Level 4 Certificate in Fraud Prevention


With the year to year increase in cost to the economy of fraud, the growth and professional competence of those working in fraud prevention is an increasing priority for all organisations. The new Level 4 in Fraud Prevention is the first regulated qualification that provides a holistic framework of competencies for Fraud Prevention professionals to work to and demonstrate competence. With our successful intelligence and cyber security for business programmes, delivered to over 200,000 learners in over 30 countries, we are well placed to understand employer needs relating to fraud prevention strategy and will work with employers to ensure that the specific content of the programme is role relevant.


Fraud Prevention enables delegates to understand and assess risk of fraud that their organisation could face.  Delegates will understand, develop, and communicate fraud prevention strategies that cover fraud prevention campaigns and effective use of technology.  The programme focuses on 6 key areas:

  • Understanding Fraud and Fraudsters
  • Deterring Fraud in Organisations
  • Protecting Individuals from Fraud
  • Fraud Prevention Campaigns
  • Use of Technology to Prevent Fraud

Delivery Model:

Whilst all of Intqual-pro’s delivery models are flexible and based on client and sector needs, the proposed model for delivery of the qualification is as below. The programme is available for classroom delivery on one of our sites or at client site yet also available via virtual classroom. Assignments issued between sessions are completed using our in house e-learning platform and an assessor will be allocated to provide guidance for the duration of the programme.


6 mandatory days of training over 3 months

Mandatory Sessions:

Day 1 – Understand Fraud and Fraudsters

Day 2 – Deterring Fraud and Introduction to Fraud Risk Management

Day 3 – Policies and Procedures (Counter Fraud Policies, Response Plans, Prevention Programmes, Protecting to Organisation and the Individual)

Day 4 – Prevention and Disruption of Fraud

Day 5 –  Fraud Prevention and Reduction Programmes – plan, develop, deliver

Day 6 – Use of Technology in Fraud Detection and Prevention

Additional Elective Training:

  • Internet Research and Investigation
  • Understanding Disclosure (detailed disclosure specific programme)
  • Structured analytical techniques
  • Recognition of cognitive bias

What will this qualification give me?

  • An understanding of the breadth of knowledge and applied skills relevant to fraud prevention
  • An understanding of fraud prevention strategy and planning
  • A formally regulated qualification to act as proof of professional capability and competence