Fire and EMS Training

Fire and EMS Training


Firefighter I

Dates: 08/22/2023 - 12/21/2023

Time: 0800 - 1150; T, R;


Location: S Building, Room S231; Fire Training Grounds


Please note: There is a Mandatory Program Expectation Session to take this class.


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.

Extra Info:

Students will also be registered for Hazardous Material Operations which takes place during the Firefighter I course.

This class will meet Tuesday and Thurday from 6pm to 9:50pm. Additionally, one additional Friday or Saturday will be required for Hazardous Materials Lab.

Dress code is required.

Gear Rentals are available for independant students for a $250.00 fee. 

Each Student must attend a mandatory program expectation session. You will choose the date during sign up.


July 10th, 2023, 1800 - 2000; S208;
July 12th, 2023, 0900 - 1200; S208;

Any students participating in Firefighter I or II training must be evaulated by a physicician or other primary qualified healthcare provider to ensure the student is able to perform the essential firefighting tasks without presenting an unreasonable risk to the safety of others.

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Questions? Contact Peter Neverman, 262.691.5541.