More than ever, our state, our country and even our world needs professionals in just about every field of healthcare. Please look through our 2017 Health Careers Booklet to see what might be the best fit for you!
Admissions to Health Careers
There are additional steps to follow in order to be admitted to a Health Career program. Select the button below to learn more.
Application deadline for most ICC Health Career programs is January 15. Phlebotomy program admits students twice a year — January 15 for Fall semester and October 1 for Spring semester. The Medical Laboratory Technician program admits twice a year — January 15 for Fall semester and October 1 for Summer semester. The Nursing Assistant (CNA) program and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program accepts students every semester and have a separate admission from the other Health Career Programs.
For questions or more information, please contact
Illinois Central College
5407 N. University Street
Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Select the button below to learn more on the Admission Criteria Point Selection for most programs.
Upon Program Acceptance
There are additional steps in order to enroll in Health Career classes. Select the button below to learn more.
Fire Science Technology- Certificate
The mission of the Fire Science Technology certificate program is for current employees as well as students who are interested in careers in the fire services, inspections, investigation, or fire protection engineering.
Admission to the Program:
Students must complete basic skills placement testing before admission into this program. Students with no previous fire service are required to attend the internship session.
Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 30
Select a course number below to see a course description.
Required Program Courses
|EMT 110||EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC I ||3|
|FRSTK 110||INTRODUCTION TO FIRE SCIENCE ||3|
|FRSTK 111||BASIC INSTRUCTOR TRAINING FOR THE FIRE SERVICE ||3|
|FRSTK 112||FIRE PREVENTION AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF FIRE PROTECTION ||3|
|FRSTK 114||FIREFIGHTING TACTICS AND STRATEGY ||3|
|FRSTK 190||LEGAL ISSUES IN THE FIRE SERVICE ||3|
|INTERNSHIP, FIRE SERVICE |
|FRSTK ELECTIVE *||3|
|FRSTK 227||CHEMISTRY OF FLAMMABLE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ||3|
|FRSTK 230||FIRE SERVICE HYDRAULICS ||3|
|FRSTK 250||FIRE SERVICE MANAGEMENT I ||3|
* Select elective from any FRSTK course or EMT 111
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||FRSTK 110; FRSTK 112; FRSTK 114; FRSTK 190; FRSTK 230|
|Spring Semester 1||FRSTK 111; FRSTK 201 or FRSTK Elective; FRSTK 227; FRSTK 250; EMT 110|
|Fall Semester 2|
Program Contact Information
Health Careers Department
Peoria Campus, Cedar 105
Illinois Career Cluster
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Emergency and Fire Management Services