National Association of Fire Investigators

February 21-24, 2022 in Boston, MA 2022 Fire Investigation Training Program - Boston

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Our 2022 4-Day 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 2022!

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.

Health and Safety Measures

**IMPORTANT UPDATES** The city of Boston has added additional safety mandates to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

• Masks are MANDATORY for all individuals in public spaces
• As of Feb 15, 2022 all individuals MUST show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 

  • Vaccination requirement is mandatory for all meeting/convention spaces, as well as restaurants and other public spaces.
  • NAFI is working with the hotel, in developing the best way to provide proof of vaccination.
  • Additional information can be found at
  • Admittance to the training program will not be granted without the proper proof of vaccination.

The health and safety of all involved are of the utmost importance at NAFI training programs. NAFI  will be following the CDC and local recommendations/safety guidelines by limiting the number of registrations, following social distancing during classroom activities, and having disposable masks and hand sanitizer available. NAFI will also be working closely with the hotel in regards to housekeeping and sanitizing issues. Please understand that these mandatory requirements are set by the city of Boston and not the National Association of Fire Investigators. NAFI cannot and will not go against any city, state or federal regulations, ordinances, or requirements. 

Certified Fire Investigation Instructor (CFII)

1-day Course $250.00

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 February 25, 2022, may also be taken separately from the main four-day program.

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Conference Fees

$775 - A single $50.00 discount is available for NAFI Members, Early registration (before October 31, 2021) or Multiple Registrations. Conference fees include all course materials on a thumb drive. Fees DO NOT include lodging.


Certification Exams

During this conference the following certification exams will be offered.


Optional Textbooks

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

NFPA 921 - Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations (available for pick up only unless ordered through the NAFI store) $110.00

NFPA 1033 - Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators (available for pick up only unless ordered through the NAFI store) $45.00

CFEI Study Guide - PDF Format (Emailed) $14.00


Conference Details

Fees for the Training Program should be prepaid by check, or credit card. Prepaid fees are fully refundable up until January 20, 2022; thereafter, individual registrants may be substituted, but refunds will not be made. All invoices must be paid by January 20, 2022.

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 January 20, 2022, will be charged a $200 Cancellation fee.

The training program will be held at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport.

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

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About the Hilton Boston Logan Airport

Book online through the hotel's website and use the discount code "NAF" to enjoy a special attendees-only room rate of $129.00

One Hotel Drive Logan International Airport | Boston, MA 02128

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 - 2022 Edition - The newest edition of NFPA 1033! $55.00
  • NFPA 921 - 2021 Edition - The newest edition of NFPA 921! $110.00

Conference Forms