Fire Investigation

R5 500.00 R2 750.00

This short programme will deal with Fire Investigations for Motor and Non-Motor claims (buildings).  Veldt fire investigations will be dealt with in a separate course (Veldt Fire Investigations).

REGISTRATION  CLOSES:

Semester 1 – 15/1/2021

Semester 2 – 15/4/2021

Semester 3 – 15/7/2021

Semester 4 – 15/9/2021

COURSE STARTS:

Semester 1 – 19/1/2021

Semester 2 – 19/4/2021

Semester 3 – 19/7/2021

Semester 4 – 19/9/2021

LENGTH:

10 weeks

EFFORT:

7 to 10 hours per week, self-paced learning online

INTRODUCTION

This Fire Investigation – Insurance Claim Programme concentrates on the investigation of vehicle and building fires. It is assumed that the student has successfully completed the PIV Programme or a similar course capturing the required investigative knowledge.  This is a 100% online course with no classroom component.

WHAT WILL SET YOU APART

The main outcomes of the programme are to assist you to:

  1. Evaluate the instruction to verify/validate/assess a fire insurance claim
  2. Demonstrate a well-rounded knowledge base for the verification/validation and assessment of fire insurance claims
  3. Exhibit an understanding of the theoretical learning material and the application of thereof during the verification/validation and assessment of fire insurance claims
  4. Produce comprehensive reports based on the objective facts found during the verification process that can be defended in a court of law

IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?

Yes, definitely yes!

The purpose of the programme is to introduce students to the insurance industry and the specific business requirements of investigating fire insurance claims.  Students will gain the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to identify, analyse and solve problems relating to the verification/validation and assessment of fire claims to identify possible irregularities through knowledge of the behaviour of fires. Students will also learn the basic knowledge about the origin and cause of fires.

Course curriculum

This Fire Investigation – Insurance Claim Programme   (PIV – SC – FI) concentrates on the investigation of vehicle and building fires.