Advanced Fire Officer

Course Description

NIPSTA's Advanced Fire Officer program is designed to exceed the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal ("OSFM"), and provides students with the knowledge and skills to perform as an Advanced Fire Officer, as defined by NFPA 1021. This program is presented in two (2) phases and must be taken consecutively:

  • Phase I: Forty (40) hours of online education with four (4) campus workshops. Completed over four (4) consecutive weeks. 

  • Phase II: Eighty (80) hours of campus based lectures, discussions and exercises. Completed over two (2) consecutive weeks. 

Upcoming SessionsIMG_7302

  • Spring: April 22 - June 14, 2019

    • Phase I (April 22 - May 17)

    • Phase II ( June 3 - June 14)

  • Fall: October 21 - December 13, 2019

    • Phase I (October 21 - November 14)

    • Phase II (December 2 - December 13)

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  1. Ken Koerber

    Fire & Technical Rescue Program Director

  2. Joe Bass

    Assistant Fire Program Manager

  1. Course Syllabus
  2. Textbook
  3. Supporting Docs

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