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Accident Investigation Foundation

Why should you attend?

Accident Investigation Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to respond to accidents in the work area and/or site. During this training course, you will be able to understand the fundamental tools and techniques used to identify and evaluate the root cause of accidents, and to take the necessary actions to prevent their occurrence in the future.

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Accident Investigation Foundation” credential. A PECB Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methods, framework and processes. 

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Accident Investigation processes and concerned with accidents in the work area and/or site
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the Accident Investigation process
  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Accident Investigation 

Learning objectives

  • Understand the main elements and the need for Accident Investigation
  • Acknowledge the role of the employer, employees and interested parties during accident investigations
  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used to investigate and mitigate accidents in the work area and/or site

Educational approach 

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples
  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



Course agenda

  • Day 1: Fundamentals of accident investigation and response
  • Day 2: Accident investigation report and continual improvement, and Certification Exam 


The “PECB Certified Accident Investigation Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains: 

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts in Accident Investigation

Domain 2: Accident Investigation process

For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies.


Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about the Accident Investigation certification and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for the PECB Foundation Certification are:

Credential Exam Professional experience ACCIMS project experience Other requirements
PECB Certified Accident Investigation Foundation PECB Certified Accident Investigation Foundation Exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed 
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued 
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months free of charge

Training Days
CPD Certification
Exam Duration hour
Retake Exam
Language : English
Type : Classroom
Certification Fees: N/A
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