Perceptive Interviewing®

Perceptive Interviewing®Get the information you need

Knowing what information you need to get and actually getting it can be difficult, particularly if someone has a motivation to withhold facts or mislead you in some way. 

For over 16 years, interviewers of all levels of experience have praised the original Perceptive Interviewing® program for helping to build powerful new skills and awareness to develop stronger connections, read people more effectively, ask better questions and elicit accurate information - even in their most challenging interviews.

Develop solid interviewing skills to encourage truthful responses and gather detailed information in any type of interview or enquiry. By focusing on the human factors in interviewing you immediately gain the edge to uncover what other people miss.

Increase the likelihood that people will provide accurate information, even if they are reluctant to share facts against their self interest. Perceptive Interviewing® will help you get the information that matters. 

Recognise verbal and non-verbal behaviours associated with deceptive behaviour and improve observation skills to detect micro and subtle expressions of emotion. This highly praised program will provide practical tools and take your skills and awareness to a higher level.

Course Purpose  

Learn what it takes to get the important information you need to reach the truth through powerful behavioural techniques and practical interviewing methods. Gain interviewing skills to immediately increase your chance of uncovering accurate information whilst building a higher level of personal awareness and stronger connections with others.

Who Should Attend this Program  

Essential training for anyone involved in conducting formal or informal interviews, verifying information, conducting enquiries, fact finding, business interviews, making employment or security decisions, managing risk, managing staff and investigating incidents.

The Perceptive Interviewing® program has proven to be highly adaptable, impressing people who are new to interviewing along with experts with high levels of experience. Roles of personnel who have completed this program over the past 7 years include: Intelligence Analyst, Case Officers, Managers, Interpreters, Vetting Assessing Officers, Security Assessors, Security Force, Business Services, IT Personnel, Recruitment Officers, Procurement and Technical Personnel.

Key Program Benefits and Points of Difference  

This program takes a unique approach to developing behavioural and interviewing techniques by analysing skills, actions and behaviours of both the interviewer and interviewee. Filled with a constant flow of practical methods, attendees will leave excited about their new skill level and awareness and keen to conduct their next interview.

This interactive and engaging program will leave you with at over 34 interviewing tips and techniques to use immediately. 

Learning Outcomes  
  • Gain a fresh perspective of what it takes to be an effective interviewer and identify your personal strengths and skill gaps
  • Breakdown the channels of communication and know how to use this awareness to your advantage
  • Learn to adapt your own behaviour to build stronger rapport and increase your interviewing effectiveness
  • Discover how effective planning can result in better outcomes
  • Understand how to improve your questioning techniques to prepare and ask better questions to get the information that matters
  • Recognise verbal and non-verbal behaviours associated with credibility and deception and how to use this improved awareness
  • Increase personal confidence levels in managing difficult or challenging interviews or interviewing uncooperative people
  • Learn techniques to create a 'truth telling environment' and encourage more truth from the start
  • Discover the power of investigative behavioural questions to uncover the truth and encourage admissions or confessions
  • Boost personal confidence when connecting with others with the goal to obtain accurate information
Program Delivery Options and Duration  

This training is delivered over three or four-days for in-house programs. Public programs are two or three-days.

Participants are eligible to enrol in the Advanced Perceptive Interviewing® available once the Perceptive Interviewing® program is completed.

Upcoming Public Courses

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?The average ability of untrained people to distinguish between truth and lies is 54%, no better than chance! With training and practice this can improve sugnificantly. Some of our course participants are hitting performance levels of over 80% accuracy after training.