The Graduate Diploma of Accident Investigation at CQUniversity Australia develops advanced level expertise in the investigation and analysis of the factors which lead to accidents and the interventions required to prevent their recurrence.
Graduate Diploma of Accident Investigation graduates demonstrate advanced skills at systematically breaking down the factors leading to an accident and making the necessary findings and conclusions for prevention.
This course will be attractive to those who have responsibility for accident investigations across industry and society. The course provides core studies in the principles of accident investigation, accident phenomenology, accident forensics, accident analysis and human factors investigation.
Students are then able to continue into the Master of Safety Science (Specialisation) and choose a specialist domain (air, rail, road or industrial). Students complete an applied accident investigation project based on a ‘real' accident reconstruction at the university ‘crash lab'.
The course has been developed in consultation with Australia's leading accident investigation professionals from air, rail, road and industrial contexts, and the leading organisations and government authorities which inform public safety strategies.
In the Graduate Diploma of Accident Investigation you will undertake core subjects in the area of Accident Investigation including the areas of human factors, risk management, investigation law, safety systems, accident phenomenology and accident forensics and engineering. This will see you enhancing your career advancement opportunities as a specialist in your chosen area being highly employable in their field of expertise across both the private and public sectors.
The increasing focus on safety and health, together with global business and public sector emphasis on achieving reduced costs and higher reliability have resulted in the graduates of the CQU accident investigation units, being highly sought after by a range of industries including mining, manufacturing, maritime, aviation, defence, transport and logistics, health, consultancy and also government departments and authorities such as the police force.
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CRICOS Provider Code: 00219C
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