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Investigating Serious Incidents PGCert

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

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  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Investigating Serious Incidents will provide you with a thorough grounding in the theory, evidence base and practice of investigating serious case incidents as part of a senior role within your organisation.

This course is ideal if your current professional role involves investigating serious incidents to understand why they occurred.

As you progress through this course you’ll enhance your understanding and knowledge of the legislation, procedures and guidance underpinning professional investigations of serious incidents.

You’ll develop your skills and expertise in terms of using a systematic process to undertake investigations and considering how to apply this within your own practice and work environments.

Why study with us

  • This is the only University-accredited course in the UK which helps to prepare people in the investigation of serious untoward incidents.
  • Course content is delivered by experts in the field of Serious Incident Investigation, from clinical and legal backgrounds.
  • The course includes the perspectives of the families affected by serious incidents in mental health care.

Learning and assessment

The course will be run at the University campus in Preston. It will be delivered in blocks of up to three days over the academic year, so you’ll be able to fit the study around your other work commitments.

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

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