Emergency Response and Operations

Fire Investigation - CCL

This program is not eligible for Financial Aid
Major: 
5744N
Effective term: 
2016 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
12
Program Availability: 
Shared by CGC, EMC, MCC, PC, PVC
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Investigation program is designed to provide the educational credentials needed to become industry certified as Fire Investigators. Fire Investigation series I-IV is the regional standard in Arizona for professional Fire Investigators in the private and public sectors. The Fire Investigation track of the related Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Emergency Response and Operations degree integrates this CCL's specialized content within a more comprehensive program of study.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program. This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Admission criteria

Permission of program director.

Requirements
Credits:12
FSC209Fire Investigation I 3
FSC210Fire Investigation II 3
FSC211Fire Investigation III 3
FSC212Fire Investigation IV 3
Competencies
  1. Describe and explain basic methods of fire investigation, including determining point of fire origin, path of fire travel, and evidence preservation. (FSC209)
  2. Apply practical skills for fire investigators by demonstrating appropriate examination and recording practices. (FSC210)
  3. Explain and describe the appropriate processes for case building for fire investigators in a crime scene. (FSC211)
  4. Describe and demonstrate appropriate skills and procedures for fire fighters involved in courtroom testimony. (FSC212)