The court experience

The next court experience training will be held at the Keep Scotland Beautiful offices in Stirling on the following dates:

  • Thursday 7th September 2017
  • Tuesday 13th March 2018

Please email us at to book your place on this course stating which date you would prefer. 


This essential one-day course is for enforcement officers who may have to provide evidence in court. The course examines the practical elements of preparing for court and includes a half day at Stirling Sheriff Court where participants can experience being cross-examined in the witness box.

Delegates should have completed either the Use of Fixed Penalty Notice training or the Evidence, Notebooks and Statements training before attending this course.


Learning outcomes

By the end of the training your will:

  • Be familiar with and recognise the importance of court procedure
  • Understand the skills required to give evidence
  • Have practiced giving evidence in a courtroom setting
  • Understand how to deal effectively with difficult questions
  • Have discussed and summarised the experience of attending court


Accreditation: The course carries a maximum value of 4.5 hours (core activity) for the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme. 

Cost: £250 plus VAT. Discounts available for partner organisations


To book a place, please call us on 01786 471333 or email