INF-01 Inference Development Module

  • Price: £37 GBP

Inference Development Module

Course Overview

This Developing Inferences Module consists of the intermediate section from the CI-02 course. It is intended for students not requiring the full analysis courses.

Course aim

The aim of this module is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to develop and apply an Inference in the analytical environment.


At the end of this module the student should be able to:

  1. State what a Statement is
  2. Extract statements from described data (charts, graphs, tables etc)
  3. State what an Argument (premise) is
  4. Define Deductive Logic
  5. Define Inductive Logic
  6. Use statements to create Inductive Arguments
  7. Use the 5WH model to create Premise
  8. Define what a Hypothesis is
  9. Create a Hypothesis
  10. Describe the methodology for testing Hypotheses
  11. State what an Inference is
  12. Describe how an Inference may be structured
  13. Describe the different types of Inference
  14. State the benefit of using an Inference in an intelligence product
  15. Create an Inference
Duration of this course

This is a one module input and is expected to take between 2 and 3 hours to complete. However, individual students work at their own pace and so this estimate should be used as a rough guide only – it may take you longer or you may complete the course in a shorter time.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Once you have been approved as a student and purchased access to this course, you will have 6 weeks to complete it. If you do not finish the course within 6 weeks then you may need to sign up again.


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How is the course presented?

You will take this module online – the features of this course include:

  • Narrated video presentations to help you understand the topics covered;
  • Downloadable content – such as documents and images;
  • Assessed knowledge check;
  • Links to useful websites and other material;
  • Online forum to keep in touch with other students and your tutor;
  • Email contact with your tutor;

If you require this course to be delivered in a classroom then please contact us for details.

Computer requirements
In order to complete this course you will need to have regular access to a computer which meets the following minimum specification. Most computers purchased in last few years will far exceed these requirements:
  • Intel Pentium processor (or equivalent) with speed greater than 800 MHz
  • Memory of at least 256mb
  • 200mb of hard disk space
  • Microsoft Windows 98 (or higher) with latest updates installed or Mac OS 9.x or OS 10.1.x
  • Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 5.0+, or Safari 1.0+
  • An internet connection – broadband preferred
  • Access to an email address is also required
  • A screen display with at least 800x600 pixels resolution
  • Compatible sound card and speakers (or headset)

Required Software:-
  • Operating system: Recent Windows or Mac OS
  • Adobe Reader (if you don't have this then you can get it FREE here)
  • Microsoft Office (alternatively, you could use the Free program - Open Office)
  • Flash Player 9 or above (Free program)

All our online modules are available in English only – for options on translation please contact us here.

In order to complete this course, you must be able to use a computer keyboard, be familiar with using a mouse, navigate the internet to a basic level, open and close files on your computer and save and retrieve documents on your computer.

Assessment & certification
This course is made up of one module; this is presented using video lessons with the chapter also in written form to assist with revision.

The module is completed when you have completed all the course videos’ and achieved an overall course mark of 60% or more (which is a basic pass).

Course fees
Fees for this course are payable by Credit or Debit Card using our Secure Merchant Account. The course fee is £37 (UK Pounds) Organisations may purchase courses using a purchase order and payment will be invoiced - please contact us for details.

Discount is available for multiple course bookings. Organisations receive discount for multiple students or multiple courses but may wish to consider purchasing a 'site license' to save even more – ask for details.

Applying for this course
This course is unrestricted and so is generally available to all persons. (Subject to our terms and conditions - we reserve the right to refuse access at our discretion). If you are already registered then simply click here to Sign-up for this Course and follow the on-screen instructions – once payment has been processed, the course should appear as an ‘available course’ in your online Learning Account (at within 24 hours - we will email you joining instructions. If the course is not available to you within 24 hours of signing up then please contact our administration department here for further instructions. If you are not yet registered then you should click here. Once registered successfully, you will be issued with a unique Student Number and Password - registration can take around 24 hours or so. NB: Organisations wishing to book single or multiple students on this course should contact us for registration, discount offers and payment instructions here.
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Assessment & Certification
Assessment & Certification

Our courses have two forms of assessment, Continual Trainer Assessment and Graded Assessment. To be awarded course credit, and obtain an end of course certificate with regards to Graded Assessment, you must achieve an overall pass grade (60% or more) and complete all modules of the course.

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