Tactics and Strategy I certification is designed for the Fire Officer who is responsible for commanding one to two companies at a fire or emergency scene. Subject areas contained within this certification are: company officer leadership, safety, pre-fire planning, fire behavior, building construction, fire fighting tactics, engine and truck company operations, Rapid Intervention Team (RIT), officer, and tactical exercises. This certificate in addition to four others are required for the Office of the State Fire Marshall Officer I status.
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|
|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|