£135.00 incl. VAT

IIAI Foundation Certificate in Industrial Accident Investigation and Analysis

At present, the only online course offered by Neucom Ltd is the IIAI Foundation Certificate. If you have already purchased this online course, you will receive login information and instructions very soon. If you have already received this information, please go here to log in and start the course.


Whilst times vary depending on individual delegates, the course is designed to take 8 hours to complete but can be spread over 14 days if need be.


There is a quiz at the end of each section and a final online exam upon completion of the course.


The course is only certificated when purchased.

IIAI Associate Members (AMIIAI) and IIAI Full Members (MIIAI) completing the course free of charge as a membership benefit or as part of the election process have a course credit added to their membership records.

Delegates taking the course as a pre-requisite for the IIAI Lead Accident Investigators’ Certificate course will have a completion credit identified on their Lead Certificate.

Principal aims of the online version
  • Provide prospective Associate Members (AMIIAI) of the Institute of Industrial Accident Investigators with an IIAI approved basic course of study suitable for the general requirements of that grade and/or commence the formal training and development of investigators.
  • Introduce students to basic investigative tools and procedures in order to assist their employer’s investigations and/or refresh prior experienced candidates.
  • Assist employers with their duty to provide training to employees whose roles require them to have a basic understanding of the investigative process.
Course objectives
  • Discuss the extent of the accident problem (including the cost of accidents and the limit of insurance) and the various drivers or reasons for the investigative process.
  • State the legal requirements for the recording and reporting of accidents in England and Wales
  • Understand the basic role of external agencies and the powers of HSE/LA inspectors.
  • Describe a suitable strategy and method for a basic investigation and interview; including preliminary information needs and first actions at scenes.
  • Identify the main types of evidence and a means to assist gathering.
  • Map and analyse the various stages of an accident.
  • Explain the relationship between injury or damage producing accidents and near-miss accidents; and, estimate the extent of near-miss accidents in their workplace.
  • Utilise knowledge of the part played by people in accidents during causal analysis and the development of remedial intervention strategies.
  • Describe three types of mental process and the primary influences on human behaviour.
  • Utilise knowledge of the part played by management in accidents.
  • Discuss some of the suspected mental and physiological effects of lying and deception.
  • Prepare an interviewee for the free narrative stage and explain active listening and para-phrasing.
  • Make appropriate use of closed and directed questions.
  • Describe the basic civil claims process and list a range of standard disclosure documents.
  • Explain the term legal privilege.

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About Neucom

Our core business is industrial accident investigation and we have a wealth of varied experience in that field.

Reading Rooms

Designed for those with an involvement in the accident investigation process, the reading areas consider a range of subjects from the perspective of the accident investigator.

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E: info@neucom.uk
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