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Course Information

NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation | Classroom

The NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course will ensure your staff will have the necessary skills to carry out an unaided incident investigation of incidents that are non-complex and covers the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of minor incident investigation; this will help to ensure that these types of incidents don’t happen again.

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Who is the course for? 

This qualification is for anyone who wants to carry out incident investigations effectively. Employers, supervisors, SHE champions, union and safety representatives would greatly increase thier knowledge by completing this course.

What will delegates get from the NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course?

The course will enable you to:

  • Independently investigate simple incidents
  • Gather evidence including conducting witness interviews
  • Produce an action plan to prevent a recurrence of an incident
  • Contribute to team investigations for large scale incidents
  • Positively impact the safety culture in your organisation

Benefits of holding the HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation qualification include:

  • Being able to independently investigate simple incidents
  • Gather evidence including conducting witness interviews
  • Produce an action plan to prevent a recurrence of an incident
  • Positively impact the safety culture in your organisation

The knowledge, understanding and skills that you will gain from this qualification will also allow you to contribute to team investigations of larger-scale incidents.

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What benefits will employers get from the course?

Employers will gain a number of benefits from giving their staff the opportunity to take this qualification, including:

  • A drive down of repeat incidents – learn lessons so it doesn’t happen again
  • Confidence that your organisation’s approach to investigations is robust
  • Improved safety culture by encouraging a proactive approach to incident investigation
  • Build in-company expertise
  • An approach to incident investigations that reflect best practice

Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • We are an ELCAS approved training provider and members of the Armed Forces are eligible to use thier Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) on our NEBOSH courses.

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NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation Syllabus

The course covers the following topics:

  • Moral, legal and financial arguments for investigations
  • Human and organisational factors that can contribute to an incident
  • The process for investigating incidents
  • Positive interview strategies and the barriers to successful interviews

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How is the NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course assessed?

To achieve the qualification, candidates must pass a practical assessment.

The practical assessment is completed at the end of the course and lasts approximately 60 minutes.

You will be provided with a pack of evidence and shown a video of three witness interviews.

You will be asked to review the evidence, evaluate each interview and produce an action plan that will help prevent a recurrence of an incident.

You will receive your results within 24 working days of sitting the assessments. Once you have achieved a pass a qualification parchment will be issued.

This is normally within 40 working days of the confirmation of the successful unit.

How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course?

1 Day for the classroom course.

You will be required to undertake three hours of pre-course reading before your course commences.

Some suggestions for this pre-course reading include:

  • Reading and understanding the requirements of your organisation’s incident investigation policy
  • Reviewing a sample of your organisation’s previous incident investigation reports to find what lessons have been learnt
  • Reviewing some of the incident investigation case studies from the HSE’s website that may be relevant to your organisation

HSE Website – Case Studies

How much does the NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course cost?

£275 plus vat

  • This cost includes the tuition, examination and certification of the course.

**Important information for students using ELC funding**

ELC funding received for ELCAS approved courses is inclusive of the following tuition, examination and certification fees, course materials and VAT in the course cost as per ELCAS and MOD regulations.

Why not save some money and bundle courses together – please check out our bundle deals here.

Payment plans are available on request. Please contact us to discuss your options.

What funding is available?

ELCAS Course Funding

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £2000.

To find out more about elcas funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this NEBOSH qualification, however, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

How do I book the NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation classroom course?

Please click on the button below to book and enroll on the NEBOSH Investigation course or contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing

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What does the course cost cover? +

Delegates will have the following included as standard:

  • Training and assessment fees
  • NEBOSH approved textbook
  • Comprehensive tutor support from an experienced Health & Safety professional throughout your course
  • NEBOSH registration fees
Accreditation +

NEBOSH is approved by SQA

What is the qualification level of the NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course? +

The NEBOSH Investigation course equivalent is RQF Level 2 on the SQA framework.

How long is the qualification valid for? +

This qualification has no run-out date, but it is recommended that you complete yearly professional development.

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We want you to leave our course with the knowledge and confidence to be able to put your new-found skills and ideas into practice within your organisation.


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