Fire Investigator Phase I

INV100 - 50.00 Hours

Description

This course satisfies a portion of the job performance requirements as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1033, Standard for Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications.

This is the first of three courses for those seeking certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) or State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association (SFFMA). Participants must complete all three courses to be eligible for TCFP or SFFMA.

This class does NOT offer Pro Board certification.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course satisfies a portion of the job performance requirements as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1033, Standard for Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications.

This is the first of three courses for those seeking certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) or State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association (SFFMA). Participants must complete all three courses to be eligible for TCFP or SFFMA.

This class does NOT offer Pro Board certification.

Prerequisites

TCFP Certification Requirements 

Participants must complete all 3 Fire Investigator courses: INV100, INV200, and INV300. Participants interested in pursuing certification through TCFP should review their website for requirements.

SFFMA Certification Requirements

Participants must complete all three Fire Investigator courses: INV100, INV200, and INV300. Participants that successfully complete these courses, can submit their TEEX certificates of completion, along with SFFMA certification application, to the SFFMA office for processing.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire

For classroom activities, students must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve/ long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts). It is preferred that participants wear duty uniform or business casual dress. 

Participants Must Provide 

Textbook: Jones and Bartlett, Fire Investigator: Principles & Practice to NFPA 921 and 1033, 5th edition 

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. 

Topics

Administration+Fire Methodology+Basic Fire Science+Fire Patterns+Building Systems+Active Fire Protections Systems+Building Fuel Gas Systems+Fire-Related Human Behavior+Legal Considerations+Safety+Sources of Information+Planning the Investigation

Suggested Audience

All Emergency Response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

Annual Fire Training School Information

If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School, you need to be aware of the following additional information:

Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements

Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.

Annual Fire Training School Late Registration

The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities

Testing Policy - American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities

Annual Fire Training School Contact Information

If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900 or email annualschool@teex.tamu.edu.

Contact Information

Robert Barron

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-5562 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

INV200+INV300Fire Investigator Phase 2+Fire Investigator, T.C.F.P. Course CompleterFire Investigator Phase 2+Fire Investigator, T.C.F.P. Course CompleterFire Investigator Phase 2+Fire Investigator, T.C.F.P. Course Completer

Policies

TEEX Policies


Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Merrie.Noak@teex.tamu.edu 
  • For out-of-state tuition rates, contact the Fire Officer Program office at Merrie.Noak@teex.tamu.edu  
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