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Fire Investigation: First Responder M0770

This online-mediated course is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.
Curriculum: Fire Investigation
Training Specialist

Keith Heckler
301-447-1380

Delivery type
Online-mediated
Continuing education units
1.4
ACE recommendation
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in public safety administration.

This online-mediated course is presented live via ZOOM for two consecutive weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.

This two-day course covers a basic overview of a fire investigation for the first responder. Students will participate in a live lecture that will review the basics of fire chemistry and develop an understanding of the role of the first responder in relation to fire suppression and fire investigation.

This course also stresses the importance of fire scene awareness, evidence identification, preservation and the basics of a fire investigation. Students will develop an appreciation of the convergence of suppression, investigation, science and law.

Upcoming offerings

March 9 - 10, 2021

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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_M0770.pdf PDF 71KB
Click link above for instructions to download the M0770 student manual.

Selection criteria

Fire and emergency services personnel who respond to fires or might conduct preliminary investigations into the origin and cause of fires.

Prerequisites

ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed required training.

Post-course requirements

None

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
March 9 - 10, 2021 Full