CFE100 - Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator

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Subject Title
Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator

Subject Description
The Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) Certification program is intended to increase the
professional knowledge and improve the analytical skills of those persons who engage in the investigation
and analyses of fire and explosion incidents. This subject is required in the Fire Safety Certificate.

Credit Status
This is a required credit in the Fire Safety Certificate Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

. apply fire and explosion scene investigation techniques
. analyze fire patterns using fire investigation technology
. collect and preserve evidence at a fire and explosion scene
. diagram and document the fire and explosion scene
. determine the origin of the fire or explosion
. prepare to provide fire case testimony
. apply NFPA 921
. apply safety precautions to a fire and explosion scene investigation

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.