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2012-2014 Catalog 
2012-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Science: Hazardous Materials II

(F33) Certificate

Hazardous Materials Operations certification provides those who are or will be operating as a member of a fire department, law enforcement agency, EMS agency, emergency management agency, or other first responder agency, the basic skills needed to evaluate and work defensively at an incident involving the release of hazardous materials. The graduates will be able to recognize basic hazards and implement risk-assessment techniques for Hazmat involving Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high yield explosives (CBRNE) types including Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) environments. National Fire Academy and Office of the State Fire Marshall certifications can be pursued with successful completion.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Jeff Bryant, Sr. Administration Coordinator, 815/994-6184 or;
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354.

Major Field Requirements

Total Hours Required for Certificate: 3