|Delivery type||6-Day Off-Campus|
|ACE recommendation||In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, two semester hours in fire science or arson investigation.|
This six-day course addresses the basic skills needed to conduct initial fire cause determinations. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be better prepared to make observations and gather information that will assist in identifying area(s) of origin and assess the need for additional assistance to accurately determine the cause of a fire. Subjects include, but are not limited to, behavior of fire, determining area of origin, accidental and incendiary fire cause determination, fire scene examinations, motives of the firesetter, vehicle fires, legal aspects (court testimony), and handling/preservation of evidence.
|Comments||To know if it was accidental or arson...I have a better understanding of fire origin and cause...Information given will help with reports and records...It will help to give accurate information to our State Fire Marshal.|