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Background Investigations-Guidelines and Procedures

4-Hour Course


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Explore the components of a successful Background Investigation: when to conduct a background investigation, steps to be successful, how interviewing will assist, body language, and writing a complete report.

Enroll today to enhance your investigative skills. NITA’s training is written by experts with decades of industry experience and knowledge and is offered 100% online and 100% on-demand.

Study on your own time and on your own schedule.


Course Outline
  1. NITA Course Introduction
  2. An Investigator's Role in a Background Investigation-The Why and When
  3. Tools Needed to Complete a Background Investigation-Using Contacts to your Advantage
  4. Steps to Take when Conducting a Successful Investigation
  5. Why Body Language is Important During a Background Interview
  6. How to Complete a Final Background Investigation Report
  7. Conclusion and Summary

Course Description

Background Investigations-Guidelines and Procedures is a professional development training course that discusses the mechanics of how to successfully conduct a background investigation. This course will start with an introduction to NITA's training and showcase when you will want to initiate a background investigation. The comprehensive training will outline the tools needed, steps to take when conducting a background, interviewing contacts and body language, and how to write a complete report.

Course Outcome

Private Investigators will have the ability to learn at their own pace and complete four (4) hours of dynamic training to further enhance their investigative career.

Course Completion

All courses include an end-of-course examination. Students must pass the exam to receive credit for the training. Certificates will be available online immediately for all students.

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