Fire Service Training
The Harper College Fire Training Program offers three courses that meet the requirements
of the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the National Fire Protection
Association (NFPA). All courses are offered on-campus and are taught by experienced
fire service professionals. To enroll, students must meet the OSFM's eligibility requirements.
To get started, check our Upcoming Courses schedule or fill out the Fire Service Training Application today.
|LFT 8001 Fire Service Instructor I|
This course gives participants the knowledge and skills to teach within the field
of fire and emergency services. Meets and exceeds the requirements outlined by the
Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal “OSFM”. This course covers the fundamentals
of instruction methods, learning processes, communications, lesson plans, safety,
and evaluation in the learning process as defined by NFPA 1041, and serves as a prerequisite
for Fire Service Instructor II.
|LFT 8002 Fire Service Instructor II|
This course provides advanced instruction to individuals in the fire and emergency
services. Meets and exceeds the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of the
State Fire Marshal (“OSFM”) and NFPA 1041. Introduces advanced instructional skills
necessary to teach fire and emergency services personnel. Student’s will be familiarized
with behavioral objectives, cognitive, psychomotor skills, teaching methods and applications
in training sessions. This course also covers training records, reports, and the development
and administration of evaluation instruments. Successful completion is required of
prerequisite for enrollment: Fire Service Instructor I.
|LFT 8003 Fire Department Incident Safety Officer|
This course meets and exceeds the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of
the State Fire Marshal “OSFM” and provides students with the knowledge and skills
needed to perform as an Incident Safety Officer (ISO), as defined by NFPA 1521. Students
will be provided with a foundation of knowledge and understanding of safety as applied
to emergency services. This course examines the need for safety in the everyday performance
of all aspects of their jobs and gain an understanding of the essential elements needed
to reduce accidents and injuries. Students will learn how to monitor and report various
types of emergency incidents including Fire, EMS, Technical Rescue, and Hazardous
Some CPE courses may be eligible for grants and scholarships on a limited basis. We encourage you to apply for funding to learn more about options
that may be available to you. To apply, please complete the Scholarship Application form.
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