Fire Investigation: First Responders

Course Hours: 16.0 Hours

Course Description

The goal of this course is to provide students with the knowledge that will enable them to identify and define key components of fire investigation specifically as they relate to the scientific method, scene preservation and the role of the first responder.

Who Should Attend

The target audience for "Initial Fire Investigation for First Responders"is first responders and their advancement in the professional development of fire rescue, and emergency service personnel, as well as the mitigation of loss of life and property from fire and other hazards. An integral part of the program is training and professional development in fire and life safety education program/courses. This course does not lead to state certification for fire investigator.

Special Notes

The National Fire Academy does not utilize Social Security Numbers on their registration form; this form is in addition to the Georgia Public Safety Training Center application process. The NFA form will be completed on the first day of the course. Students must provide the Student Identification Number on the first day of the course. What this means to you: This number is used in place of a Social Security Number and is obtained through the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Applications for NFA courses that do not include a SID will not be processed, failure to provide the SID will result in the student not receiving credit for the course. To obtain a SID: 1. Register at 2. Select "Need a FEMA SID?" on the right side of the screen. 3. Follow the instructions to create your account. 4. You will receive an email with your SID. Save this number in a secure location. Use the SID in place of the SSN on the General Admissions Application Form (FEMA Form 119-25-1) and General Admissions Application Short Form (FEMA Form 119-25-2).

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
04/30/2024 05/01/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon