Fire and EMS Training


Firefighter I

Dates: Tuesday's & Thursday's, 1/18/22 - 5/19/22

Time: 8:00am-11:50am

Cost: 500.85

Location: S building, room S231

Instructor: Michael Jones


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 Materials Operations which takes place during the Firefighter I course.  Cost $79.25

Dress code required.

Each student must attend a mandatory program expectation session and choose the date during sign up.

Dates: Monday, December 6, 9:00am - 12:00pm, in -person

            Monday, December 13, 1:00pm - 4:00pm, in-person

            Monday, December 20, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, in-person

            Monday, January 3, 6:00pm - 9:00pm via Zoom

Any student participating in Firefighter I or II training must be evaluated by a physician or other primary qualified health care 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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