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Fire Science: Hazardous Materials I

(F32) Certificate

The Hazardous Materials Awareness certificate provides first responders with the knowledge and skills to understand hazardous substances and the risk associated with them in an accident. Protocols learned will allow the graduate to function in a first responder role that will secure safety for themselves and others. This certificate meets the requirements of the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshall (OSFM), the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, and the National Fire Academy. Completion of this certificate and additional requirements will provide the student with Certification Hazardous Materials Awareness (HMA) from OSFM.

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

The following figures are based on 2019-20 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 1 credit hours.

Tuition $132.00 $338.00 $375.00
Fees $14.00 $14.00 $14.00
Course Fees * $0.00 * $0.00 * $0.00
Total Tuition and Fees $146.00 $352.00 $389.00

* 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.