This five-day course has been designed by Forensic Fire Scene experts to provide people who have a Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) background with the relevant knowledge and practical skills required to manage and undertake a fire scene investigation.
Who is this Course for?
This course is ideal for people with a CSI, Forensic or Fire Service background with limited knowledge of Fire Scenes and their investigation.
The course involves, desk top exercises, real world case studies and practical re scene excavation all taught by a Forensic Fire Scene expert. They are great for continuing professional development and useful for building professional portfolios.
Senior Investigating Officers
Crime Scene Managers and Crime Scene Investigators
Forensic Investigators, Scientific Support Managers and Forensic Service Managers
Fire Service Personnel or Engineers
Forensic Practitioners, including Forensic Pathologists, Forensic Technicians, Forensic Scientists
The aims of the course are to provide:
The knowledge and skills required for CSI’s, Investigation personnel and Forensic or Fire Practitioners to manage and undertake the logistics of fire scene investigations
To assist with the recovery of evidence and knowledge of arson investigations
To build awareness of ignition sources, the scientific method and to avoid the pitfalls of fire investigation.
Basic Fire Science
Fire Scene Safety
Fire Ignition Sources
Practical aspects of Fire Scene Investigation
Fire Scene Photography/Plan Drawing and Note Taking
Fire Interpretation/Burn and Smoke Pattern Interpretation
Arson evidence and special considerations
Suspect/Victim considerations in Fire Scene investigation
Recovery of Fire Scene Evidence and Analysis Awareness
Myths of Fire Scene Investigation
Other tools for the Fire investigator (K9, Electronic, Digital)