Sauk Valley Community College

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(F34) Fire Science: Fire: Fire Service Instructor I

College Catalog - F34

Program Description

(F34) Certificate

Fire Service Instructor I certification will give the graduates the knowledge and ability to teach from prepared materials which are predominantly skills oriented. Areas covered include: communication, concepts of learning, human relations in the teaching-learning environment, methods of teaching, organizing the learning environment, records and reports, testing and evaluation, instructor's roles and responsibilities, teaching techniques, and use of instructional materials. The Office of the State Fire Marshall requires this certificate and additional requirements for OSFM certification. 

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.

Student Activity Fee$75.00$75.00$75.00
Course Fees$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total Tuition and Fees$333.00$960.00$1,041.00

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.

Room and Board$3,375.00
Books and Supplies$247.98
Grand Total$3,955.98$4,582.98$4,663.98