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Professional Development Courses for Private Investigators

You asked. We delivered. The National Investigative Training Academy, Inc. (NITA) is an approved provider of investigative training and professional development courses.


Unlike other training programs for Private Investigators, NITA’s professional development curriculum is delivered online, can be tailored to the specific needs of students and can be bundled for maximum learning. Courses are organized to include online training in an easy-to-read presentation format coupled with dynamic video content to emphasize training topics.  NITA’s professional development program is available for immediate enrollment and students will have access to courses 24/7.


The Professional Development program has been designed to encompass a wide variety of guided learning experiences and includes courses catered for those entering into the industry as well as progressive curriculum for licensed Private Investigators.


NITA is pleased to offer ALL professional development courses online. The series provides professional development instruction on the following subject matters:

  • Surveillance:encompasses a variety of investigative training topics to include the history of surveillance, goals of surveillance, uses and techniques of surveillance, the multiple types of investigations, and the legal aspects of surveillance


  • Social Media:discusses the emerging importance of social media on investigations to include the rise of social media and its history; social media demographics and platforms; and social media’s effects on investigations


  • Ethics:encompasses a variety of investigative training topics to include information on ethics and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Fair Trade Reporting Act, investigative pre-texting and common laws that govern Investigators


  • Fraud in Investigations:entails what is good surveillance and the aspects of fraud with training topics to include fraud definition, cost of fraud, fraud trends, fraud identification and how to refer a fraud case


  • Interviewing:relates to topics regarding the general rules of interviewing, types of interviews, traits of a successful interviewer, types of interviewees, and cognitive interviewing communication


  • Investigator Traits:teaches the different traits needed for the Private Investigator as well as tools and equipment required for a successful career


  • Report Writing:encompasses topics to include case recording and note taking, how to write a successful investigative report and proofreading for accuracy and client instructions


All courses were written by industry experts with more than 20 + years of experience within the investigative industry. NITA’s online program delivers a comprehensive investigative curriculum that provides a flexible and convenient way for working adults to achieve their investigative career goals. We pride ourselves on maintaining 100% student satisfaction.


Here is what sets NITA apart:

  • National Investigative Training Academy, Inc. (NITA) courses are online and available for immediate enrollment. Click here to enroll now.
  • NITA provides all material in an online, instructor supported environment. Click here to read testimonials from our students.
  • Learn at your own pace, at your own time.
  • Knowledgable staff always available for you.


Helpful Links and Information for Graduates

Pursuing personal and professional goals can be a daunting task, especially if you’re balancing a family and work obligations simultaneously. To make the process a bit easier, we’ve included some helpful links:


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The National Investigative Training Academy, Inc. (NITA), an online provider of state-approved Private Investigator training and professional development 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.

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