Involves a two-day practical skills development and evaluation session including a live cubicle burn plus investigation and written exam.
Pre-requisite: You must be registered in Level I and be able to complete the online course before the practicum dates.
Successful students will obtain ProBoard accreditation from the College of the Rockies.
FireWise is known for its expertise in providing fire investigation education for more than ten years. We have now partnered with the world’s leading fire investigation expert, Dr. John DeHaan, to bring you a blended online and practical education program. With over 40 years’ experience in fire and explosion related forensic science, Dr. DeHaan has been involved in many national and international efforts to improve fire investigation. He has authored six editions of Kirk’s Fire Investigation since 1982, one of the most widely used textbook in the field.
About the practicum:
Practicum: Sunday, October 18 – Monday, October 19, 2020 at Taber Fire Department. 5207A-49th Avenue, Taber, Alberta. Includes live cubicle burns plus investigation, practical skills development and evaluation session. Students must complete the online curriculum prior to participating.
- Study Guides are the current edition of NFPA 921 or Jones and Bartlett’s Fire Investigator Principles and Practice.