Incident Investigation

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Training:                       Certificate of Attendance

Delivery:               Classroom

Cost:                            $290 1 day incl GST / $490 2 day incl GST

Duration:                     1 or 2 day course                                       

The Training

This course targets the skills and knowledge required to conduct an investigation into Workplace hazards, risks and OHS/WHS incidents. 

You will gain valuable knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements for investigations and develop skills to conduct investigations.

Practical activities are included to transfer knowledge into carrying out an investigation on a workplace incident scenario, including inspection, review of practices, procedures, policy and reporting requirements.

A Certificate of Attendance is issued on completion.

Incident Investigation Team Member - 1 Day Course

The Workplace Incident Investigation course is designed to equip your investigation team members with the processes and skills required to conduct an incident investigation in their workplace.

Practical activities are carried out using a simulated Workplace Incident Investigation. The simulation requires attendees to follow workplace procedures, meet legislative requirements, complete Incident and report forms. The Practicals will assist in applying knowledge gained; to develop confidence for attendees to complete an actual incident investigation.

Supervisor/Manager Level Course - Two Days

The 2 day course delves deeper into incident investigation processes and legislative requirements from a Supervisor/Manager's view point, where the attendee may be required to participate in an investigation, but also lead or direct others.

This can assist your workplace to conduct efficient investigations, collect appropriate data for analysis and reporting to ensure Legislative requirements are met in a post In cident phase. This includes review of Incident reports, data analysis, working as a team to recommend control measures to prevent/minimise further incidents of a similar nature.

More complex practical scenario tasks include what data to collect / data analysis methods, communication requirements, determining incident contributing factors and applying controls; submitting compliance reports to Companyt and WorkSafe.

Course Structure

One Day Course

 The one day option for the Workplace Incident Investigation course involves practical activities, learning and knowledge in:

  • Legislative requirements
  • Workplace policies and procedures
  • Techniques, tools and processes for identifying hazards
  • Identifying hazards and apply control measures to risks
  • Apply Risk assessment techniques
  • Contributing to Hazard, Risk &  Incident reporting
  • Hazard / Risk control plans
Two Day Supervisor / Managers' Course

The two day managers' option for the Workplace Incident Investigation course involves :

  • Company & Personal legislative responsibilities
  • Processes for incident investigations
  • Facilitating Incident Investigations
  • Data collection / analysis of data
  • Primary and Secondary contributors
  • Investigation reporting
  • Analysing and implementing hazard control methods
  • Legislative and Compliance reporting requirements
A certificate of attendance is issued on successful completion
You may choose to gain the national unit BSBWHS416 - Contribute to workplace incident response
You complete a portion of the assessments for this national unit during this class.
To complete the unit, you will be required to:
  1. pay an extension fee of $250/person
  2. complete the remaining assessments post course - either by self managed remote OR by attending an additional half day course (course included in extension fee)


  • you may wish to use this unit to start your Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. You would then enrol in the Cert IV, attend this class as part of your tuiton (included in your Cert IV course fees).
  • Contact us for specific details of this pathway and how you can opt to complete the remaining Certificate IV units, by classroom attendance


To enrol in this course, please contact us.

If you have any questions about this qualification or what else we can offer you, please contact our friendly staff via our online enquiry form, email.

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Workplace Incident Investigation


Total Cost: $290
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