques and Chapter 493, Florida Statutes, offered by a state university or by a school, community college, college, or university under the purview of the Department of Education.

 

Is the National Investigative Training Academy, Inc. a licensed school in the state of Florida?
Yes, NITA has been awarded an annual license from the Florida Department of Education. NITA’s Annual License number is 4875.

 

Is the Florida Investigator “CC” Intern Course approved by the Division of Licensing with the State of Florida?
Yes, NITA’s Florida Investigator “CC” Intern Course follows the guidelines set forth by the Division of Licensing and teaches the necessary and required investigative skills that are required for an individual to obtain their Private Investigator “CC” Intern License in Florida and meets the State Requirements of Florida Statute 493.6203. Click here for an approved list.

 

How much does the Florida Investigator “CC” Intern Course cost?
The cost for the course is $450 which includes the 40 hour training, the required test and a comprehensive review.

 

How is the end of course test administered?
At the end of the 40 hour training, NITA’s Florida Investigator “CC” Intern Course will then offer the required testing which follows the guidelines set forth from the Division of Licensing. This test contains True/False and Multiple choice type questions. You do not have to go to a different website or location to take the test.

 

What is the passing score required on the end-of-course test?
To pass, a student must score 75% or higher to pass the course.  You may take the test as many times as needed.

 

How much time do I have to complete the course?
The link to the Florida Investigator “CC” Intern Course is active for 180 days.

 

What happens when I complete the course?
Upon completing the 40 hours of training and passing the end of course test with a 75% or higher, each student will receive in the mail a Certificate of Completion.  This original Certificate of Completion needs to be included with your application for the Investigator “CC” License with the Division of Licensing.

 

Georgia Basic PI Training Course FAQs

Do I have to have a license to perform PI work in Georgia?
All private detectives working in Georgia need to be registered as an employee of a private detective business, be it as a sole proprietor, as the manager of your own company, or with another agency. It is therefore your employer (or yourself if you are the owner of the business) who registers you with the Secretary of State’s Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies.

 

Is NITA a board-approved provider of investigative training in the state of Georgia?
Yes, NITA’s Chief Academic Officer Steve Cassell is a Board Approved Training. Steve Cassell’s instructor’s license number is CLTR001021.  

 

How much does the Georgia Basic PI Training course cost?
The cost for the course is $375 which includes the 70 hour training, the required test, and a comprehensive review.

 

How is the end of course test administered?
At the end of the 70 hour training, NITA’s Georgia Basic PI Training Course will then offer the required testing which follows the guidelines set forth from the Georgia Private Detective and Security Agencies Act. This test contains True/False and Multiple choice type questions. You do not have to go to a different website or location to take the test.

 

What is the passing score required on the end-of-course test?
To pass, a student must score 75% or higher to pass the course. You make take the test as many times as needed.

 

How much time do I have to complete the course?
Immediate enrollment is available and the link to the Georgia Basic PI Training Course is active for 180 days after enrollment.

 

What happens when I complete the course?
Upon completing the 70 hours of training and passing the end-of-course test with a 75% or higher, each student will then have access to an end-of-course diploma. This certificate is available for printing for the student and will be kept on file indefinitely with NITA. If an electronic copy is needed, please contact NITA’s administrative staff at 800-730-NITA (6482).

 

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