Crime Scene Investigation

Competitors are directed to a crime scene and briefed as to the situation. As three-person teams, they process the crime scene. They legally search for, properly collect and remove evidence of the crime. After the scene has been processed, the competitors write their...

Criminal Justice

This competition is for students preparing to become police officers or to work in other areas of criminal justice. It uses both a written examination and practical exercises to evaluate the competitors’ abilities and knowledge of the field. The competitors are scored...

Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician evaluates each contestant’s preparation for employment and recognizes outstanding students for excellence and professionalism in the field of emergency medical technology. Technical Standard The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the...

Firefighting

This competition evaluates students’ preparation for firefighting careers through hands-on skill demonstrations and both written and oral presentations. Areas tested include: safety; breathing apparatus; fire streams; ladders, ropes, knots and hoses; fire control;...

First Aid/CPR

This competition evaluates the ability to perform procedures or take appropriate action based on scenarios related to first aid and CPR medical emergencies. There is also a written exam. All skills are judged on nationally accepted standards identified from any of the...