Continuation of FIRE 1102. This course is a hybrid that provides partial training toward Basic Operations Firefighter Certification by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Topics discussed include search and rescue, fire control, loss control, protecting evidence, fire detection and alarm systems, prevention and public education, wild land and ground cover firefighting, firefighter survival, technical rescue awareness, completion of hazardous material operations level, and courage to be safe.

Course completion qualifies students for the State Fire Marshal Certification Test Module C.


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Credit Hours

6 credit hours (3 lecture hours, 6 lab hours)


Fire Science 1102 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and as Per the current Office of the State Fire Marshal Illinois Administrative code 141.300-a. Student must be engaged in firefighting and a member of an organized Illinois fire department or Fire Brigade. Student must provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) compliant protection clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) in accordance with NFPA safety standards. Students must be clean-shaven.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.