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.
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.
Permission of program director.
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- Describe and explain basic methods of fire investigation, including determining point of fire origin, path of fire travel, and evidence preservation. (FSC209)
- Apply practical skills for fire investigators by demonstrating appropriate examination and recording practices. (FSC210)
- Explain and describe the appropriate processes for case building for fire investigators in a crime scene. (FSC211)
- Describe and demonstrate appropriate skills and procedures for fire fighters involved in courtroom testimony. (FSC212)