The Forensic Fire Investigator Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing the six required courses offered through the Texas Forensic Science Academy, graduates will have an understanding of criminal fire investigation from basic to advanced documentation, evidence collection and processing, procedures for fire death investigation, and effective courtroom testimony.

Required Courses

Forensic Technician (Crime Scene Investigation & Latent Print Processing)
Courtroom Testimony
Forensic Photography I
Forensic Photography II
Forensic Fire Fatality Investigation
Fire Investigator (NFPA 1033)

Once all 6 courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Forensic Fire Investigator Application and return to the TEEX Law Enforcement & Security Training division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent.

Forensic Fire Investigator


Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended

This was an excellent course.

— Death Investigation
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