Course Detail: AAIR - Aircraft Accident Investigation Refresher

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This 3-day course was developed for those who have taken an accident investigation course(s) in the past but want to refresh and update their knowledge on investigation process, procedures, and techniques. Course schedule flexibility will also be offered to cover other topics of interest to the students. Extensive use will be made of the Robertson Accident Investigation Laboratory for aircraft system and structures investigation, as well as accident scenarios and case studies.

Who Should Attend

  • Air Safety Investigators
  • Safety Consultants
  • Safety Officers
  • Previous accident investigation and/or safety course attendees

Sample of Course Topics

  • Regulation/agency review and updates
  • On-site management
  • Aircraft Systems 
  • Investigation
  • Aircraft Structures 
  • Investigation
  • Modern on-site data collection
  • Witness interviewing

Course Objectives

After completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate a renewed understanding and competency in:

  • Accident investigation planning and preparation
  • Knowledge in current investigation processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of current regulations
  • Site management and hazmat procedures
  • Utilization of digital laser scanning equipment and techniques
  • Refresh witness interviewing skills
  • Aircraft systems and structures investigation
  • Human Factors Investigation


Embry-Riddle will award 2.1 CEUs to each attendee who successfully completed the course. Each attendee will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course.

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of $100 will be assessed on any standard cancellations. A late cancellation charge of 25% of the course registration fee will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 14 days of the start of the course.

Available Sessions