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.

Company Officer Course 

State # 2720


Florida Incident Safety Officer Course 

State # 6742


COURSE  SCHEDULE  AND  REGISTRATION


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.  


​​May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and June 3rd, 2020

Five Wednesday's

Fire Officer III Certificate

 City of Fort Myers Fire Department

  Fort Myers, FL

​Course Fee:  $220

Latent Investigation Course 

State # 2630


    April  2020

  April 23, 2020


  Holiday Inn Express & Suites - St. Petersburg/Madeira Beach

 St. Petersburg, FL

Course Fee:  $255 per student

  April  6 - 10, 2020

Fire Officer One Certificate

  City of Fort Myers Fire Department

 Fort Myers,  FL

Course Fee $220

Course Calendar

May 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th, 2020

Fire Inspector and Investigator Certificates

 Bayshore Fire Department

  North Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $220

  April 24, 2020


  Holiday Inn Express & Suites - St. Petersburg / Madeira Beach

 St. Petersburg, FL

Course Fee:  $255 per student

Due to COVID-19 Virus, this course is cancelled.

  

  This course is designed to provide the foundation of the investigation of fires.  This course will assist the company officer and fire investigator in the determination of the origin and cause of fires.  Topics will include fire behavior review, investigator ethics, construction, ignition sources, fire patterns, and scene reconstruction.  We will discuss electric fire investigations, wildland fires, vehicle fires, mobile home fires, RV fires and marine fires.  This course follows the requirements for qualifications for NFPA 1033, the Standards for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators.

​​June 8 - 12, 2020

Fire Investigator Certificate

 Tice Fire Department

  North Fort Myers, FL

Course Fee:  $220

  

  This course was designed for the Florida Fire and EMS Service to show the necessary steps in order to conduct a informal inquiry and formal internal investigation.  Topics will include crash investigations involving fire apparatus, ambulances and administrative vehicles.  How to conduct interviews and take written statements from witnesses and employees, step by step procedures for internal sexual harassment and hostile work environment investigations. 

We shall review the security and confidentially of investigations and review employees rights when it involves the

Florida Firefighters Bill of Rights, Weingarten Rights and Garrity Warning.


The following personnel would benefit from this course, Chief Fire & EMS Officers, Human Resources Directors,

City and County Managers, Union Officials, Training Officers and Internal Affairs Investigators.


 

Due to COVID-19 Virus, this course is cancelled.

Florida Incident Safety Officer Course 

State # 6742


    June  2020

Ethical and Legal Issues for the Fire Service Course 

State # 2770


  

  This course was designed to improve and enhance the interview techniques of personnel involved in fire investigations.  Topics will include planning for the interview, the interview setting, building rapport with the suspect, the difference between interviewing and interrogation, detecting deception,

the art of questioning and how to interview juvenile fire-setters.


The following personnel would benefit from this course, Chief Fire Officers, Fire-Arson Investigators,

Law Enforcement Officers, and Juvenile Fire-setter Specialists.


 

Incident Inquiries and Formal Internal Investigations Course 

From Our Leadership Series


  

  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.  This course will review management theory, leadership, communications, motivation and understanding employee behavior.


 

April 27 to May 1, 2020

Florida Safety Officer Certificate

  Charlotte County Fire / EMS

  Punta Gorda, FL

Course Fee:  $220

Advanced Interviewing Techniques for Fire Investigators Course 

From Our Leadership Series


  

  This course deals with the issues facing today's fire service leaders, managers, and firefighters.  Topics will include labor relations, human rights,

diversity, conflict and conflict resolution.  We will also discuss the framework for ethical decision making skills.

  March23 - 27, 2020

Florida Safety Officer Certificate

  Parrish Fire Department

  Parrish,  FL

Course Fee:  $220

  

  This course is designed to show the fire inspector and fire investigator the different forms of matter and energy, common substances, and how they relate to fires.  The chemical formulas of flammable and combustible substances, their bonding and separations, as well as the different chemical reactions related to fire and oxidation will be discussed.  We will discuss substances that arsonist can use to ignite their fires.


Registration  Form

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

You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours.


Fire Investigation:  Origin and Cause Course 

State # 2610


    March 2020

​​May 18 - 22, 2020

Fire Inspector and Fire Investigator Certificates

 City of Miami Fire Rescue

 Miami, FL

Course Fee:  $220

    May  2020

  

  This course offers a comprehensive program management approach to all hazard incident safety issues for incident commanders, company officers,

fire instructors, safety officers, chief fire officers and firefighters.  Topics will include safety concepts, guiding laws and regulations, designing an

ISO system for government agencies along with safety and hazard issues for buildings under fire, reading smoke, reading risks,

reading hazardous energy and reading firefighters.

 

Due to COVID-19 Virus, this course is cancelled.

Fire Chemistry Course 

State # 2111


  

  This course offers a comprehensive program management approach to all hazard incident safety issues for incident commanders, company officers, fire instructors, safety officers, chief fire officers and firefighters.  Topics will include safety concepts, guiding laws and regulations, designing an

ISO system for government agencies along with safety and hazard issues for buildings under fire,

reading smoke, reading risks, reading hazardous energy and reading firefighters.