Polygraph School courses list
Polygraph School offers polygraph examiners courses, advanced training for polygraph instructors and polygraph laboratories directors, and introductory courses for laypersons on the polygraph and related ethical issues.
Polygraph Examiner certification course:
This is a basic training course offering the students theoretical and practical tools allowing them to become regular polygraph examiners. The students shall get practical knowledge about the device, practice and experience polygraph-assisted questioning techniques, and will be introduced to various polygraph examination techniques. The course will focus on profound acquisition of necessary examination skills under any possible circumstances.
Advanced training for polygraph instructors
The success of a polygraph examiner depends on his skills and ability to read the situation and analyze the person he faces. Therefore, in addition to mastering the technical aspects of a polygraph examination, it is highly important to enable the examiner to analyze the human factor. To deliver and maintain this knowledge takes an experienced instructor with excellent instructing skills. The Advanced training for polygraph instructors provide students with tools allowing them train and teach new polygraph examiners. The students shall practice instructing methods, analyze real-life situations based on their own experience, learn how to face possible dilemmas, and get experienced in practical instructing.
Polygraph Lab Directors training
One of the major problems of a polygraph laboratory director is maintaining the reliability of results despite performing a successive multiple examinations. It means that a polygraph lab director must at the same time follow an intense schedule, as well as maintain the lab's professional standards and guarantee the reliability of examinations results. The Polygraph Lab Directors training deals with this as well as other polygraph lab director's professional dilemmas. In addition, the students shall learn how to properly supervise a polygraph lab, how to conduct an internship under the APA and Israeli Polygraph Association regulations; learn what is meant by quality control; and learn about many other subjects from the highly experienced lecturers who are former Israeli Police and privately-owned polygraph lab directors.
Introduction to polygraph for people of related professions and for law enforcement, inspection and investigation professionals.
The control, legal and interrogation departments of both private and governmental organizations frequently require a polygraph examination. By getting acquainted with this device, with all its capabilities and limits, can help a professional decide when is should be used, and how to use it best for one's own and one's employers.
This training deals with these and other issues, explaining the scientific aspects of polygraph examination, the way it operates, dealing with related legal aspects, introducing various ways to use the device and its limits.