Sauk Valley Community College

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(F35) Fire Science: Fire Service Vehicle Operator

College Catalog - F35

Program Description

(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
Jeff Bryant, Sr. Administration Coordinator, 815/994-6184 or info@illinioisfirestore.com;
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates and estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 1 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition and Fees $178.00 $361.00 $387.00
Course Fees $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
Room and Board $3,375.00 $3,375.00 $3,375.00
Books and Supplies $170.66 $170.66 $170.66
Total $3,758.66 $3,941.66 $3,967.66