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Fire Investigation: First Responders S0770

This online-virtual delivery is presented live via ZOOM for 2 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

Lester Rich
301-447-1209

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

This online-virtual delivery is presented live via ZOOM for 2 consecutive weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.

This 2-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.

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Upcoming offerings

July 8 - 9, 2021

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Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_S0770.pdf PDF 71KB
Click the link above for instructions to download 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?
July 8 - 9, 2021 Full