Fire Investigation – Electricity & Fire

Developed and presented by a Red Seal construction electrician who is an instructor at an electrical apprenticeship program at a British Columbia university, this course teaches basic electrical concepts and how they relate to fire. This module is ideal for firefighters, arson investigators and insurance adjusters working to attain a Fire Investigator designation or current fire investigators wanting to enhance their knowledge. The course takes approximately one hour to complete.

Who should take this course?
This module is ideal for firefighters, arson investigators and insurance adjusters working to attain a Fire Investigator designation or current fire investigators wanting to enhance their knowledge.

Curriculum:

  • Teaches basic electrical concepts and how they relate to fire.
  • Curriculum based on Chapter 7 of Jones and Bartlett’s Fire Investigator Principles and Practice.

Course benefits:

  • Can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of our comprehensive Fire Investigation Education.
  • Offers essential yet hard to find knowledge that every fire or arson investigator should know.
  • University-quality curriculum; easy to navigate learning platform.

Course delivery:
Online.

Course structure:
Three modules concluding with a final exam.

Duration:
Online training 1+/- hours.

Course Fee:
$49.95 plus applicable taxes. 

Instructor:
FireWise has partnered with a Red Seal construction electrician who teaches the Electrical Apprenticeship Program at a BC University.

Certification:
Course certificate awarded for final examinations with a 70% or higher score.

Technical requirements:
High speed internet connection and current internet browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox or Edge.

Course materials:
Chapter 7 of Jones and Bartlett’s Fire Investigator Principles and Practice.

Training support:

  • FWC in-house course instructor is available by email or phone for questions and assistance.
  • Technical support available during regular business hours.