NIPSTA’s Fire Department Incident Safety 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 needed to perform as an incident safety officer (ISO), as defined by NFPA 1521.
Fall: November 4 - 8, 2019
Spring: May 4 - 8, 2020
Fall: November 2 - 6, 2020
This completely redesigned program combines online learning, classroom discussion, critical thinking exercises, and hands-on activities. Students will perform Incident Safety Officer tasks during live training exercises.
As recommended by the IL OSFM, the following textbook is required for NIPSTA’s Basic Operations Firefighter course:
Jones & Bartlett Learning Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, 3rd edition
In order to participate in the online learning portion of this program, and obtain the necessary information to challenge the OSFM test - students must purchase a textbook and set up a Navigate2 account.
NIPSTA Students will receive a 25% discount on Jones & Bartlett textbooks. Discount coupon available at course checkout.