North Carolina Chapter

International Association of Arson Investigators

  • May 13, 2024 8:00 AM | NCIAAI Membership (Administrator)

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  • December 11, 2023 8:00 AM | NCIAAI Membership (Administrator)

    December 11-14, Fayetteville NC

    Pre-registration required - ncosfm.gov/firemarshal101

  • December 04, 2023 8:00 AM | NCIAAI Membership (Administrator)

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    North Carolina IAAI Chapter -Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony

    December 4-6, 2023

    310 Cedar Springs Road

    Salisbury, North Carolina 28147

    The Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony course walks you through what it’s like to prepare for and testify as an expert witness in a real case. During the class, you will spend time with actual attorneys giving your deposition, preparing for your testimony, as well as spending the day in a real courtroom environment where you will take the stand for direct and cross-examination.

    The classroom portion includes Legal System Overview; Court Rules and Case Law; Qualifying as an Expert and Standing by Your Curriculum Vitae; and How to Write and Present Your Opinion Analysis.


    The court preparation portion includes The Practical Exercise; Court Exhibits: How to Present and what should be Included; Presentation of Evidence: Best Practices; and Working with an Attorney.

    This course meets the testimony requirement for IAAI-CFI® (IAAI-Certified Fire Investigator) application.


    Prerequisites:

    Work Experience: A minimum of four years’ full-time or five years’ part-time general experience in the fire investigation industry. Specific Work Experience: A minimum of seven fire scenes that you were the lead Origin & Cause Investigator.

    Able to meet all the requirements of the IAAI-CFI® application except for the expert witness testimony requirement.


  • November 06, 2023 8:00 AM | NCIAAI Membership (Administrator)

    Nov 6-9, 2023 8a-3p Daily 24 hours of instruction

    4-day course, $630 per person

    Early registration discount of $50

    Register at https://reid.com/programs/118210

    Course flyer - Reid Class 2023 Nov Forsyth Co.pdf

  • November 01, 2023 8:00 AM | NCIAAI Membership (Administrator)

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  • August 09, 2023 6:45 AM | NCIAAI Membership (Administrator)

    Concord Fire Department will be hosting this course September 6-8, 2023.

    The class has been approved for NC CFI recertification credits.

    For more information, download the class informational flyer below-

    Arson Case Management NC Class No. 16313.pdf


  • May 16, 2023 7:25 AM | NCIAAI Membership (Administrator)

    Contact: Randolph Community College, Attn Regina Brewer 336-628-4556 rbrewer@randolph.edu

    Course description Randolph CC 2023.pdf


    This course is designed to show fire investigators, fire protection officials, fire inspectors, attorneys and insurance agents the common origins and causes of commercial kitchen system fires. It has been approved by The North Carolina Building Code council for 6 hours of continuing education in either Fire Prevention, Building or Mechanical code disciplines. It has also been approved by the North Carolina Fire & Rescue Commission, Fire Arson Review Board for NC Fire Arson Investigator Recertification.

    This one-day course uses video, virtual picture tours and PowerPoint to take you into commercial kitchen systems and onto rooftops to reveal code deficiencies. You will learn how to recognize many of the investigation challenges of kitchen systems. A virtual tour of real case studies will show you the worst of what can happen.

    Course Goals

    • Components of exhaust and fire suppression systems.
    • Construction, installation and maintenance of commercial kitchen ventilation
    • Understanding codes and standards: NFPA 96, IMC, UL 300 and other code requirements.
    • Why fires are not controlled
    • Common sources of kitchen fires
    • Why fire suppression systems fail
    • Common exhaust systems deficiencies
    • How to gather fragile evidence
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