Understanding the Fire Investigator’s Job: A Guide for Non-Investigators Credit Hours: 3 Approximate reading time: 0.5 Hours Approximate online time: 0.5 Hours You Must Be Signed In To View This Program. Register Today NFPA Documents Disclaimer- NFPA and other resource editions cited within the CFITrainer.Net site were current as of the release of the respective modules. The field of fire investigation and its guiding documents are constantly evolving and it is incumbent upon the fire investigator to remain up to date with the guidance in the current editions of the documents referenced in all modules on CFITrainer.Net, regardless of which edition was used in the writing of the module. Program Abstract Although they may not be responsible for origin and cause determination, there are many "non-investigator" professionals whose duties include some aspect of the investigation of a fire incident, including public service agency managers, attorneys, insurance personnel (including adjustors and SIU personnel), law enforcement, and the fire service. For these professionals to do their jobs well requires an understanding of the fire investigator's job, how fire investigators are trained, and how to evaluate an investigator's work product. This self-paced program explains to non-investigators the role of the fire investigator, what the fire investigator does, how the fire investigator is trained, what qualifications the fire investigator must meet, the methodology for conducting a fire investigation, how the fire investigator reports findings, and how the fire investigator prepares for testimony in legal proceedings.