Level 5 Award in Investigating Serious Incidents in Health Care

About the qualification

Qualification Number: 603/0990/8

SFJ Awards Level 5 Award in Investigating Serious Incidents in Health Care

The main objective of this qualification is to recognise and develop the knowledge and skills required for investigating serious incidents in health care. Serious incidents are where the potential for learning is so great, or the consequences to patients, families and carers, staff or organisations are so significant, that they warrant using additional resources for a comprehensive response.

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • the principles of investigating serious incidents
  • the initial review of an incident
  • investigating a serious incident
  • investigative questioning and interviews
  • completing an investigation

The qualification is made up of a total of one mandatory unit at Level 5  (10 Guided Learning Hours).

There are no pre-entry requirements for enrolling to complete this qualification.

Qualification withdrawal

This qualification is being withdrawn and therefore no further learners can be registered after 31 October 2022. All certifications of learners already registered on the qualification must be complete by 31 October 2023.

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