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Short Course

Fire Investigation

Fire is not discriminatory. It maims, kills and destroys property irrespective of socio economic status and race. Effective fire safety is embedded in the concepts of safe building design, safe product design, risk management and community education.


Award: Level 5 Skills for Justice Award in Fire Investigation
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: Two week taught programme 
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Course overview

The course will develop your skills and knowledge to enable you to conduct a fire investigation and to communicate the findings of the investigation to stakeholders in writing and verbally to in accordance with legal requirements, appropriate conventions and agreed protocols.

Learning outcome and aims

We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip you with the confidence and skills you need to get ahead in the world of work.

Industry Links

Entry requirements

Applicants must have fire investigation experience or have been appointed to a role where they will be able to generate evidence of work based fire investigative skills as part of the qualification process.


This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

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