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Non-Certification Classes

This Illinois Fire Chiefs Association offers many classes to our members that do not lead to a Certification with OSFM. 

Check back regularly for more classes

Beyond Hoses and Helmets

Presented by the IAFC Volunteer and Combination Officers Section and in cooperation with the Illinois Fire Chiefs Volunteer Combination Officer Committee. BH&H is an interactive workshop presenting current successful techniques on retaining, recruiting, leading, marketing, building relationships and conflict resolution.  Click here for more information and registration.

  • Harlem-Roscoe FPD September 23-24, 2023

Officer Development Classes

The Illinois Fire Chiefs Association offers a one- or two-day program of Officer Development of programs in leadership and the support tools to grow an organization for a safe and successful future. This program offers topics necessary for a new company officer and refresher for a veteran officer.

Topics areas are selected by the host fire chief with feedback from the surrounding area fire chiefs to meet the needs of the officers from the area. The program can be scheduled in a one-day format (5 topics with a working lunch) or a two-day format (7-8 topics with breakfast and lunch format). For more information contact DC Tim Leidig, West Chicago FD,

Current Classes Scheduled

Bedford Park FD - October 7, 2023 -
Topics Team Building, Leadership for Fire Officers, Preparing for the Modern Fireground, Leading Tough Conversations - Coaching,
Counseling & Mentoring for Today’s Fire Service

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General Mailing Address:                       Remittance/AR  Address:

PO Box 7, Skokie, IL 60076-0007           PO Box 4424, Lisle,IL 60532
Tel: 847.966.0732
Fax: 847.966.0782

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