NFPA 1033 - Fire Investigator

  • October 19, 2022
  • 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Belleville

This course is online for 8 weeks followed by 3 days of in-class and fire ground learning activities. It is a blended course and covers all investigative competencies associated with NFPA 1033, 2014 edition, including scientific method, Origin & Cause, building construction, scene safety, scene re-constructions. All aspects of assessing & investigating fires and adheres to NFPA 921.

Course fee: $90.00 (+ full $495 symposium fee to be paid through the FSWO online store)

Textbook required for the course: IFSTA 1033, 2nd edition. This textbook can be purchased from the Firehall Bookstore in hard copy or electronic copy.

To register for this course you must be a member of an Ontario Fire Department. You must be a fire officer or a firefighter with a minimum 5 years experience.You will be required to complete the online portion of the course (8 weeks) in advance of the in-person class session.

In Class Sessions: Wednesday Oct 19, 2022, 8-5pm
Thursday Oct 20, 2022, 8-5pm
Friday Oct 21, 2022, 8-1pm

Exam Friday Oct 21, 2022, 1-4pm

To be officially enrolled in an NFPA course, you must:

1. Pay the NFPA course fee AND the FSWO Symposium fee
2. Complete the FSWO Registration Form and email it to
3. Complete the Ontario Fire College Form with your chief’s authorization and email to by June 10, 2022 at 11pm.

4. Be a FSWO member

The Ontario Fire College Form can also be found at

Maximum 16 students.

Payment for full symposium fee includes daily lunches, evening social events and sessions on Saturday Oct 22, 2022.

For any questions related to this NPFA course please contact Jennifer Delaney at