FIRTĀ 1450. FIRE INVESTIGATOR (LECTURE 2, LAB 8). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This course meets curriculum requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Fire Investigator Certification. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible for the TCFP's certification examination for Fire Investigator, contingent upon testing requirements established by the TCFP. (Note: The TCFP charges additional testing and certification fees, which are the responsibility of the student.) Topics include fire behavior, causes of fire and explosions, legal considerations, fire cause determination, investigative techniques for specific types of fires, and completion of the TCFP's fire investigator skills.