All Fire & EMS Courses

Restricted fire and EMS courses are not available for web/telephone registration. In many instances, sections are reserved for fire department members only, with priority granted to in-District fire departments. Reserve your seats here.

Registration for restricted courses begins on the following dates by reserving your seats here:

  • June 1 for fall courses
  • November 1 for spring courses
  • April 1 for summer courses

In-District fire departments receive priority registration two weeks prior to those dates.

503-143 Building Construction

Provides the components of building construction that relate to fire and life safety.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-143-001

CRN: 20373
Tuition/fee: $418.95
Seats Open: 7
Instructor: Jones, Michael L
Dates: 01/23/17-05/15/17
Days: Monday
Times: 03:00pm-05:50pm
Room: S233

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503-151 Fire Prevention

Acquire fundamental information regarding the history and philosophy of fire prevention, organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau, use of fire codes, and identification and correction of fire hazards. This meets all requirements for the Fire Inspector 1 certification for the State of Wisconsin.

Course Credits

4

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-151-001

CRN: 20374
Tuition/fee: $557.10
Seats Open: 12
Instructor: Johnson, Jeffrey R
Dates: 01/23/17-05/15/17
Days: Monday
Times: 08:30am-12:20pm
Room: S233

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503-154 Chemistry Hazardous Materials

This course provides basic chemistry relating to the categories of hazardous materials including recognition, identification, reactivity, and health hazards encountered by emergency service.

Course Credits

2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-154-001

Prerequisite(s): 806-178 Life Science Chemistry (or concurrent)
CRN: 20375
Tuition/fee: $280.80
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: Olinger, Michael Joseph
Dates: 01/25/17-05/17/17
Days: Wednesday
Times: 12:00pm-01:50pm
Room: S233

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503-156 Strategies, Tactics & Inc Mgmt

Analyze the principles of emergency response through utilization of an incident management system.

Course Credits

4

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-156-001

Prerequisite(s): 503-195 Fire Behavior and Combustion and 503-142 Fire Fighting Principles or 503-321 Wis State Cert Firefighter I or 503-720 Firefighter I Cert
CRN: 20376
Tuition/fee: $557.10
Seats Open: 22
Instructor: Jones, Michael L
Dates: 01/20/17-05/19/17
Days: Friday
Times: 08:30am-12:20pm
Room: S233

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503-157 Fire Investigation

Acquire the fundamentals and technical knowledge needed for proper fire scene investigations.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-157-001

Prerequisite(s): 503-195 Fire Behavior and Combustion and 503-142 Fire Fighting Principles or 503-321 Wis State Cert Firefighter I or 503-720 Firefighter I Cert
CRN: 20377
Tuition/fee: $418.95
Seats Open: 19
Instructor: Klingle, Blake Edward
Dates: 01/23/17-05/15/17
Days: Wednesday
Times: 03:00pm-05:50pm
Room: S233

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503-158 Fire Tech & Communications

Learn various aspects of fire service communications, including dispatching, fire ground radio communications, 800 MHz radio systems, graphical information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), and other communications and related technologies. Gain exposure to new and emerging fire service technologies.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-158-001

CRN: 20378
Tuition/fee: $418.95
Seats Open: 11
Instructor: Mueller, Richard A
Dates: 01/20/17-05/19/17
Days: Friday
Times: 01:00pm-03:50pm
Room: S233

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503-193 Fire Protection Systems

This course provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire alarm systems, water-based fire suppression systems, special hazard fire suppression systems, water supply for fire protection and portable fire extinguishers.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-193-001

Prerequisite(s): 503-195 Fire Behavior and Combustion
CRN: 20381
Tuition/fee: $418.95
Seats Open: 21
Instructor: Reynen, Tanya Ann
Dates: 01/24/17-05/16/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 08:30am-11:20am
Room: S231

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503-194 Fire Protection Hydraulics

This course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and to solve supply problems.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-194-001

Prerequisite(s): 503-142 Fire Fighting Principles or 503-720 Firefighter I Cert; and 804-107 College Mathematics (or concurrent)
CRN: 20382
Tuition/fee: $466.95
Seats Open: 17
Instructor: Burg, Marvin E
Dates: 01/26/17-05/18/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 08:30am-12:20pm
Room: S233

