Fire Investigations: First Responders

Course Hours: 16.0 Hours

Course Description

This two-day course presents a basic overview of a fire investigation. Students will review the basics of fire chemistry and develop an understanding of the role of the first responder in relation to fire suppression and fire investigation. The course will stress the importance of fire scene awareness, evidence identification, preservation, and the basics of a fire investigation. Students will develop an appreciation of the convergence of suppression, investigation, science, and law.


Who Should Attend

Fire and emergency services personnel who respond to fires or might conduct preliminary investigations into the origin and cause of fires.

Special Notes

The Student Manual for this course is available to download on your GPSTC Student Dashboard in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) format, which will function on any electronic device.  You may, however, choose to print your own copy or arrange to have one printed by the GPSTC Print Shop at your own expense.   

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
10/28/2020 10/29/2020 Gilmer County Fire 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT20548 Register