Titan Private Investigator

Surveillance Training

Titan’s 5-day Basic Surveillance Course is aimed at students endeavouring to enter into the private/commercial surveillance industry with little or no previous experience.

Basic Surveillance Course (5 days)
£800 + VAT (£960)

Basic Surveillance Training Course

Surveillance Course

Titan’s 5-day Surveillance Course is aimed at students endeavouring to enter into the private/ commercial surveillance industry with little or no previous experience. Our former MI5/ Police Counter-Terror instructors will teach you the surveillance tactics you will need to become a proficient operative and guide you into this exciting and rewarding industry. You will be advised with regards to tried and tested and equipment and, provided you demonstrate the requisite attributes and ability, you will be introduced to a thriving collective of employers/ operators who are always looking for fresh talent.

Who will benefit from Titan’s Surveillance Course?

  • Those who are new to the investigation industry and wish to learn surveillance tradecraft
  • Those who instruct surveillance, (e.g) insurers, loss adjusters and solicitors who would benefit from surveillance know how
  • Those working for Local Authorities in an investigative role
  • Close Protection Operatives who have received the very basic surveillance training/ knowledge during their CP course and wish to sidestep into the SV industry
  • Commercial Investigators

Surveillance Course Syllabus

1: Current legislation
2: Foot surveillance

  • Foot surveillance as a team and solo
  • Glossary/ Voice procedure
  • Distancing
  • Use of cover
  • Plotting
    Loss procedures
  • Close control
  • Public Transport

3: Mobile surveillance

  • Glossary/ Voice Procedure
  • Plotting
  • Convoy system
  • Stop and plot
  • Loss procedure

4: Navigation and Map Reading

5: Operational Planning

  • Reconnaissance
  • Operational Orders
  • Briefings

6: Report Writing
7: Methods of communication
8: Imagery

Simon Henson

Senior Instructor

Simon brings a wealth of operational and training experience to Titan’s surveillance courses. He began his 17 years Police service in 1997 where he quickly diversified into the covert world, operating as a surveillance operative/investigator.

More Info

As a Detective Sergeant, he managed surveillance operations Nationally combatting Serious Organised Crime (SOC) before moving into Counter Terrorism. Simon spent many years engaged in combatting terrorist attack planning both in the UK and abroad working in the following roles;

  • Special Branch Detective Sergeant
  • Operations Room Manager
  • Counter Terrorist Intelligence Unit (CTIU)
  • Intelligence Manager (CTIU)
  • Surveillance Team Leader (CTIU)

Having overseen the development and training of probationary CTIU Surveillance Operators, Simon is perfectly placed in being selected to co-author and deliver Titan’s Training Courses.

Since leaving the Police, Simon has been working worldwide within the top tier of the commercial surveillance sector.


Senior Instructor
A former Security Service (MI5) Mobile Surveillance Operator, with operational experience in conducting surveillance against Serious Organised Crime, Industrial Espionage, and Counter-Terrorism.

Assistant Instructors
A former SRR military operative and surveillance instructor who served for 24 years and who has 8 years working within the top tier of the commercial surveillance industry both Nationally and Internationally.

A former Police surveillance instructor in foot, mobile and the specialist surveillance motorcyclist role bringing 30 years of government experience. The newest instructor to join the Titan training team who has a wealth of operational experience investigating serious, organised crime syndicates and counter-terror.

Course Fee

Surveillance Course (5 days)
Call 07852 540296 for payment details
£800 + VAT (£960)

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