This course will further expand the fire investigators knowledge of fire investigations by looking at the context and perspective of a fire or explosion investigations.  Sources of information will be examined such as public records, written statements, interviews, forensics, DNA,

laboratory services and evidence collection will be discussed.

​​ September 14 - 17, 2020

(4 day class)

Fire Inspector II and Fire Investigator Certificates

 Bayshore Fire Department

  North Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $220


Our course schedule is open to the public to increase and enhance your education and knowledge. 

Our fire service courses are approved by the Florida State Fire College and the National Fire Academy.  


  This course is designed to show the fire inspector and investigator the different forms of matter and energy, common substances, and how they relate to fires.  We will discuss chemical formulas of flammable and combustible substances, as well as the different chemical reactions related to fire ignition sources.

Fire Chemistry Course 

State # 2111

​​July 20 - 24, 2020

Fire Officer I Certificate

 City of Fort Myers Fire Department

  Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $220

Course Calendar

Fire Safety Inspector NFPA 1 and 101 Update Workshop

with Florida Amendments

State # RN9896

Fire Investigation:  Origin & Cause Course 

State # 2610


  This course is built for the fire investigator to enhance the ability to detect and determine the origin and cause of fires.  Topics will include fire methodology, fire science and behavior patterns, building systems, origin and causes of fires, electricity and fires, motor vehicle and marine fires and wildland fires.  

​​June 8 - 12, 2020

Fire Investigator Certificate

 Tice Fire Department

 Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $220

​​ August 26, 2020

Renewal of Fire Inspector Certificate

 Bayshore Fire Department

  North Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $110

Arson Investigation Course 

State # 407


  This course deals with the issues facing todays fire service leaders, managers, firefighters and paramedics.  Topics will include labor relations, human and civil rights, diversity, conflict and conflict resolution.  We will also discuss the framework for ethical decision-making skills and we will review case studies.

Ethical & Legal Issues for the Fire Service Course 

State # 2770


  The curriculum for this course is a continuation of course origin and cause investigations.  The instruction is designed to provide the student with the basic foundations of arson investigations to include, but not limited to, the ethical basis of arson investigations, serial firesetters, juvenile firesetters, and the different types of arson found in Florida.   We will discuss specific evidentiary issues, the impact of the Daubert court decision on testifying in arson cases, the different types of evidence collection, specific arson fire sets and safety for the fire investigator.  This course follows the requirements for qualifications as a fire investigator as set for in NFPA 1033, the Standards for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators.

To attend this course, students must be a certified firefighter, fire inspector, or certified law enforcement personnel.

Registration  Form

Complete all sections of the registration form and then CLICK the SUBMIT button. 

You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours.

    August  2020

    June  2020


  This course will prepare participants to serve effectively as an organizational spokesperson.  Participants will learn about the profession of public relations in the Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement service and how important it is to manage media relations.  We will discuss crisis management and communications and the role of the public information officer plays in the incident command system.


  This course is designed for supervisors and firefighters training to be supervisors in the fire and EMS service.  This curriculum teaches the participants to solve problems and situations that they will encounter in this changing public safety service.  We will review management theory, leadership,

communications, motivation and employee behavior.

​​ August 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, and September 2nd, 2020

Five Wednesdays

Fire Officer III Certificate

 City of Fort Myers Fire Department

  Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $235

Public Information Officer Course 

State # 2706

    July  2020

​​ August 10 - 14, 2020

Fire Investigator Certificate

 Tice Fire Department

  Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $220

Company Officer Course 

State # 2720

​​July 6 - 10, 2020

Fire Investigator Certificate

 Bayshore Fire Department

  North Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $220

Our courses are taught in a classroom setting with a live instructor that has years of experience in the course content and have become subject matter experts in their fields.  The fire service courses meet the standards set forth by the State of Florida Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire Standards and Training and have been given state approval for these courses.  We provide our students with a booklet of the course material, a legal writing pad, a pen and a highlighter for each course.  Our course certificates can be used to gain continuing education credits towards re-certifications hours for fire service inspectors and instructors in the State of Florida.

    September  2020


  This 8-hour workshop satisfies the mandatory training renewal requirements for the Fire Safety Inspector Certificate as required by Florida Statute 633. 

All Fire Safety Inspectors are required to complete a minimum of 54 hours of continuing education.  Per Florida law, eight of those hours must consist of updates from the Florida Fire Prevention Code.  This course has been approved by the Florida State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire Standards and Training.

Latent Investigation Course 

State # 2630

​​June 22 - 26, 2020

Fire Inspector II Certificate

 Tice Fire Department

  Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $220