Fire Service Management I certification will provide completers with the information and skills in supervisory practices and personnel management to lead a single fire company or station. Subject areas covered will include: the role and function of the Company Fire Officer, basic management principles and concepts, leadership, motivation, order giving, discipline, and conflict resolution. This certificate and additional requirements will provide the graduate with certification as Fire Service Instructor I from the Office of the Sate Fire Marshall.
Program Contact at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354;
Jeffrey Newbury, Assistant Professor of Fire Science, 815/835-6269.