Accident Investigation Training is one of our most popular courses at RSSB. Attending this course helps bring the process of accident investigation to life, giving delegates the practical skills and knowledge needed to carry out accident investigations.

New dates have been confirmed for 13-14 August 2024 in London and we are now taking delegate bookings. Led by RSSB experts, this popular course has just a few places left, first-come, first-served, so please reserve your place today.

What delegates can expect from the course

The course is informed by RIS-3119-TOM, the Rail Industry Standard for accident and incident investigation. Completing this course will support delegates in complying with relevant legislation. Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding why accidents are investigated
  • Understanding the accident investigation process
  • Identifying the range of evidence required in an investigation
  • Demonstrating effective interviewing techniques
  • Learning how to analyse evidence and reach conclusions
  • Recognising the underlying causes of accidents using human factors techniques
  • Understanding the structure of a good quality report
  • Developing effective recommendations.


RSSB is the rail industry’s independent voice on safety and standards. Our core purpose is to actively help the industry work together to drive improvements across GB’s rail system, including market leading railway training designed and delivered by rail experts.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at those who conduct investigations into accidents, incidents, near misses, and close calls, both on and off the operational railway. It is also useful for line managers and professionals who may be called upon to investigate accidents.

Date: 13-14 August, London

Fees: RSSB members & affiliates £770; non-members £1,540 (prices ex VAT).


Visit the RSSB website to find out more.