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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 13TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER 431FIRE INVESTIGATION
SUBCHAPTER BMINIMUM STANDARDS FOR FIRE INVESTIGATOR CERTIFICATION
RULE §431.209Minimum Standards for Master Fire Investigator Certification

(a) Applicants for Master Fire Investigator Certification must complete the following requirements:

  (1) hold as a prerequisite an Advanced Fire Investigator Certification as defined in §431.207 of this title (relating to Minimum Standards for Advanced Fire Investigator Certification); and

  (2) acquire a minimum of twelve years of fire protection experience; and

  (3) sixty college semester hours or an associate degree, that must include at least eighteen college semester hours in fire science or criminal justice subjects.

(b) College level courses from both the upper and lower division may be used to satisfy the education requirement for Master Fire Investigator Certification.


Source Note: The provisions of this §431.209 adopted to be effective August 5, 2004, 29 TexReg 7454; amended to be effective March 2, 2014, 39 TexReg 1169; amended to be effective May 23, 2016, 41 TexReg 3745

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