Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI-FIT®)
The IAAI-FIT® program encourages educational and professional development through recognition of an individual’s accomplishments in developing core abilities and competencies related to fire investigation.
About the IAAI Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI-FIT®) Program
The Fire Investigation Technician Program is designed to verify an applicant’s fundamental knowledge as measured against core job performance requirements of established professional qualification standards for fire investigators defined in NFPA 1021, NFPA 1033, and NFPA 1037.
The applicant must provide documentation of meeting minimum requirements including experience, training and education. Upon approval they must successfully pass a comprehensive examination.
Designation as an IAAI-FIT® has many advantages, including:
- Acknowledgement by an independent body that the individual has demonstrated competence on the applicable professional qualification standards.
- Recognition by an independent body that the individual possesses fundamental knowledge required by the applicable professional qualification standards.
- Demonstration, through the recertification process, that the individual is keeping current with their training and professional knowledge development.
- Measurement of these achievements using a standardized mechanism, as set by the IAAI-FIT® Committee.
Information on the IAAI-FIT® program can be found on the CFI Trainer website.
CFITrainer.net is a service of the International Association of Arson Investigators which offers fire investigators “access to programs on a wide variety of topics related to the field of fire investigations.” Read more on CFITrainer.net.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 18 montlhs of general experience in a fire investigation related agemcy or industry.
TRAINING / EDUCATION: A minimum of 44 hours of tested training.
ONLINE COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION: An examination that is based upon core job performance requirements. A socre of 75% or above must be achieved to successfully pass the exam.
Indiana Chapter Fire Investigation Technicians
Following is a partial list of Indiana IAAI Fire Investigation Technicians (IAAI-FIT®).
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