The course is taught by academics from the University of Edinburgh specialising in fire dynamics and fire investigation, including Dr Rory Hadden; Reader in Fire Investigation, Dr Ricky Carvel; Senior Lecturer in Fire Dynamics, Prof. Luke Bisby; professor of Fire & Structures, and Visiting Professor Jim Lygate; formerly of IFIC Forensics and Jensen Hughes. The course also features contributions from professional fire investigators and consulting engineers.
- Investigation techniques
- Forensic science
- Ignition & fire behaviour
- Wilful fireraising
- Legal aspects
The programme is designed to build on previous training for professionals such as Police & Fire Officers, Fire Safety & Security Consultants, Coroners & Procurators Fiscal, Forensic Scientists and Loss Adjusters.
Date: Monday to Thursday TBC in June 2024
Optional exam: Friday TBC in June 2024
Venue: The University of Edinburgh at King's Buildings
Cost: £1400 for the course, plus £250 for the optional exam
Please note that the course fee does not include accommodation.
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