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503-195 Fire Behavior and Combustion

This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-195-001

Prerequisite(s): 806-178 Life Science Chemistry (or concurrent)
CRN: 20383
Tuition/fee: $418.95
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: Olinger, Michael Joseph
Dates: 01/25/17-05/17/17
Days: Wednesday
Times: 08:30am-11:20am
Room: S233

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503-720 Firefighter I Cert

This course meets the NFPA 1001, Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications, training requirements for WTCS Firefighter I certification. (Students must also complete the Hazardous Materials Operations course to be eligible for WTCS Firefighter I certification testing.) Students are given the opportunity to learn, develop and practice the practical skills required to perform as a firefighter, while also receiving the didactic theory required to support those skills and related firefighting functions. This course extends past the entry-level courses to better prepare the student to function as a firefighter while also providing the necessary education and skills to be eligible for WTCS Firefighter I certification testing.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-720-001

CRN: 20384
Tuition/fee: $466.95
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Jones, Michael L
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Offering number: 503-720-002

CRN: 20385
Tuition/fee: $466.95
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Graff, Dennis James
Registration Restriction
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Offering number: 503-720-003

CRN: 20386
Tuition/fee: $466.95
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Schwartz, Gary L
Registration Restriction
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503-730 Firefighter II Cert

This course meets the NFPA 1001, Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications, training requirements for WTCS Firefighter II certification. (Students must also have completed the Hazardous Materials Operations course, in addition to holding WTCS Firefighter I certification to be eligible for WTCS Firefighter II certification testing.) Through classroom and practical skills instruction, the student will learn to apply advanced firefighting skills and education to mitigate various emergencies.

Course Credits

1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-730-003

Prerequisite(s): 503-321 Wis State Cert Firefighter I or 503-720 Firefighter I Cert; or 503-301 FF1A (WMBFT 1) and 503-302 FF1B (WMBFT 2); or State Certified Firefighter I
CRN: 21722
Tuition/fee: $155.65
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Schulpius, Roy S
Registration Restriction
Dates: 01/24/17-02/21/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:00pm-08:50pm
Room: S116

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Dates: 03/07/17-03/28/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:00pm-09:50pm
Room: F100

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Dates: 04/11/17-04/25/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:00pm-08:50pm
Room: S116

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Dates: 05/02/17-05/16/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:00pm-09:50pm
Room: F100

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503-743 Driver/Operator-Pumper Cert

This course meets the NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, Pumping Apparatus, educational requirements for WTCS Driver/Operator-Pumper certification. Subjects covered in the course include fire apparatus, maintenance, driving principles, emergency vehicle operation, fire apparatus positioning, water supply, sprinkler systems, fire pump theory, hydraulics terminology, hydraulics math, hydraulic principles, operating fire pumps and pump testing. Hands-on training will be provided. Students will need to complete fire department-proctored out-of-class driving time.

Course Credits

2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-743-001

Prerequisite(s): Fire Dept Affiliation
CRN: 20387
Tuition/fee: $295.70
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Burg, Marvin E
Registration Restriction
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503-747 Driver/Operator-Aerial Cert

This course meets the NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, Aerial Apparatus, educational requirements for WTCS Driver/Operator-Aerial certification. To be eligible for certification testing upon successful completion of this course, students must have WTCS Driver/Operator-Pumper certification.

Course Credits

.9

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-747-003

Prerequisite(s): Fire Dept Affiliation
CRN: 21721
Tuition/fee: $133.07
Seats Open: 1
Instructor: Bertram, Lloyd N
Registration Restriction
Dates: 02/16/17-05/11/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:00pm-08:50pm
Room: SITEMKFD

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503-763 Fire Officer I Cert

This course meets the NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, training requirements for WTCS Officer I certification. The student will be presented with required material and be given the opportunity to demonstrate skills, abilities and knowledge through activities designed for fire service organization officers. To be eligible for certification testing upon successful completion of this course, the student must also hold current WTCS Firefighter II certification along with having successfully completed the WTCS Instructor I course.

