Health and Safety


Course Title: Investigate Health & Safety Accidents, Incidents & Complaints – Level 3 in OH&S Unit 306
Course Code: HS110

Department: Health and Safety
Course Type: Part Time

This course is a stand-alone NVQ Level 3 in Occupational H&S and is for people who are responsible for investigating incidents and complaints involving H&S in the workplace, evaluating them and making recommendations as a result of these investigations.



C&G NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Health & Safety – Unit 306

Course Content

This unit is about:
Investigating accidents, incidents and health and safety complaints and reporting on the findings of the investigation in line with statutory and organisational requirements.
Making recommendations for improving health and safety in the workplace.

Two days in the classroom looking at the knowledge required: Legislative and organisational requirements, investigation systems, confidentiality, capabilities and scope, competency, communication and interview techniques, analytical techniques, reports and action plans, presentational techniques and the role of extenal regulatory organisations.

Candidates will be formally assessed in their workplace and will be required to complete a portfolio of evidence covering both the underpinning knowledge and the evidence of practical application.

Entry Requirements

None, but a Level 2 health and safety qualification is recommended.

Next Steps

Further units leading to the full NVQ in Occupational Health & Safety.