Sauk Valley Community College

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(F37) Fire Science: Fire: Vehicle/Machinery Operations

College Catalog - F37

Program Description

(F37) Certificate

Vehicle/Machinery Operations certification will provide completers with the ability to confidently use a variety of extrication equipment /tools and techniques used in auto extrication. This certification focuses on safety through the knowledge of how tools function. Different techniques to remove victims from auto accidents will be used. All students will be required to furnish protective clothing. This certification is required by the Office of the State Fire Marshall before a firefighter can be certified in any Technical Technician courses.

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.

Tuition $333.00 $960.00 $1,041.00
Student Activity Fee $75.00 $75.00 $75.00
Course Fees $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
Total Tuition and Fees $683.00 $1,310.00 $1,391.00

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 $4,305.98 $4,932.98 $5,013.98