ATF, IAAI Launch Web-Based Training

June 2005
Fire Chief;Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p21
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The article reports that the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) have announced the launch of CFITrainer.net at the IAAI's 56th annual conference in Arlington, Virginia. The new distance-learning program on the Web is designed to provide affordable and consistent training to the certified fire investigator and to broader arson investigation communities. From the Web site, arson investigators can pursue programs, track their progress, take online evaluations and tests, view live programs and participate in Web seminars in a secure environment.


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