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The Fire Science Basic Operations Firefighter Certificate is designed to prepare the student to be a functioning member of a fire company. General guidelines and operating procedures will ensure a consistent approach to emergency situations. Firefighting, prevention and suppression systems will be addressed. Graduates may specialize with additional competencies after securing this certificate.
Satisfy all of the following academic criteria:
Sauk Valley Community College is required by law to give preference to in-district resident candidates. Out-of-district applicants will be considered if space is available.
Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354; Jeffrey Newbury, Assistant Professor of Fire Science, 815/835-6269.
Estimated Program Cost
|Course Fees||* $0.00||* $0.00||* $0.00|
|Total Tuition and Fees||$1,668.00||$4,140.00||$4,584.00|
* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.