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Accident Investigation

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Study method
Online, self-paced
435 hours
Access to content
365 days
No formal qualification
120 CPD hours / points
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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According to ILO, about 2.3 million people worldwide face work-related accidents or diseases every year; this corresponds to 6000 deaths every day. Some studies suggest, 70% of accidents in the workplace are because of management failure. Most of the time, it’s a challenge for the concerned party to find out what went wrong. So, if you’re up to take the challenge and investigate accident incidents, this course is the right choice for you! Enrol today and start thriving.

This Level 4 Accident Investigation course is endorsed by The Quality Licence Scheme and accredited by CPD & IAO (with 120 CPD points) to make your skill development and career progression related to Accident Investigation substantial and easier than ever!

The accident investigation course is broken down into several in-depth modules to provide you with the most convenient and rich learning experience possible. This accident investigation course incorporates the practicalities, incident reporting procedures, and developing solutions to help prevent accidents in the future. Through this accident investigation course, you will acknowledge the significance of incident investigation and how it should be conducted. This accident investigation incorporates the factors that allow you to develop a broader understanding of why incidents need to be investigated and the benefit of doing it. Subsequently, this accident investigation course walks you through the procedures you will need to follow while investigating an incident.

Throughout this accident investigation course, you will demonstrate an understanding of how to document the accident scene, how to conduct interviews, and how to develop solutions after studying reports. Besides, with this accident investigation course, you will develop knowledge and skills of conducting compelling interviews, including the ‘seven rights’ of the interview process. Last but not least, through this accident investigation course, you will understand how to document the investigation report in a standard manner and how to communicate the information with its target audiences.

What will I learn from this Accident Investigation course?

  • An overview of the fundamentals of accident investigation
  • Significance of accident investigation
  • Procedures to follow for investigating accidents
  • Guideline of how to document the accident scene
  • Understand the ‘seven rights’ of the interview process
  • Analyse and evaluate the cause of the accident
  • Foundational techniques to develop solutions
  • Methodologies for documenting and communicating investigation reports

On top of everything, you will get a certificate that includes 120 CPD points which will help make a mark for yourself in the competitive job market. This certificate will also help create an impression of self-reliance and dedication that will surely attract prospective employers to prioritise your job application. So, enrol in this Accident Investigation course today and open doors to enchanting career opportunities ahead.



120 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD QS

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Experts created the Accident Investigation course to provide a rich and in-depth training experience for all students who enrol in it. Enrol in the Accident Investigation course right now and you'll have immediate access to all of the Accident Investigation course materials. Then, from any internet-enabled device, access the Accident Investigation course materials and learn when it's convenient for you.

Start your learning journey straight away with this Accident Investigation course and take a step toward a brighter future!

Why Prefer this Accident Investigation Course?

  • Opportunity to earn a certificate endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme and another certificate accredited by CPD & IAO after completing this Accident Investigation course
  • Student ID card with amazing discounts — completely for FREE! (£10 postal charges will be applicable for international delivery)
  • Standard-aligned lesson planning
  • Innovative and engaging contents and activities
  • Assessments that measure higher-level thinking and skills
  • Complete the Accident Investigation program in your own time, at your own pace
  • Each of our students gets full tutor support on weekdays (Monday to Friday)

****Course Curriculum****

Here is the curriculum breakdown of the Accident Investigation course:

Module 01: Understanding the Investigation

  • Introduction of Accident Investigation
    • Definition of an Accident
    • Effective Accident Investigation Programs
  • Keeping the Accident Scene Safe
  • Things Disappear After an Accident
    • Material Evidence
    • Memory

Module 02: Why Investigate?

  • Legal Reasons for Investigation
  • Information and Insights Gained from an Investigation
  • Benefits Arising from an Investigation
  • Which Events Should Be Investigated?
  • Who Should Carry Out the Investigation?
  • When Should It Start?
  • What Does It Involve?
  • What Makes a Good Investigation?
  • Techniques for Analysing Adverse Events

Module 03: Accident Investigation Procedure

  • Gathering the Information
  • Analysing the Information
  • Identifying Suitable Risk Control Measures
  • The Action Plan and Its Implementation

Module 04: Documenting The Accident Scene

  • Introduction of Documenting the Accident Scene
  • Personal Observations
  • Get Initial Statements
  • Take Photos of the Accident Scene
  • Take Videos of the Scene
  • Sketch the Accident Scene
    • Some Sketching Pointers
  • Recording Interview

Module 05: Conducting Effective Interviews

  • The ‘Seven Rights’ of the Interview Process
  • Cooperation in the Investigation
  • Preparing for the Interview
  • Effective Interviewing Techniques

Module 06: Investigation and Cause Analysis

  • Three Phases of Cause Analysis
  • Injury Analysis
    • What is the Direct Cause of Injury?
    • Harmful Forms of Energy
  • Surface Cause Analysis
    • Hazardous Conditions
    • Unsafe or Inappropriate Behaviours
  • Analysis Tools
  • System Analysis
  • Hierarchy of Causes

Module 07: Developing Solutions

  • Effective Recommendations
  • Why Decision-Makers Don't Respond Quickly
  • The Hierarchy of Control Strategies
    • Higher Priority Strategies
    • Lower Priority Strategies
  • Recommend System Improvements
  • Six Key Questions

Module 08: Report Documentation and Communication

  • Accident Investigation Report Components
  • Target Audience for Report
  • Report Formats
  • Product of Reports by the Investigation Team
  • Typical Accident Report Documentation Aspects
  • Guidance on Report Writing

Assessment Process

We offer an integrated assessment framework to make the process of evaluation and accreditation for learners easier. You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass each exam. Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

You will be entitled to claim a certificate endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme after you have completed all of the exams.

Show off Your New Skills With a Certification of Completion

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the Accident Investigation course, you can order an original hardcopy certificate of achievement endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. The certificate will be home-delivered, with a pricing scheme of —

  • 99 GBP inside the UK
  • 109 GBP (including postal fees) for international delivery

Certification Accredited by CPD & IAO

Upon finishing the Accident Investigation course, you will receive an accredited certification that is recognised all over the UK and also internationally. The pricing schemes are —

  • 10 GBP for Digital Certificate
  • 29 GBP for Printed Hardcopy Certificate inside the UK
  • 39 GBP for Printed Hardcopy Certificate outside the UK (international delivery)

Who is this course for?

Is This Accident Investigation Course Right for You?

The Accident Investigation course is primarily for motivated learners looking to add a new skill to their CV and stand head and shoulders above the competition. Anyone of any academic background can enrol on this Accident Investigation course. However, this course is preferable for:

  • Individuals working as Occupational Health and Safety or related position
  • Managers, Engineers and Supervisors
  • People wish to become Occupational Health and Safety personnel
  • Anyone responsible for accident investigation within their organisation
  • Recent graduates


The Accident Investigation software does not require any prior knowledge; everyone may participate! This Accident Investigation course is open to anyone who is interested in learning from anywhere in the world.

Every student must be over the age of 16 and have a passion for learning and literacy.

This 100% online course can be accessed from any internet-connected device, such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone. This Accident Investigation course allows you to study at your own speed and grow a quality skillset.

Career path

Enrolling on this Accident Investigation course can lead you to the following career paths:

  • Accident Investigator
  • Regional Facilities Manager
  • Health and Safety Manager
  • Private Investigator
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Human Resource and Health Safety Technician

And many more!

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.