Course Credits

1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-763-001

Prerequisite(s): Fire Dept Affiliation
CRN: 21739
Tuition/fee: $142.65
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Myers, Charles M
Permit Restriction
Dates: 01/25/17-04/05/17
Days: Wednesday
Times: 06:00pm-09:50pm
Room: S116

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503-780 Haz-Mat Operations

This course meets the NFPA 1001, Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications, training requirements to meet the Hazardous Materials Operations course completion requirement to be eligible for WTCS Firefighter I certification testing. Students will learn how to deal effectively with a hazardous materials emergency involving highway, rail and terminal operations.

Course Credits

.4

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-780-001

Prerequisite(s): Haz Mat Aware-Level Trng
CRN: 21196
Tuition/fee: $59.14
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Simon, Cassidy Gordon
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Offering number: 503-780-002

Prerequisite(s): Haz Mat Aware-Level Trng
CRN: 21197
Tuition/fee: $59.14
Seats Open: 14
Instructor: Simon, Cassidy Gordon
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Offering number: 503-780-003

Prerequisite(s): Haz Mat Aware-Level Trng
CRN: 21198
Tuition/fee: $59.14
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Schulpius, Roy S
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531-301H Emergency Medical Technician/A

Train in the prehospital emergency care procedures that will qualify you for Wisconsin Licensures as an emergency medical technician. This course is the first of two required for licensure testing eligibility.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-301H-001

CRN: 20902
Tuition/fee: $456.45
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Bourget, Michelle M
Registration Restriction
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Offering number: 531-301H-002

CRN: 20903
Tuition/fee: $456.45
Seats Open: 3
Instructor: Vitale, Joseph K
Registration Restriction
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531-301I Emergency Medical Technician/B

Train in the prehospital emergency care procedures that will qualify you for Wisconsin Licensures as an emergency medical technician. This course is the second of two required for licensure testing eligibility.

Course Credits

2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-301I-003

CRN: 22139
Tuition/fee: $304.30
Seats Open: 19
Instructor: Bourget, Michelle M
Registration Restriction
Dates: 05/04/17-06/29/17
Days: Tuesday Thursday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-301I-004

CRN: 22140
Tuition/fee: $304.30
Seats Open: 6
Instructor: Vitale, Joseph K
Registration Restriction
Dates: 05/03/17-06/28/17
Days: Monday Wednesday
Times: 06:00pm-09:50pm
Room: H106

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531-305 Advanced EMT

Take part in instruction and clinical experiences above the EMT Basic level during this course, which meets the relevant requirements of s.146.50 Wisconsin statutes and chapter HSS 110 of the Wisconsin administrative code. Upon successful completion, be eligible to participate in the state examination process for licensure.

Course Credits

4

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-305-001

Prerequisite(s): Must be a licensed EMT
CRN: 20505
Tuition/fee: $608.60
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Totzke, Tina Marie
Registration Restriction
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531-342 EMS Legal & Political Aspects

Discover the legal and political aspects of EMS. Explore issues in malpractice, consent and refusal of treatment, occupational safety and health requirements, employment issues, risk management and potential legal liabilities.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-342-001

CRN: 21524
Tuition/fee: $425.55
Seats Open: 18
Instructor: West, Gregory N
Dates: 01/02/17-02/20/17
Online Course Info and Required Orientation

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531-343 EMS Service Management

As an EMS leader-manager, discover how to effectively handle the day-to-day operations within an EMS organization. Receive an introduction to government structure, strategic planning, injury prevention, risk management and safety, customer service, human resources management, financial management, fleet management, career development, quality management, data collection and research, labor relations and special operations.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-343-001

CRN: 21525
Tuition/fee: $425.55
Seats Open: 17
Instructor: Hull, Courtney P
Dates: 03/06/17-05/01/17
Online Course Info and Required Orientation

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531-344 EMS Safety & Risk Management

With an emphasis on safety from the perspective of an EMS field provider, obtain an introduction to risk management principles as applied to an EMS agency.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-344-001

CRN: 21526
Tuition/fee: $425.55
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: West, Gregory N
Dates: 05/08/17-07/03/17
Online Course Info and Required Orientation

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531-407 Heartsaver First Aid

This course teaches first aid procedures for injuries, including bleeding control, bone, joint, and muscle injuries, burns, and specific injuries to the head, chest, abdomen, pelvis and spine. It also addresses sudden illnesses, including seizures, diabetic emergencies, poisoning, bites and stings, and heat and cold emergencies. These are integrated skills that you can learn in a minimum four hour course. The course instructor may adjust some details of the course to fit your particular setting and expectations. The fee includes a textbook and a two year certification card.

