This multi-program certificate allows insurance personnel who participate in the investigation of fire scenes to improve their skills, particularly related to testimony in legal proceedings. To complete each program required for the Fire Investigation for the Insurance Industry multi-program certificate, view all the sections of each required module, complete the required readings, and pass the Skills Challenge test. Once all modules have been completed, a downloadable certificate will become available on the certificate's main page, which can be accessed from the User Dashboard entry for the certificate or from the Multi-Program Certificates page. The multi-program certificate, once completed, is also added to the transcript. You must be logged into CFITrainer.Net to earn the certificate.
The basics of the scientific method are deceptively simple: observe, hypothesize, test, and conclude.
This module discusses the highlights of important changes in these new editions and their implications for fire investigation.
This self-paced program is an introduction to discovery in civil proceedings such as fire loss claims and product defect lawsuits.
This module is “PPE 101” for all personnel who operate at post-fire scenes.
This program discusses how to access insurance information, understand insurance documents, ask key questions of witnesses, and apply the information learned.
This program discusses the latest developments in expert testimony under the Daubert standard, including the MagneTek case decided in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals.
This module uses the Motive, Means, and Opportunity case study to demonstrate how responsibility is determined in an arson case.
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.
This self-paced program provides a basic framework for structuring the management of fire cases and fire investigators.