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Fire Investigator, T.C.F.P. Course Completer

INV300  - 50.00 Hours


Start Date

End Date


Class Number

3/2/15 3/6/15 College Station, TX USA FP INV300 10 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.


This is the third of three courses for those seeking certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) or State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association (SFFMA) to become a Fire Investigator.

This course satisfies the 27 mandatory skills required by the TCFP and prepares the student for the TCFP certification exam.


For certification purposes, the phases must be taken in sequence.  
Proof of successful completion of the following courses by the first day of class

You must provide a copy of your transcript or a certificate to the lead instructor on the first day of class.


  • 27 Mandatory skills (TCFP)
  • Practical exercises
  • Practical Exercises Performed
  • Practical Exercises: Pull wire, Terminate wire into jacks, Terminate wire end connectors
  • Review for Certification Exam


All Emergency Response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire and safety gear

  • Wear regular station duty wear for fire field activities
  • Wear office attire for classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes
  • a hard hat or structural firefighting helmet
  • eye protection
  • work gloves or structural firefighting gloves
  • steel-toed boots 


You are encouraged to bring the most current editions of the following books:

  • NFPA 921: Guide for Fire/Explosion Investigations
  • IFSTA: Fire Investigator
  • Kirk’s Fire Investigation

Education Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)


Contact Information

Harvie Cheshire

Phone: (866)878-8900

Other Information


  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. until finished

Course limit

  • 30 students

Annual Fire Training School


Annual Municipal School registration late fee

  • $50.00 will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline.

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