120 hr Fire Investigator

Course Description

NIPSTA’s Fire Investigator program is designed to exceed the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (“OSFM”), and provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to perform as an professional Fire Investigator, as defined by NFPA 1033 and 931.  This course covers multiple topics, skills and activities.  As each week builds on the next,  it must be taken in three (3) consecutive weeks

2022 Sessions

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Fall: October 17 - November 18, 2022

  • Week 1: October 17 - 21

  • Week 2: October 31- November 4

  • Week 3: November 14 - 18

2023 Sessions

Spring: May 22 - June 23, 2023

  • Week 1: May 22 - 26

  • Week 2: June 5 - 9

  • Week 3: June 19 - 23

Fall: October 16 - November 17, 2023

  • Week 1: October 16 - 20

  • Week 2: October 30- November 3

  • Week 3: November 13 - 17

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  1. Nick Steker

    Fire Investigator Program Coordinator

  1. Syllabus
  2. Textbook

Fire Investigator Course Syllabus