Fraud Awareness

Learn how to detect, prevent and report fraud with our Fraud Awareness eLearning course

Key Learning Points:

  • What fraud can be defined as
  • What the two primary motivators for fraud are
  • How to recognise red flags that someone may be committing fraud
  • How to identify when fraud is being committed
  • How to detect and prevent fraud
  • How to investigate and report suspected fraud
Fraud Awareness
Fraud Awareness
Fraud Awareness
Fraud Awareness
Fraud Awareness
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Course Overview

There are many different types of fraud. It is important to have a thorough understanding about fraud, its primary motivators, red flags to suggest fraud and how to identify and report suspected fraud.

Our Fraud Awareness online course is designed to help employees protect themselves and the organisation they belong to against the serious impact of fraud. It details the main motivations behind committing fraud and raises awareness about different types of fraud and how to spot, investigate, and report fraudulent activity.

Course Details

  • Course duration: 45 minutes
  • Available in 4 Languages

    English English French French Portuguese Portuguese Spanish Spanish
  • CPD certified
  • Final assessment to pass the course
  • Certificate on completion
  • Regular course updates
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Course Contents

This eLearning course on Fraud Awareness is broken down into the following modules.

What is Fraud?
What is Fraud?
This opening module explores what fraud is, the three ways in which it can be committed, who is most likely to commit an offence and why. Having a clear understanding of the definition of fraud and what forms it might take when it is committed are fundamental step to enable learners to identify and report fraudulent activities.
Types of Fraud
Types of Fraud
This module covers the different types of fraud. There are three key types of fraud category. The different ways of committing fraud have greatly increased. We live in an age of data-enabled fraud where fraudsters are accessing and abusing personal and business data. Knowing about these ways is important for stopping them.
Detecting and Preventing Fraud
Detecting and Preventing Fraud
The most important consequence of good fraud awareness is the ability to prevent it from happening, and to detect it quickly when it does happen. This module looks at fraud detection and its importance, the red flags to look out for that indicate a possible fraud problem and how to prevent yourself becoming a victim of fraud.
Reporting and Investigation
Reporting and Investigation
The final module explores the process of reporting and investigating fraud. It covers the topics of whistleblowing, enforcement and conviction. It is vitally important that employees are aware of the correct processes for speaking up if they suspect fraud and how their complaints will be dealt with in a professional environment.

Who Should Take This Course?

This eLearning course on Fraud Awareness is recommended for all employees including:

  • Full-time employees
  • Part-time employees
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Directors

The Assessment

Learners are assessed with multiple-choice questions that cover all of the material presented in the What is Fraud, Types of Fraud, Detecting and Preventing Fraud and Reporting and Investigation modules.

They must answer 80% of the questions correctly to complete the course. Learners can also take the assessment again to improve their score.

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You can purchase our courses individually or for even better value you can purchase the complete range of Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one neat bundle.

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If you buy courses on an individual bases you pay a price per learner, per course per year. You can run these courses on your own LMS if Xapi/SCORM compliant or you can take them.

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1. Individual Pricing

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 10 29 / per learner
11 - 20 25 / per learner
21 - 50 20 / per learner
51 - 100 15 / per learner
101 - 150 10 / per learner
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Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide.

2. Complete Bundle Pricing

If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Management in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!

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1 - 100 30 / per learner
101 - 200 25 / per learner
201 - 300 21 / per learner
301 - 400 18 / per learner
401 - 500 15 / per learner
501 - 750 12.50 / per learner
751 - 1000 10 / per learner
1001 - 2500 8 / per learner
2501 - 5000 6 / per learner
5000 - 10,000 5 / per learner
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Anti Fraud Training

Fraud is a very serious business, and with consequences ranging from fines to imprisonment it's more important than ever that employees understand and can comply with the law. All organisations have a responsibility to educate members of staff against committing fraud, and also how to spot others who may be committing an offence and what to do about it.

Training makes sure everybody is on-guard against fraudulent practices and knows what to do should they occur.

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FAQ's

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What are the types of fraud?
Both, individuals and businesses at large, are vulnerable to fraud. Some of the common types of fraud which affect businesses are corporate fraud including accounting fraud, asset misappropriation and tax evasion, cyber fraud and financial fraud. Whereas individuals are susceptible to identity fraud, credit card fraud and benefit fraud.
What is fraud by false representation?
Section 2 of the UK Fraud Act 2006 specifies the offence of fraud by false representation. An individual who commits fraud by false representation is often guilty of making false representation with the objective of gaining a benefit for either themselves or another individual, at the expense of a loss for the business.
What is the UK Fraud Act 2006?
The UK Fraud Act 2006 (the Act) came into force on 15 January 2007 and applies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The maximum penalty for an offence under Sections 6 and 11 of the UK Fraud Act is 12 months' imprisonment on summary conviction and 5 years' imprisonment on conviction on indictment.

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