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NIPSTA In-District Education - Business Service Program

NIPSTA In-District Education - Business Service Program

The following Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) courses are offered at Oakton Community College for College credit:


Oakton Title



Fire Officer I -
Tactics & Strategy I

FIR 121 Fire Fighting Tactics I


Fire Officer I -
Fire Prevention Principles

FIR 201 Fire Prevention Principles I


Fire Officer I -
Leadership I

FIR 217 Fire Department Administration I


Fire Officer I -
Leadership II

FIR 218 Fire Department Administration II


Fire Officer I -
Instructor I

FIR 235 Fire Service Instructor I


Fire Officer II -
Tactics & Strategy II

FIR 122 Fire Fighting Tactics II


Fire Officer II -
Leadership III

FIR 227 Fire Department Administration III


Fire Officer II -
Leadership IV

FIR 228 Fire Department Administration IV


Fire Officer II -
Instructor II

FIR 236 Fire Service Instructor II


Firefighter II -
Basic Firefighter

FIR 102 Firefighter II/Basic Firefighter I


FIR 103 Firefighter II/Basic Firefighter II

Hazardous Materials -
Operations Level

FIR 131 Hazardous Materials - First Responder


Fire Apparatus Engineer

FIR 230 Fire Apparatus Engineer


Faculty Profile

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Tracy Fulce never thought she’d be a teacher. But then she discovered her life’s calling.



July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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