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Forensic Fire Investigator

The Forensic Fire Investigator Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing the six required courses offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy, graduates will have an understanding of criminal fire investigation from basic to advanced documentation, evidence collection and processing, procedures for fire death investigation, and effective courtroom testimony.

Required Courses

Forensic Technician (Crime Scene Investigation & Latent Print Processing)
Courtroom Testimony
Forensic Photography I
Forensic Photography II
Forensic Fire Fatality Investigation
Fire Investigator (NFPA 1033)

Once all 6 courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Forensic Fire Investigator Application and return to the TEEX Law Enforcement & Security Training division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent within 2 business days.

Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended

Forensic Fire Investigator

Division Course Number Title Description Funding Option Delivery Type

PUBLICSAFETY

FSA100

Forensic Technician

Face-to-Face

PUBLICSAFETY

FSA101

Forensic Photography I

Face-to-Face

PUBLICSAFETY

FSA112

Forensic Photography II

Face-to-Face

PUBLICSAFETY

FSA116

Foundations of Forensic Photography

Online

PUBLICSAFETY

FSA117

Forensic Fire Fatality Investigation

Face-to-Face

PUBLICSAFETY

FSA118

Foundations of Courtroom Testimony

Online

PUBLICSAFETY

FSA119

Courtroom Testimony Practical Applications

Face-to-Face

ESTI

INV100

Fire Investigator Phase I

Face-to-Face
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