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Wildland Fire Advanced Equipment Training
Program Code: 20-058-1

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Designed to give advanced training in equipment used in wildland fire, structural fire, law enforcement, and natural resources for both students and career professionals.

  • Includes GPS data collection on a variety of devices, fire and farm-type equipment used in the field, chainsaw training. Students will discover free GPS advanced software for their Android phones.
  • Participants will be able to efficiently gather field data and use equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Classes offered in a compressed timeline. GPS class will be held nights and weekends.
  • Meets the suggested elective criteria for Wildland Firefighter program which then transfers to UW Oshkosh for a BAS in Fire and Emergency Response Management. May also count as suggested electives in other programs.
  • NWCG S-212 certification.

Other Law Enforcement & Public Safety-related certificates:

  • Child Protection Investigator
  • Corrections
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Criminal Justice Executive Development Institute
  • Cyber Crime Investigation
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Advanced
  • Evidence Technician
  • Evidence Technician - Advanced
  • Exploring Public Safety Careers
  • Fire Investigator
  • Loss Prevention Specialist
  • Private Investigation Specialist
  • Security

To begin, contact:

Rick Buser
Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N. Bluemound Drive
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
(920) 225-5902

Students must follow the program curriculum in place at the time of enrollment into the program.
If you have questions, contact your advisor.

2014-15 Educational Program