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Specialist apprenticeship training provider, Intelligencia Training have formed a strategic partnership with Cifas to generate an opportunity for apprentices to benefit from a range of added value activities whilst undertaking their Counter Fraud Investigator apprenticeship. Intelligencia training deliver an award-winning Counter Fraud Investigator apprenticeship curriculum to a growing number of Government agencies, public sector departments, local authorities and the banking, insurance and retail sectors
Cifas is the UK’s fraud prevention service which leads the fight against fraud by sharing data, intelligence and learning. Organisations that collaborate with Cifas are drawn from all sectors, operating in both the public and private sectors working together to stop fraud. Cifas enable the secure sharing of high quality, trusted data to fight fraud. Their databases are the most comprehensive and diverse sources of fraud risk data in the UK.
Cifas data is included in the Office of National Statistics England and Wales Crime Statistics of police recorded crime and works alongside law enforcement agencies in tackling fraud, including sitting on the HMG Joint Fraud Taskforce
By partnering with Intelligencia Training, individual apprentices will now benefit from becoming part of the Cifas community at the earliest point in their career, generating additional opportunities to join regular sector specific events. This increased exposure to the Cifas community will provide considerable advantages associated with broadening sector understanding, networking and awareness of career progression opportunities.
Rachael Tiffen, Director for Learning & Public Sector for Cifas, said:
‘We are delighted to be a key part of this unique partnership. Our insights and opportunity to be part of our cross-sector fraud prevention community will be of enormous benefit to the apprentices that Intelligencia have trained, as well as access to cross sector information which will help provide a holistic view of fraud prevention activity not available elsewhere.’
Intelligencia Training’s Director of Education, Ian Richardson commented:
“The opportunity for us to partner with Cifas is a great privilege and allows us to provide our apprentices with additional sector exposure from one of the leaders in fraud prevention. Continuous Professional Development is key for all Fraud Investigators, and this will allow our apprentices to participate in further development activities. These highly anticipated events and seminars will also support the apprentices with Off The Job Training opportunities to ensure that they are continuously progressing throughout all parts of their apprenticeship.”
To read more about Intelligencia Training’s levy funded apprenticeship training programmes visit www.intelligenciatraining.com and for more details regarding the services Cifas offer visit www.cifas.org.uk