Revise, refresh and reinforce TOP-SET concepts. Enhance your knowledge of incident investigation and the TOP-SET system, and maintain your Senior Investigator certification.

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For Senior Investigators, this 1-day course not only explores the fundamentals of sound Root Cause Analysis but also looks at the importance of understanding human factors, team dynamics, good leadership, SMART actions, personality bias and ‘blame culture’ in the investigation of incidents.

Delegates who complete this course will have incident investigation skills and knowledge refreshed so they are prepared for investigating any type of problem/incident.

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This course is delivered in person or virtually.

It is run on an open basis in the UK and internationally, and can be run as an in-company course on request.

Refresher Course Outcomes

Revises, refreshes and reinforces knowledge and understanding of the Kelvin TOP-SET incident investigation system
Introduces new ideas and techniques in Root Cause Analysis. Delegates should be able to confidently critique an RCA by the end of the course
Revisits SMART actions and their importance; when, how & where they can be made
Discusses human factors as they impact on all incidents
Explores the differences between blame, fault and responsibility
Establishes the key features of good team leadership
Raises awareness of personality bias and its impact on investigation
This course equates to 7 hours of CPD

The Refresher Course is taught in person, or in Cloud Classroom

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In Person

Up to 16 people

Teaching is face to face

Physical whiteboards
for investigations

Complete group activities
in small teams


Course duration 7 hours

No computer required

No internet required

Travel may be required

Available publicly, and in company

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In Cloud Classroom

Up to 6 people

Teaching over video call

Virtual whiteboard
for investigations

Complete group activities
in virtual break-out rooms


Course duration 7 hours

Computer required

Internet download speed of
at least 15mbps required

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No travel required

Available publicly, and in company

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