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Fire Science: Building Construction


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(F41) Certificate

The Building Construction certificate for the Fire Service will relate building construction with fire service. The student will be able to identify the components of building construction related to fire ground operations and life safety. Elements of construction and design of structures are key factors when inspecting, conducting pre-planning  fire operations, and fire ground operations. The certification will specifically focus on firefighter safety and the relationship between building  construction and the dynamics of fire behavior.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354;
Jeffrey Newbury, Assistant Professor of Fire Science, 815/835-6269.

Major Field Requirements


Total Hours Required for Certificate: 3


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