Course DescriptionThis course introduces students to the basic concepts of origin and cause, utilizing classroom lecture and hands-on techniques.
Required textbooks to be purchased by the student:
1.) Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition
2.) NFPA 921: Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, 2021
3.) NFPA 1033: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, 2022
Laptop computer with high speed internet.
Minimum 3 years as a member of a fire department, police department or must be a Chief, Line Officer or member of an investigative team assigned to conduct origin and cause investigations. Student must complete the CFITrainer.net module: The Practical Application of the Relationship between NFPA 1033 and NFPA 921.
Student must bring a copy of printed “CFITrainer” module certificate.