Accident, Investigation and Courtroom Skills

Location: IWEA
Duration: 2 Days
Registration: 9.00
Course Time: 9.30 - 17.30
Course Cost
Company Member: €400
Non Company Member: €600

Course Overview

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Delegates will learn how to apply best practice to the investigation & reporting of Incidents. This will help provide for effective risk management and knowledge on how the adversarial system works.

This two day training course will cover the relevant skills needed to complete and support an Incident Report in accordance with best practice. Delegates will also get a clear understanding of how to manage an Incident from the initial stage right up to providing clear information to judicial investigations.

Participants can also experience and engage proactively in mock court scenarios, where all delegates are cross-examined on their own personal case study. The techniques lawyers use in adversarial questioning will also be examined. This will highlight the importance of accurate factual notes and statements.

This course will also show participants how to make appropriate use of supporting evidence, documents and notes when giving evidence and how to give confident and clear evidence when called upon.

Who should attend

Good Incident Investigation is essential to effective risk management. This course will give delegates the confidence that they are responding to Incidents appropriately and effectively. Delegates will leave gaining the skills required to conduct a full and impartial Incident Report.

Course Content

Incident Report Writing
• Interviewing Witnesses & taking statements
• Your Records & Reports
• Importance of photographs, records, diary entries and notes taking
• Legal Privilege
• Legal Discovery
• How to defend your report
• How to express an opinion
• How the adversarial system works & implications of discovery orders
• Preparation for court and your role in court Individual Accident Reports will be examined for each individual with detailed feedback from the lawyer trainer on individual statements & will provide a template for going forward.

Delegates will get a clear understanding of how enhance their investigation and to manage an accident from the initial stage right up to providing information in court

Course Trainers

La Touche Training is a firm of solicitors and barristers that specialize in training non-lawyers in the legal aspects of their work.

Since 1995, over 90,000 delegates have attended on interactive and experiential training. They work with every local authority in country as well as the vast majority of government departments, regulatory and enforcement agencies in the country.