Forensic Interviewing & Interrogation Techniques

27th & 28th August 2016


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More about Anton van Staden

He is an expert in his field and appeared on BBC’s Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week’s season 2 finale together with Anne-mari van Staden as lead interrogators. Anton spend a combination of 10 years in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a qualified Forensic Psycho-Physiologist and teaches classes at the Polygraph Academy of South Africa as well as the University of Pretoria CE@UP in Interviewing Skills for Forensic Auditors to form part of the Certified Fraud Examiners Course, on both a NQF level 6 and NQF level 8.

Qualified Forensic Psycho-Physiologist

Anton is the Managing Director of Africa Polygraph Institute (Pty) Ltd and Board Member of Precision Communications (Pty) Ltd. Anton is a qualified Forensic Psycho-Physiologist and initiated his career in Law Enforcement at the SAPS and later became lead investigator in the Air Force Police of South Africa.He has several years’ experience in the field of forensic interviewing and investigations and is a pioneer in the field of detecting lies through the use of polygraph, forensic interviewing. body language and micro-expressions.

Anton has extensive experience and knowledge additionally with International Investigations and has assisted government and commercial entities in areas such as Mozambique, Lesotho, Swaziland, New Zealand, Iraq and Afghanistan

Anton is a part time lecturer at the University of Pretoria, lecturing on Interviewing Skills, Forensic Assessment Interviewing Technique and Interrogation. She holds memberships at the International Police Association and British and European Polygraph Association (BEPA) as well as the South African Truth Verification Council (SATVC).



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The Polygraph Academy South Africa

18 May 2016

To whom it may concern:

Anne-mari has done work for the Polygraph Academy as an associate facilitator presenting the subject Interviewing and Questioning Techniques. The subject includes verbal and non verbal ques, micro and macro expressions, statement analysis and Forensic Assessment Interview. She is an expert in her field.

The Polygraph Academy sets very high standards in order to equip it's students to produce a service of international standard. To maintain this standard it is very important to ensure that facilitators are not only well versed in theory but are also experienced in practical field work. This is why we as the Polygraph Academy decided to make use of Anne-mari to form part of our group of facilitators. It is a privilege to be associated with her.

We can with confidence recommend her services as a Forensic Interviewer and Polygraph Expert.
Trevor Henn

Director The Polygraph Academy.

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    FAINT and Interrogation Techniques


    27th & 28th August 2016

    2 Day Training Workshop Ticket

    Venue: Forever Hotel

    240 Basden Ave, Centurion, Pretoria

    Ticket fee Includes:

    • ⇒ 2 Days Powerful Content directly from Anton van Staden
    • 3 Course a la carte Lunch and Beverages
    • Interviewing and Interrogation Skill
    • Forensic Assessment Interview Technique (FAINT) 
    • Course Material with FAINT Templates
    • Opportunity for one on one coaching with Anton Direct!
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    Workshops Offered

    Micro-Expression & Body Language for Deception Detection
    Interviewing Techniques, Forensic Assessment Interviewing, Interrogation Techniques
    Statement Analysis
    Courses offered elseware

    Workshop Info

    API to present a workshop in Forensic Assessment Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques, affiliated with the South African Truth Verification Council (SATVC), as a training provider.

    Included in this workshop is:

    • Interviewing Skills (including the Reid Technique)
    • Interrogation Skill
    • Forensic Assessment Interview Technique (FAINT) 
    • Course Material with FAINT Templates

    The API offers several programs and continuously develops more offerings as the need arises. Our VERBAL, NONVERBAL AND MICRO EXPRESSION INDICATORS workshop is of two days duration and is presented by outstanding facilitators with extensive experience in the content as well as Polygraph Examinations. This workshop is recommended with the Forensic Assessment Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques workshop and includes Verbal - , Non-verbal and Micro expression indicators in order to verify the truth and spot lies.

    * The participant will need a laptop for use during the course.

    For more info contact 079 681 3136 or

    Limited Seats Available


    Anton & Anne-mari set the benchmark when it comes to Forensic interviews, Polygraphs and Lie detection! Their dedication to their profession are remarkable and without question they set the standards for the industry.
    They are an asset to the security industry and their willingness to impart their skills and knowledge will forever change you, their subject knowledge will Inspire you!

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