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Wildland Fire Advanced Equipment Training

20-058-1 Certificate (C) 10 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

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.

COURSE LIST

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Wildfire Equipment Operation
10-058-188
2
Operation of wildland fire equipment in simulated fire scenarios including chainsaw (S-212 certification), suppression and Rx equipment.
Prerequisites: Wildfire Intro S130/S190/L180 (10-058-160); First Responder with Healthcare Provider CPR (10-531-105)
Multiple GPS Data Systems
10-058-187
4
Field data collection on a wide variety of electronic devices. Bring your devices to class if you have them.
Wildfire Intro S130/S190/L180
10-058-160
2
Prepares new firefighters in basic firefighting skills and behavior factors that will aid them in the safe and effective control of wildland fires.
First Responder with Healthcare Provider CPR
10-531-105
2
Teaches and evaluates the knowledge/skills needed to respond to medical or trauma situations. It includes AED, Combitube, EpiPen, Spinal Immobilization, CPR and skills needed to assist the ambulance crew. This course meets Wisconsin and National licensure guidelines. Students receive an AHA Healthcare CPR card and FVTC Emergency Medical Responder certificate.

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