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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

Keith Heckler
301-447-1380

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

April 26 - 27, 2021

April 28 - 29, 2021

May 15 - 16, 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?
April 26 - 27, 2021 Full
April 28 - 29, 2021 Full
May 15 - 16, 2021 Full
May 17 - 18, 2021 Full
May 20 - 21, 2021 Full
June 5 - 6, 2021 Full
Apply June 7 - 8, 2021 Full
Apply June 10 - 11, 2021 Vacancies
Apply June 12 - 13, 2021 Vacancies
Apply July 8 - 9, 2021 Vacancies