Course Credits

.1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-407-001

CRN: 21203
Tuition/fee: $35.04
Seats Open: 6
Instructor: Wiesneski, Jodi S
Dates: 03/04/17-03/04/17
Days: Saturday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-407-002

CRN: 22163
Tuition/fee: $35.04
Seats Open: 21
Instructor: Fox, Marilyn L
Dates: 04/24/17-04/24/17
Days: Monday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: H106

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531-423 Heartsaver/1st Aid/CPR/AED

The Heartsaver First Aid program of the American Heart Association combines the Heartsaver AED and first aid course. Participants will learn to perform adult CPR; relieve a foreign body airway obstruction; use a barrier device during rescue breathing; use an automated external defibrillator (AED); and provide first aid for acute injuries and sudden illnesses. Through the use of watch then practice videos, participants receive concise, step by step instructions in these topics. Skill practice sessions afford plenty of time for hands on. The fee includes a textbook and a two year certification card.

Course Credits

.25

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-423-001

CRN: 21204
Tuition/fee: $61.59
Seats Open: 6
Instructor: Gralinski, Mark A
Dates: 02/15/17-02/22/17
Days: Wednesday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: B075

Offering number: 531-423-002

CRN: 21205
Tuition/fee: $61.59
Seats Open: 2
Instructor: Wiesneski, Jodi S
Dates: 04/29/17-04/29/17
Days: Saturday
Times: 08:00am-04:20pm
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-423-003

CRN: 21206
Tuition/fee: $61.59
Seats Open: 4
Instructor: Dunker, Sherry S
Dates: 01/31/17-02/07/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:00pm-08:50pm
Room: S117

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531-429 Emergency Med Responder (EMR)

This course is designed to present the student with basic life support skills that may be used at the scene of an accident or illness, until advanced level care and transport can be arranged.

Course Credits

1.8

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-429-002

CRN: 21720
Tuition/fee: $264.83
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Myers, David R
Registration Restriction
Dates: 01/17/17-05/23/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:00pm-09:50pm
Room: SITEBBFD

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531-430A EMT-Basic Clinical I

This course serves as a required component for the EMT-Basic program as mandated by the Department of Health Services.

Course Credits

.1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-430A-001

Prerequisite(s): 531-430H
CRN: 21207
Tuition/fee: $17.54
Seats Open: 14
Instructor: Curtis, Janet E
Registration Restriction
Dates: 01/02/17-05/19/17
Days: Saturday Sunday
Times: 08:00am-09:50pm
Room: SITESITE

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531-480 CPR for Health Care Provider

Basic Life Support (BLS) curriculum and testing will include one and two rescuer adult CPR, adult and pediatric obstructed airway, use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and pediatric CPR. This module includes the use of barrier devices. This course is appropriate for health care providers and other professional rescuers who do not carry a current health care provider card. The fee includes a textbook and a two year certification card.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-480-001

CRN: 21209
Tuition/fee: $53.32
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Wiesneski, Jodi S
Dates: 01/21/17-01/21/17
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: S235

Offering number: 531-480-002

CRN: 21210
Tuition/fee: $53.32
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Wiesneski, Jodi S
Dates: 02/04/17-02/04/17
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: S235

Offering number: 531-480-003

CRN: 21211
Tuition/fee: $53.32
Seats Open: 3
Instructor: Selerski, Cathy Lin
Dates: 03/08/17-03/08/17
Days: Wednesday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-480-005

CRN: 21213
Tuition/fee: $53.32
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Wiesneski, Jodi S
Dates: 05/06/17-05/06/17
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: S235

Offering number: 531-480-006

CRN: 21214
Tuition/fee: $53.32
Seats Open: 3
Instructor: Gralinski, Mark A
Dates: 05/20/17-05/20/17
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-480-010

CRN: 22124
Tuition/fee: $53.32
Seats Open: 1
Instructor: Wiesneski, Jodi S
Dates: 04/08/17-04/08/17
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: H106

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