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Fire Science: Fire: Fire Prevention Principles

(F42) Certificate

The Fire Prevention Principles certificate covers the areas of fire inspection, investigation, and public education. Topics include: laws, codes, and ordinances, life safety code applications, building construction, occupancy, inspection techniques, installed systems and water supply. Fire investigation concentrates on first responder support of the investigation process.

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 current tuition and fee rates for the required number 3 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $339.00 $966.00 $1,047.00
Student Activity Fee $75.00 $75.00 $75.00
Course Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Total Tuition and Fees $339.00 $966.00 $1,047.00

Estimated Additional Costs

The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 3 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Room and Board $3,375.00
Books and Supplies $247.98
Grand Total $3,961.98 $4,588.98 $4,669.98