Sauk Valley Community College

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(F35) Fire Science: Fire: 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
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 1 credit hours.

Student Activity Fee$75.00$75.00$75.00
Course Fees$35.00$35.00$35.00
Total Tuition and Fees$146.00$355.00$382.00

Estimated Additional Costs

The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 1 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.

Room and Board$3,375.00
Books and Supplies$170.66
Grand Total$3,691.66$3,900.66$3,927.66