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.

503-103 Fire Service Employ Strategies

Learn strategies for getting a job in the fire service field, and study the promotional process. Discuss trends in correspondence, employment applications, job interviewing, interpersonal skill development and promotional skills.

Course Credits

1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-103-001

CRN: 10392
Tuition/fee: $146.75
Seats Open: 5
Instructor: Jones, Michael L
Dates: 08/22/18-12/12/18
Days: Wednesday
Times: 10:30am-11:20am
Room: S233

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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: 10393
Tuition/fee: $431.25
Seats Open: 18
Instructor: Jones, Michael L
Dates: 08/22/18-12/12/18
Days: Wednesday
Times: 01:00pm-03:50pm
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: 10394
Tuition/fee: $573.50
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Johnson, Jeffrey R
Dates: 08/27/18-12/17/18
Days: Monday
Times: 08:30am-12:20pm
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: 10395
Tuition/fee: $431.25
Seats Open: 18
Instructor: Mueller, Richard A
Dates: 08/24/18-12/14/18
Days: Friday
Times: 08:30am-11:20am
Room: S233

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503-191 Principles of Emergency Svcs

This course provides an overview to fire protection and emergency services; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics; life safety initiatives.

Course Credits

2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-191-001

CRN: 10396
Tuition/fee: $289.00
Seats Open: 7
Instructor: Jones, Michael L
Dates: 08/22/18-12/12/18
Days: Wednesday
Times: 08:30am-10:20am
Room: S233

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503-192 Principles Emer Svcs Sfty Surv

This course introduces the basic principles and history related to the national firefighter life safety initiatives, focusing on the need for cultural and behavioral change throughout the emergency services.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-192-001

CRN: 10397
Tuition/fee: $479.25
Seats Open: 13
Instructor: Mueller, Richard A
Dates: 08/24/18-12/14/18
Days: Friday
Times: 12:30pm-04:20pm
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

CRN: 10398
Tuition/fee: $431.25
Seats Open: 7
Instructor: Olinger, Michael Joseph
Dates: 08/23/18-12/13/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 09:00am-11:50am
Room: S233

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503-457 Emer. Services Instructor I

This course will train the student in the techniques of instruction. The course was designed to provide the ESI I candidate with the information needed to meet the job performance requirements (JPRs) in NFPA 1041, Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications, Chapter 4. (This course was formerly known as Fire Instructor I.)

Course Credits

1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-457-001

CRN: 11578
Tuition/fee: $138.70
Seats Open: 24
Instructor: Jones, Michael L
Registration Restriction
Dates: 09/10/18-10/08/18
Days: Monday
Times: 08:00am-11:20am
Room: S114

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Dates: 09/10/18-10/08/18
Days: Monday
Times: 12:00pm-04:20pm
Room: S114

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503-460A Rapid Intervention Training

This workshop is designed for the Firefighter II candidate to learn an overview of RIT activation and operations.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 503-460A-003

CRN: 11555
Tuition/fee: $31.34
Seats Open: 4
Instructor: Schulpius, Roy S
Registration Restriction
Dates: 08/22/18-12/12/18
Days: Wednesday
Times: 06:00pm-09:50pm
Room: S

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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: 503-720-002

CRN: 10400
Tuition/fee: $479.25
Seats Open: 3
Instructor: Graff, Dennis James
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Offering number: 503-720-003

CRN: 10401
Tuition/fee: $479.25
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Jones, Michael 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

CRN: 11554
Tuition/fee: $159.75
Seats Open: 4
Instructor: Schulpius, Roy S
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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: 503-743-002

CRN: 11572
Tuition/fee: $303.40
Seats Open: 2
Instructor: Burg, Marvin E
Registration Restriction
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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

CRN: 11567
Tuition/fee: $138.70
Seats Open: 18
Instructor: Bertram, Lloyd N
Registration Restriction
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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: 503-780-004

CRN: 11615
Tuition/fee: $60.68
Seats Open: 7
Instructor: Simon, Cassidy Gordon
Registration Restriction
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Offering number: 503-780-005

CRN: 11616
Tuition/fee: $60.68
Seats Open: 6
Instructor: Simon, Cassidy Gordon
Registration Restriction
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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: 10516
Tuition/fee: $468.75
Seats Open: 13
Instructor: Bourget, Michelle M
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Offering number: 531-301H-002

