Courses

FWC provides training and education programs in online, blended, classroom, and workshop formats, focusing on career development and current issues.

Online Training

Informed by decades of field work, our online programs capitalize on our behind the scenes experience to grow individuals professionally. Curriculum is designed to university-quality standards in an easy to navigate learning platform.

NFPA 1033 Fire Investigation Education

An online course with an optional two-day practical skills development and evaluation session. ProBoard accreditation awarded upon successful completion of exam and skills evaluation.

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Company Inspection Program

Endorsed by the Institution of Fire Engineers, this is a comprehensive online course designed to increase the knowledge base of firefighters who perform fire safety inspections or prepare new firefighters.

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Building Safety Prevention Training

Geared to building owners and managers, this course offers essential fire and life safety knowledge to perform fire safety self-assessment on low-risk buildings, low hazard occupanices.

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Introduction to Incident Command System

Designed for those required to respond in multi-jurisdictional emergency responses, and require an understanding of the Incident Command System.

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Fire Investigation - Electricity and Fire

Learn basic electrical concepts and how they relate to fire by a Red Seal construction electrician. Ideal for firefighters, arson investigators and insurance adjusters.

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Fire Investigation - Wildfire Investigation

Explore the various methodologies and unique processes that affect wildfire to understand how to conduct a wildfire cause investigation.

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Workshops

Organizations interested to bring learning from professional speakers and world-renowned subject matter experts can collaborate with FireWise to organize and facilitate an event. Co-host opportunities are available.

Advanced Arson

This is two-day informative workshop that includes presentation topics such as incendiary devices, serial arson, arson profiles and fire death. If you investigate fires this is for you! Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to learn first-hand from one of the premier arson investigators and criminal profilers in the world.

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The Arsonist Profiles

This is an informative workshop modern, up-to-date analysis of how and why some people ignite fires based from a Professional Arson Analyst/Profiler and former LA Sheriff’s Arson/Bomb Squad Investigator. Gain an understanding of arsonist behaviour; essential arson/fire investigator knowledge all that will allow you to be a better investigator and enhance your career.

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Alberta OFC Equivalencies

If you are a member of an Alberta Fire Department, and wondering if FireWise programming and courses meet provincial standards, please click here for more information.