Registration for this program is now open!

Our 2020 International Fire Investigation Training Program offers a broad overview of NFPA 921 and Fire Investigation concepts. This program is suitable both for newer investigators and for more advanced students

Lectures will include:

  •     Fire Chemistry
  •     Fire Dynamics
  •     Heat & Flame Vector Analysis
  •     Origin Matrix
  •     Fire Scene Safety
  •     NFPA Code Making Process
  •     Origin and Cause Determination
  •     Diagramming the Fire Scene
  •     Basic Photography for the Fire Investigator
  •     Water Based Suppression Systems
  •     Electricity and Fire

Again For 2020!

Electronic Seminar Handouts - No more heavy books. The seminar materials will be distributed on a Thumb Drive the first day of class.

CFEI Certification

NAFI is pleased to offer the CFEI exam at the conclusion of this training program to qualified applicants. This training program in not a CFEI test prep course and attendance at this program will not guarantee approval of your CFEI application. This training program is not required for approval of the CFEI application. For complete requirements please refer to the CFEI application.

CFEI Recertification

This program completely satisfies the NAFI CFEI recertification requirements. No need to sit for the CFEI exam again, unless you are more then one year past due on your Re-cert.

This year's program is Organized by Investigations Institute and Sponsored by NAFI.

Special 1-Day Post-Program Advanced Course $250.00

Certified Fire Investigation Instructor (CFII)

This course centers on instructor methodology as it relates to the field of fire investigation. The certification examination will be held at the end of this one-day training program. The special one-day post-program seminar, offered on March 13, 2020, may also be taken separately from the main four-day program.

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Conference Fees

A single $50.00 discount is available for NAFI Members or Multiple Registrations. Conference fees include all course materials on a thumb drive. Fees DO NOT include lodging.


Certification Exams



Optional Textbooks

For advanced shipment of these materials please order them directly from the NAFI store.

  • NFPA 921 - Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, 2017 ed. (available for pick up only unless ordered through the NAFI store)
  • NFPA 1033 - Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators, 2014 ed. (available for pick up only unless ordered through the NAFI store)
  • CFEI Study Guide - PDF Format (will be emailed)

Conference Details

Fees for the Training Program should be prepaid by check, or credit card. Prepaid fees are fully refundable up until February 14, 2020; thereafter, individual registrants may be substituted, but refunds will not be made. All invoices must be paid by March 1, 2020.

This registration is NOT a reservation but a commitment to attend and pay for the training program. Registrants who do not cancel or transfer their registration by March 1, 2020, will be charged a $200 “No-Show” fee.

The training program will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton - Pittsburgh Green Tree, 500 Mansfield Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, 15205.

*By Submitting your registration you agree to be included in the training program participant list.

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About the Double Tree by Hilton - Pittsburgh Green Tree

Book online through the hotel's website or by phone at (412) 922-8400 and use the discount code "IFE" to enjoy a special attendees-only room rate of $109.00

500 Mansfield Ave. | Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Optional Materials

The following supplemental material are available for pre-order. You may select these items on your registration form.

  • CFEI Practice Exam & Study Guide - Prepare for the CFEI Exam $14.00
  • NFPA 1033: 2014 Edition - A must for your library. $35.00
  • NFPA 921 - Edition 2017 - Newest Edition of NFPA 921 $100.00

Conference Forms