CPIA Disclosure

Target Audience

Agencies (at all levels) who are required to carry out disclosure duties in criminal investigations / court proceedings.


To enable delegates to comply with legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines, College of Policing and ‘best practice’ in relation to disclosure / CPIA.


  • Disclosure basic and advanced
  • Refresher
  • Streamline disclosure
  • Third party protocol
  • National Disclosure Improvement Plan / National Disclosure Standards
  • The role of the CPS  - Making it Fair.
  • National File standards
  • Level 4 Fire Safety Diploma


  • To provide delegates with the knowledge and understanding to act as a disclosure officer in a manner which will reduce failed prosecutions.
  • All courses are bespoke to the needs of the client, can be set at any level and are delivered by an accredited assessment centre – to include certification.
  • Courses can stand alone or form part of a national development programme such as ICIDP or IPLDP.
  • All trainers are subject matter experts.
  • All courses include role play exercises – delegates are required to
  • Conduct a rolling investigation through the eyes of a disclosure officer
  • Attend a case conference with a legal representative

Core Topic Areas

  • National Disclosure Improvement Plan
  • National Disclosure Improvement Plan
  • Making it fair
  • History of Disclosure – the 3 regimes
  • Third party protocol
  • Social media
  • Previous / stated  cases
  • Attorney General Guidelines
  • Relevancy test
  • All reasonable lines of enquiry
  • Case v Investigation
  • What is material
  • Duties of a disclosure officer
  • Investigation Strategies
  • The 4 Rs
  • MG6B – Disciplinary Record
  • MG6C – unused material
  • MG6D – sensitive material
  • MG6E – disclosure  officer report
  • PII applications
  • Defence case statements
  • Alibi witnesses
  • Role of the CPS
  • Disclosure Test
  • Streamline disclosure
  • DPPvLee
  • Natural Justice
  • Human Rights Act
  • Code 7.3 material
  • Transforming Justice
  • Case file preparation
  • National File Standards

Qualifications and NOS

This course includes the assessment criteria for a disclosure officer.

Dates and Prices

Duration 2 Days
Dates Dates on request
Delegate Cost £250.00 + VAT
Location Yarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire
Accommodation Costs and details

Prior Learning

Completion of:

  • Fire Safety Enforcement course or
  • Investigation, Enforcement and Regulation course or
  • Equivalent investigation and regulatory experience

Pre-Course Modules

Case study.


Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint, flipchart, interactive group discussion, individual tuition, case study and practical exercises.

Post Course

Delegates have six weeks to submit their course work.