Start Emergency Medical Responder and Fire Training Now
Motivated high school students can learn skills today for an EMR or Fire Technician job tomorrow.
Fire departments need you. The training you’ll receive at Madison College prepares you for immediate job placement.
The NextGen Responders Academy courses are available to any Wisconsin high school junior or senior. Each student must come prepared to work hard and work as a team in this fast-paced, hands-on experience. We push students to see what they are capable of and have fun doing it.
You will gain real-world experience and have the opportunity to talk with current and former fire department representatives and students.
Upon completing both the EMR and Fire Recruit Academies students will be certified for the following:
- Firefighter 1
- Hazardous Materials Operations Level
- Nationally Registered Emergency Responders
- CPR and Early Defibrillation
If this becomes your passion and the profession for you, we assist students enroll in the Associate Degree Programs. We can offer help applying to fire and EMS internships.
Talk to your school counselor to get started. (Courses may be free for some through the Start College Now program.) Earn college credit and learn what you need to pass national and state certifications.