Process serving, surveillance and private investigation are all skills that can be learnt and become a career. Thomas Yorke courses are all aimed at developing people to become skilled and successful servers and investigators with a sustainable and profitable business.

Course Director Richard Thomas is one of very few ABI member UK tutors with the industry leading level 3 EaT training qualification. Richard is an active process server and surveillance operative and trains students for current situations and conditions.

 

PROCESS SERVING COURSE

*2 Day hands on practical £300*

Process serving is more than delivering documents from a solicitor to a respondent or debtor. The Thomas Yorke Process Serving Course explains the complexities of the subject and how to get it right first time.

The two day practical hands on course demystifies the complexity of process serving and how to confidently complete the affidavit or statement/certificate of service. You will get plenty of guidance and practice filling in these documents.

Students will benefit from live experience on the street with mock serves knocking on real doors with real people and handling real documents – the only course in the UK to offer this invaluable insight into the skills involved in process serving.

Who is the course for? The course is for everyone from people new to the industry to experienced people who want to brush up or refresh their skills.

Our 2 day hands on practical course will cover the following:

  • What is process serving and why do we process serve?
  • Document types
  • The actual process of service
  • Making appointments to serve
  • Letterbox service circumstances and when envelope usage is permitted
  • When you can serve and the restrictions
  • The difference between good and bad service
  • Date of service/Deemed date of service which can be different
  • Affidavits & statement/certificate of service (proof or service )
  • Your safety when process serving

Call us for course availability on 01279 215577. We run courses throughout the UK.

*2 day hands on practical course £300*

 

Additional consultancy can be provided for:

  • How to establish and grow process serving as a business
  • Building a client network
  • Guidance on admission to the Association of British Investigators (ABI)
  • Membership and use of nationwide network of trusted investigators

SURVEILLANCE COURSE 5 DAY

*5 day Course £1,000*

So you’ve seen the James Bond Movies! With the correct training, guidance and practice, surveillance can be a realistically achievable career for any age and skill set. This course has been designed as an introduction to surveillance and aims to develop skills in establishing the most appropriate surveillance strategy and implement the most effective and efficient equipment and methods.

Who is the course for? The course is for everyone from people new to the industry to experienced people who want to brush up or refresh their skills. The more practice you do in surveillance, the more proficient you get.

 

Our 5 day course includes the following.

  • Assessing a situation and establishing a successful and time/cost efficient surveillance strategy
  • Planning and preparation to provide the best chance of a successful operation
  • Legal compliance – what’s allowed and not allowed
  • Vehicle choice and driving guidance
  • Covert vehicle trackers – including fitting, monitoring and reporting
  • Covert video and audio use
  • Surveillance van – equipment requirements
  • Team communications – radio/earpiece systems including communication code
  • Camera and photography use and how to get best results
  • Foot surveillance – avoiding detection and maintaining contact
  • Anti surveillance – how to detect that you are under surveillance on foot or in vehicle
  • How to present evidence and the law

*5 day Course £1,000*

 

Additional consultancy can be provided for:

  • How to establish and grow process serving as a business
  • Building a client network
  • Guidance on admission to the Association of British Investigators (ABI)
  • Membership and use of nationwide network of trusted investigators

 

We have a 10 day advanced surveillance course which goes more into depth in all the above subjects and gives extra valuable practical training.