Wisconsin Technical College
Fire Service Education & Training
4622 University Avenue
P.O. Box 7874
Madison, WI 53707-7874
The Fire Science Program at Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) offers individuals exciting careers in fire protection, fire prevention or fire engineering. The field of Fire Science is concerned with the preservation of life and property from fire and related hazards. Potential jobs for graduates include municipal, military or government fire fighter; fire protection technician; fire inspector; and, fire fighting equipment specialist-sales.
The Fire Science Program at Gateway Technical
College (GTC) provides opportunities to those who wish to enter the field
of fire fighting as members of local fire departments or in other related
fields where knowledge of this technology is essential. In addition, it provides
educational opportunities for off-duty fire fighters to gain knowledge to
better qualify them to perform duties in fire technology and to take advantage
of promotional opportunities. Typical jobs of graduates include fire fighter,
fire alarm operator, fire insurance inspector, fire equipment sales, industrial
fire technician, industrial safety technician, and industrial fire inspector.
The Fire Science Program at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC-Milwaukee) provides individuals the skills and knowledge required in today's complex fire prevention and protection environment. The program's hands-on training gives students the self-confidence a fire fighting career demands. The program has two objectives. The first is to expand opportunities for individuals who wish to become employed as fire fighters or in related fire technology fields. The second objective is to update off-duty fire fighters and officers on new and advanced fire fighting techniques and to prepare them for possible promotion.
Last modified: May 20, 2002
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