Course packages

All courses that have been developed for ECTEG are freely available for law enforcement organisations. They include all necessary slides as well as manuals for trainers and students. The courses include the following properties:

  • Expertise: Each course is designed by a team of subject matter experts.
  • Internationality: All courses are developed for an international audience.
  • Tested: All courses have at least run once in pilot training.
more about ECTEG course development standards
  • Start with an analysis of feedback from other existing training courses including non ECTEG ones.
  • List skills and competencies addressed, describing links with TCF profiles whenever possible. Relevant certification process materials can be included as a dedicated work package.
  • Use of standards provided by Europol, CEPOL, Eurojust, ENISA and ENFSI and, whenever possible, ECTEG existing materials.
  • Specify technical requirements and student’s pre-requisites.
  • Course aims and learning outcomes and workload.
  • Deliver trainer manual based on ECTEG template.
  • Deliver student manual with presentations, exercises and exercises solutions including a suggested roadmap of study.
  • Include as many practicals as possible, whenever possible e-learning part used for “theory” parts and include virtual machines and tools used for exercises in the deliverables.
  • Use of open-source tools, or FREETOOL project deliverables and exclude exercises using commercial tools. However, a reference to commercial tools is acceptable if there is no open-source of FREETOOL alternative and this will never be used as marketing for the tool.
  • E-learning created on a modular way, so to be reused in other ECTEG projects.
  • Agree to host e-learning on the ECTEG web server, and to be shadowed on Europol and CEPOL web server.
  • Deliver skill assessment materials including solutions and marking scheme.
  • Agile projects excepted, deliver at least one pilot course (on-site, e-learning)
  • Agree to invite LEA from EU MS to the pilot(s) and to provide attendees names to ECTEG.
  • Agree to provide experts and trainers names to ECTEG.
  • Agree that all developed materials may be used in other ECTEG projects.
  • Build curriculum modules as much possible as independent to allow later “agile” updates.
  • Deliver content in English in a way that making localisation is as easy as possible.
  • Allow involvement of CEPOL and EUROPOL and other ECTEG members in the organisation of pilots.
  • Include ECTEG logo and link and “funded by EU Commission” on all materials and deliverables.

If you are interested in organising a training based on one of the available courses, please read how to apply
Ongoing projects

From November 2017 and thanks to EU funding, ECTEG coordinates and funds projects led by members. Projects are prioritised by the members, with a final decision from Law Enforcement supported by the advisory group, where Europol and CEPOL are permanently represented.

This approach allows addressing quicker the identified needs, including updates of existing course materials and to provide transversal materials.

Find more info about each project on the dedicated page :