This one-day qualification is a joint collaboration between NEBOSH and UK’s Health and Safety Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). It is designed with the aim to show how non-complex incidents can be investigated effectively and organisations can avoid similar incidents from re-occurring by learning from the lessons and implementing action plans to improve it.
Employers will benefit by giving their staff the opportunity to take this qualification, including
Individuals will gain the following benefits:
This qualification is for anyone who wants to carry out incident investigations effectively; suitable for managers, supervisors, SHE Champions, union representatives and aspiring health and safety practitioners.
There are no entry requirements, but it is recommended that the delegates should have an underpinning knowledge of health and safety issues. Delegates should have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus (equivalent to International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests).
Unit INV1: Application of knowledge by analysis of a theoretical incident investigation.
Delegates will be required to complete a practical assessment at the end of the course. 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.
Upon successful completion of the practical assessment, delegates will be awarded with NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation issued by NEBOSH.
The NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 5 with 1 SCQF credit point. SCQF Level 5 is comparable to RQF Level 2 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Upon successful completion of training, WSH Officer can apply for 7 SDU points as part of their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program CPD/106/A1B/027 (WEF 01 Oct 2019 – 30 Sep 2020)
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