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Course Overview

Learn how to control and inspect the aftermath of a serious incident and understand how it happened with this Accident Investigation training course. Intensive and accurate assessments of accident scenes are essential; to ensure the cause is fully realised, lawful responsibility is declared, and preventative measures are ascertained. You can discover how to gain the specialised observational skills needed to perform these tasks with the contents of this course. As you study each online module, you will come to know the requirements for a complete and accurate investigation. You will learn how to gather and analyse evidence from a location and provide photographs and documented details from the scene of an accident. You will also be taught how to interview witnesses and those directly affected by the incident, along with reporting and communication methods. Measured use of these abilities will ultimately lead to a final report and a recommendation for preventative resolutions.  Please note that the Accident Investigation course offers valuable extensive theoretical training and advice regarding official participation in a sanctioned investigation. However, it does not provide valid qualifications or certification to offer these abilities professionally or assume any authority. Always check with local authorities before performing these activities. 

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • Understanding the legal and ethical reasons for accident investigation
  • Gathering appropriate evidence and assessing the risks
  • Taking photographs and documenting accurate details from an accident scene
  • Holding interviews and mitigating risk depending on the evidence available
  • Providing appropriate reports and conclusions according to the audience


Learning Outcomes

  • Instant access to detailed example cases and accident reports
  • Participation in online observational training exercises
  • Quick assessment and guidance for all assignments
  • Freedom to study in any location and at a pace that suits you
  • Expert support from dedicated tutors committed to online learning


Your Path to Success

When you complete all of the online modules included in the Accident Investigation course, you will have gained the practical knowledge and abilities to examine and analyse the scene of a serious incident. This provides a definitive advantage to those working in risk management, as a health and safety officer, or looking to procure employment in these areas. 

Is This Course Right for You?

This course is designed to provide a valuable introduction to investigative techniques and locational analysis. It offers an excellent way to gain the vital skills and knowledge needed to perform risk analysis and management or problem management. Full-time and part-time learners are equally supported, with study periods being entirely customisable to your needs. 

Certificate of Achievement


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme

An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course.After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £99 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge. 

CPD Certification from HF Online

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD certificate. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39. 


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Academy for Health & Fitness will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website. 

Assessment Method

You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates.Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

Q Where are the courses held?

All the courses advertised on this website are studied online. There is no need for you to attend a venue to gain one of our qualifications.

Q What devices can I use to study the course?

The course is designed to display correctly on all devices including PC’s, Tablets and Mobile phones. As long as you have an internet connection you can log on and study.

Q Is there an end of course test?

Yes. Each course has an end, of course, multiple-choice test that will test your knowledge of the course modules you have just studied.

Q What is the pass mark for the end of course test?

The pass mark for the end of course tests is 60%

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