2111 Fire Chemistry
This online course is designed to show the arson investigator the different forms of matter
and energy, common substances, and how they relate to fires, the chemical formulas
of flammable and combustible substances, their bondings and separations, as well as
the different chemical reactions related to fire and oxidation are covered. Particular
emphasis is placed on the specific substances used by arsonists to ignite and
Required Course Materials
Meyer, E. (2014). Chemistry of hazardous materials (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
Textbook not included
Your Course Includes
All modules have combination of reading assignments, discussions, table-top exercises, quizzes,
Each module have rich set of additional resources in PDF as well as video format.
Interaction with Instructor and fellow student all within one place for each Modules.
All students will be expected to pass each course with a minimum of 70%. Failure to achieve a minimum completion score of 70% will result in failure of the course.
Frequently asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
This is self paced learning course of 30 days duration. The course starts after you have purchased the course and accessed it for the first time.
How long do I have access to the course?
You have 30 days from the time you have signed from the time you have signed for this course. After 30 days the course access will be revoked. Work and family issues do occur from time-to-time. The Professor/Instructor will make every reasonable accommodation for the student, but this arrangement is reciprocal.
Can I have face to face interaction with Instructor
No, this is an online self paced course with video demonstration. However, you are free to contact the instructor via our direct messaging system from the member’s area.
Does this course have any certificates?
Yes, the certificates will be available to download in your members area once you have sucessully completed the course.
How many Continuing Education Units (CEUs) ?
40 CEUs for FireSafety Inspector renewal
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Matthew Trent is a dedicated fire service professional who is committed to personal and professional development through educational advancement and motivated planning.