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September 24-26, 2019

This 3 day hands on vehicle fire investigation training will be facilitated by Keith Fowler, Ross Shier & Al Weicker. Students will be divided into syndicates on Day 2, and will be assigned one of the different vehicle scenarios to investigate. Each syndicate will present their origin & cause findings to the class on Day 3.
The course will include:

  • How to determine the area of origin (examination of the degree of destruction, fire paths, fire patterns, etc.),
  • Factors to consider when analyzing the area of origin,
  • Identifying combustible materials in the area of origin & their ignition points (i.e.; oil plastics, gasoline),
  • Identifying ignition sources in the area of origin (i.e.; electrical, friction, exhaust heat, etc.)
  • Arson – “What to look for?”,
  • Recalls – “How to use them”,
  • Review of actual case histories,

Live electrical demonstration – how fuses, fusible links, relays, etc. work (burning of wires, creating shorts, etc.), & Examination of sample components from actual cases.
The HOT WHEELS course is IAAI approved as a “pre-requisite” for your Motor Vehicle Fire Credential Endorsement
IMPORTANT – Don’t miss the 2019 FIAA AGM following class on Day 1 – September 24th @ 17:15 H
ALSO, DON’T MISS -­‐ Networking / Retirement social for Keith Fowler -­‐ following Day 2 @ 17:00 H (5th Floor hospitality suite)
PPE required for the Hands on Training component.
We recommend bringing your LAPTOP.
INCLUDED IN YOUR REGISTRATION FEE -­ FIAA will be providing morning coffee and pastries as well as lunch each day.
Attention: Alberta Safety Codes Officers. LEARN & EARN!
This course qualifies for “5” Alberta Safety Codes Council Continuing Education Credits
We have applied to the Insurance Council for Continuing Education Credits
Register online TODAY at www.fiaa.ca (Only 60 seats available)
Hot Wheels – member $775 / non-member $875
EARLY BIRD – Register by August 15, 2019
Hot Wheels – member $675 / non-member $775
ACCOMODATIONS: Holiday Inn & Suites Edmonton Airport
1100 – 4 Street
Nisku, AB
A block of 30 rooms has been reserved for course participants. Call 780-979-0839 & reference “FIAA” prior to September 18, 2019, to confirm your rate of $105/night (+ taxes) (includes breakfast)
Course Location:
Holiday Inn & Suites Edmonton Airport
Glacier 1 & 2 rooms
1100 – 4 Street Nisku, AB
Leduc County Fire Services – Nisku Station
606 – 21 Avenue Nisku, AB

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