Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
NNFA-0292
Organization Course Number:
F/W/M0770
Location:
Hybrid
Length:
2 days (14 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 public safety administration
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide first responders with the fundamental understanding of the principles, processes and procedures involved in fire scene examination.

Learning Outcomes:

  • evaluate how the role of first responder relates to the fundamentals of fire investigation
  • evaluate the impact of fire dynamics on the fire investigation
  • consider the process of a fire scene investigation
  • develop an understanding of potential issues and hazards affecting the first responder that relate to fatal fires, trauma, behavioral health, arson and social media
  • evaluate a fire scene and identify evidence applicable to determining the origin of the fire.

General Course Topics:

  • Overview of fire investigation and National Fire Protection Association 921/1033
  • Fire science
  • The fire scene
  • Uncomfortable fire investigation topics
  • Making the call
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials