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Wildland Fire


Wildland Fire Advanced Equipment Training (C)

10 Credits Location: Appleton

This advanced training can help you jump start or advance your career fighting wildland and structural fires. You’ll learn how to gather field data and use a variety of GPS devices. You’ll also participate in simulated fire scenarios to learn how to operate wildland fire equipment. First responder and CPR training is included as well.

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Wildland Firefighter (AAS)

68 Credits Location: Appleton

Your interest in the outdoors and intense physical activity could lead to a rewarding career protecting life, property and natural resources from wildfires. Gain the skills you need to use planned, controlled fire as a tool in wildlife management, forestry or endangered species management. You’ll learn about the ignition and suppression of wildland and prescribed fire, along with the safe operation of equipment. You’ll also get plenty of hands-on experience in live fire situations. Your training will cover wilderness survival, ecosystem management, hazardous materials and GPS use as well. You’ll be part of an elite and uniquely qualified group of wildland firefighters.

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Types of Offerings

AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship


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