Program Overview

The Fire Tactics and Strategy I Certificate of Completion is a one-course occupational program offered by Lincoln Land Community College in Illinois. A certificate of completion is a form of recognition awarded by a community college for meeting minimum occupational course requirements. This certificate of Completion could be used to prepare a student to successfully complete the Fire Tactics and Strategy I exam given by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

This program is intended for individuals with a professional background in Fire and Rescue on some level such as county, state, federal, or local whom want to advance their career into the education field. Since this program is not academic, but vocational in nature no other classes in different subjects are required for completion.

The only class required for completion of this certificate program is FST 104 Fire Tactics and Strategy I. It is worth three credit hours. This course is offered to those who seek to be a Fire Officer through the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office. Concepts covered in the course include principles of coordinating fire ground tactics through the use of human resources and equipment.

The skills and knowledge acquired through this program of study is appropriate to the requirements as specified by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. This course will prepare students to take the Office of the State Fire Marshall Fire Tactics and Strategy exam. This exam is necessary to become an officer.

Prerequisites include courses in Fire Science Technology or a certificate in Firefighting II or a Basic Operations Firefighter certification or an equivalent.

This online certification program from Lincoln Land Community College is a practical and convenient solution to students who lack the ability to access traditional education opportunities. Because of changes in federal guidelines prospective students of Lincoln Land Community College should be aware that only permanent residents of Illinois are able enroll in this program. Some exceptions can be made.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    Illinois Residents Only

    School Overview

    Lincoln Land Community College is a two-year public school located in Springfield, Illinois. LLCC was founded in 1968 by primarily farmers to provide high-quality, accessible, and cost-effective educational opportunities in the central Illinois area. The campus is located less than half of a mile away from University of Illinois at Springfield.

    Lincoln Land Community College offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. LLCC has a strong history of offering quality online education and because of this the college has been specifically accredited for offering online courses and approved for a variety of online degrees and certificates.


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