Special Investigations

An undercover operator is a key component of many types of cases – internal investigations, workplace conflicts, insurance investigations and, occasionally, domestic cases. He or she interacts professionally or socially with the subject(s) of the investigation, allowing a particularly advantageous type of surveillance. The undercover operator also observes the subject’s activities with others. Find the truth by having the subjects themselves tell you what’s really happening!
Globe & Mail newspaper article about the Private Investigation Certificate.  Click here to go to the article Want to dig up dirt?

Additional Information

Online: Ongoing registration, 4 months to complete course from start date.
Textbook available at Bow Valley College bookstore, used for all Private Investigation courses: The Everything Private Investigation Book: Master the Techniques of the Pros to Examine Evidence, Trace Down People, and Discover the Truth (Everything Series). ISBN 9781598695359
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For more information, or to get your certificate once you have successfully completed all six required courses, contact Ileana 403-410-1499
Short video interview with your instructors:


BVC Online
Hours of Study:
This course will start the Monday following the completion of your registration. To start on a different date please call 403-410-1400.