Overhaul, Property Conservation, and Scene Preservation

CEF015 – 4.00 Hours


FP CEF015 50 $10.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Once a fire has been put out, the job is not yet complete. Firefighters must perform overhaul, property conservation, and scene preservation operations.  Property conservation is a key principle of what the fire service offers.  This course covers salvage and overhaul. Property conservation is a key principle of what the fire service offers.  This course offers 4 CE hours covering salvage and overhaul.  This course offers an interactive practice session and a module quiz based off IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting 7th edition.  This course satisfies: NFPA 1001 4.1.2, 4.3.8, 4.3.10, 4.3.13, 4.3.14, 4.5.1


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Technical Requirements

In order to successfully complete this course, you should have access to computer equipment meeting the following system requirements:

  • Recommended screen resolution: 1280 x 1024
  • Minimum screen resolution: 1024 x 768
  • Broadband or high speed internet
  • Latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari web browsers
  • Latest version of Flash
  • Latest version of Adobe Reader

Text Book

Students are expected to use the Essentials of Firefighting, 7th Edition Manual

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • 1. Describe overhaul.
  • 2. Explain how to conserve property at a fire scene.
  • 3. Describe the duties that firefighters must perform to protect and preserve a fire scene.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 4.00 hours – Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Contact Information

Online Continuing Education

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