CRN: 10517
Tuition/fee: $468.75
Seats Open: 2
Instructor: Hellman-Bulle, Brenda J
Registration Restriction
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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

CRN: 10518
Tuition/fee: $625.00
Seats Open: 8
Instructor: Bourget, Michelle M
Registration Restriction
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531-341 EMS Systems Foundations

Receive an overview of the design and operation of EMS systems, delivery of services and the echelons of care. The history of EMS, interface of public and private organizations, and review of the various personnel who comprise these systems are examined in relation to their impact on the health care delivery system.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-341-001

CRN: 11441
Tuition/fee: $447.08
Seats Open: 24
Instructor: Klingle, Blake Edward
Dates: 10/29/18-12/23/18
Online Course Info and Required Orientation

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531-346 EMS Community Risk Reduction

Learn about the benefits of community risk analysis, program development and ongoing program analysis for EMS agencies. Explore issues in identifying and communicating risk, crafting appropriate risk-reduction programs, building appropriate response guides, developing recovery procedures and creating news releases.

Course Credits

3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-346-001

CRN: 11440
Tuition/fee: $444.98
Seats Open: 23
Instructor: Cohn, Jonathan D
Dates: 09/02/18-10/28/18
Online Course Info and Required Orientation

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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: 11205
Tuition/fee: $63.05
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 09/22/18-09/22/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: H106

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Dates: 09/22/18-09/22/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 12:30pm-04:20pm
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-423-002

CRN: 11206
Tuition/fee: $63.05
Seats Open: 12
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 10/08/18-10/15/18
Days: Monday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-423-008

CRN: 11523
Tuition/fee: $63.05
Seats Open: 17
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 10/09/18-10/09/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: A108

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Dates: 10/09/18-10/09/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 12:30pm-04:20pm
Room: A108

Offering number: 531-423-009

CRN: 11524
Tuition/fee: $63.05
Seats Open: 18
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 10/11/18-10/11/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: A108

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Dates: 10/11/18-10/11/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 12:30pm-04:20pm
Room: A108

Offering number: 531-423-010

CRN: 11525
Tuition/fee: $63.05
Seats Open: 12
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 10/20/18-10/20/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: S214

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Dates: 10/20/18-10/20/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 12:30pm-04:20pm
Room: S214

Offering number: 531-423-012

CRN: 11648
Tuition/fee: $63.05
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 10/18/18-10/25/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:00pm-08:50pm
Room: S214

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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: 531-429-001

CRN: 11556
Tuition/fee: $271.76
Seats Open: 16
Instructor: Myers, David R
Registration Restriction
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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

CRN: 11207
Tuition/fee: $17.92
Seats Open: 14
Instructor: TBA
Registration Restriction
Dates: 09/29/18-12/18/18
Days:
Times: 12:00am-12:00am
Room: SITESITE

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531-480 BLS 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 are in need of initial training or renewal of a current certification. The fee includes a textbook and a two year certification card.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-480-001

CRN: 11208
Tuition/fee: $54.09
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 08/25/18-08/25/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-480-002

CRN: 11209
Tuition/fee: $54.09
Seats Open: 13
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 09/08/18-09/08/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-480-003

CRN: 11210
Tuition/fee: $54.09
Seats Open: 17
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 10/06/18-10/06/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-480-004

CRN: 11211
Tuition/fee: $54.09
Seats Open: 16
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 11/10/18-11/10/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: H106

Offering number: 531-480-005

CRN: 11212
Tuition/fee: $54.09
Seats Open: 19
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 12/08/18-12/08/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 09:00am-02:50pm
Room: H106

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531-492 CPR/1st Aid/Pediatric

Learn how to manage illness and injuries in a child during the first few minutes until help arrives. Topics include First Aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, first aid topics, CPR and AED (automatic external defibrillator). This course was designed to meet regulations for day care centers in all fifty states. The fee includes a textbook and a two year certification card.

Course Credits

.25

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 531-492-001

CRN: 11213
Tuition/fee: $63.05
Seats Open: 19
Instructor: TBA
Dates: 10/27/18-10/27/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 08:00am-11:50am
Room: S114

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Dates: 10/27/18-10/27/18
Days: Saturday
Times: 12:30pm-04:20pm
Room: S114

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