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Fire Science: Fire: Fire Service Vehicle Operator

(F35) Certificate

Fire Service Vehicle Operator certificate is designed for engineers and officers of a fire department who, as part of their duties, are responsible for the safe operation of a fire service vehicle during emergency and non-emergency driving. Common driving hazards, pre-trip inspections and driver training content are combined with an AHJ-provided driving portion, leading to OSFM certification. A minimum of a valid Illinois Class "B" non-CDL driver's license is required for the road-testing portion.

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 2016-17 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 1 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $111.00 $320.00 $347.00
Fees $21.00 $21.00 $21.00
Course Fees $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
Total Tuition and Fees $167.00 $376.00 $403.00