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If you are considering learning how to conduct covert surveillance, you have come to the right place. ISS Training Ltd are providers of specialist covert surveillance, intelligence and investigation training courses.

The company director is Peter Jenkins, the author of surveillance training and photography books 'The Theory of Covert Surveillance', 'Surveillance Tradecraft' and 'Covert Imagery'. The training staff are former regular Military Intelligence, Special Forces, Police and Enforcement surveillance instructors. They have operated and taught surveillance throughout Europe, America and Asia. ISS employ both male and female instructors who remain operationally current.

ISS Training Ltd teach you how to carry out covert surveillance and intelligence gathering. We are not a close protection training company who teaches surveillance as a secondary subject. Our courses are in modular form so that you can attend one course or another in between work commitments to suit your time frame and budget.

We can offer on site self-catering accommodation at a nominal fee, for students attending our 5 day and 2 week courses, subject to availability.

In the past 24 months we have also taught students who have travelled to the UK from: United States, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Nigeria, Canada, Eire, Malta, Italy, Spain, India, Algeria, France, Switzerland, Botswana, Brazil, Iraq, Jakarta and Korea.

We Currently Train

  • Corporate Security Teams
  • Private Investigators
  • Corporate Security Consultants
  • Close Protection Officers
  • UK Enforcement Agencies
  • Professional Witnesses
  • Local AuthoritiesWAPI BADGE low
  • Environmental Crime Teams
  • Diplomatic Security Teams 
  • Counter Measures Teams
  • Foreign Military Units
  • Federal Police & Enforcement
  • Investigative Journalists
  • MOD Personnel & Resettlement Service Leavers

ISS Training were instrumental and at the forefront in the design of the new OFQUAL qualifications in surveillance.

They are also Approved Suppliers to the Ministry of Defence 'Career Transition Partnership' and approved by the MOD in support of the ELC Scheme and support the British Forces Resettlement Service (BFRS). ISS are the approved training providers for the World Association of Professional Investigators (WAPI).

Formed in 1990, they are the longest established and most experienced surveillance training company in the United Kingdom, you can be assured that you can receive:

  • First class service from an established and reputable company
  • Quality training from experienced and approachable instructors
  • Courses are accredited in accordance with OFQUAL's Regulated Qualifications Framework.
  • Training manuals and support for students
  • Free accommodation on surveillance & investigation courses
  • Quality assurance ISO 9001:2015
  • Full public liability & professional indemnity insurance
  • Fully covert digital radio equipment
  • High quality photographic equipment
  • Advanced Tracking Equipment
  • Support and backing from SFJ Awards
  • Accredited OFQUAL Qualifications
  • Support in obtaining surveillance work

ISS Mobile Training Team

Our mobile training team can carry out surveillance and covert intelligence training at your venue anywhere in the world. In the recent past we have conducted tailored training in Northern Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Mozambique, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Ireland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Ukraine, Poland, Bulgaria, Canada and the United States.

We run specialist surveillance courses suited to the clients time frame and tailored to their surveillance requirements. We also provide instructional training in surveillance and counter surveillance to support close protection companies and close protection training providers.

Please contact us if you have a training requirement at your venue.

The Intelligent Choice, the Professionals Choice for your Surveillance Training Needs.