Pre-registration is required for all courses and exams.

  • These courses are for people already working in the field.
  • All classes are held at the fire department unless otherwise noted.
  • 10 students must be registered one week prior to class start. Classes will be canceled unless 10 or more students are registered.

Email Dawn Way at dway@madisoncollege.edu for a registration form.

Entry Level Firefighter (60 hours)

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett Fundamentals of Firefighter Skills and Hazardous Response, fourth edition

Firefighter I (36 hours)

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett Fundamentals of Firefighter Skills and Hazardous Response, fourth edition

Mt. Horeb:  Mondays starting January 23, 2023; 6:30 p.m.
Madison College Protective Services Building:  Thursdays starting January 12, 2023; 6:00 p.m.
Lake Mills:  Thursdays starting February 16, 2023; 6:00 p.m.

Firefighter I (96 hours)

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett Fundamentals of Firefighter Skills and Hazardous Response, fourth edition

Hazardous Materials Operations (20 Hours)

**HAZMAT is required before FF I State Certification**

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett Fundamentals of Firefighter Skills and Hazardous Response, fourth edition

Baraboo:  Thursdays starting November 3, 2022; 6:30 p.m.
Lake Mills: Thursdays starting June 5, 2023; 6:00 p.m.
Madison College Protective Services Building:  Thursdays starting March 9, 2023; 6:00 p.m.
Mt. Horeb:  Mondays starting March 20, 2023; 6:30 p.m.

Firefighter II (42 hours)

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett Fundamental of Firefighter Skills and Hazardous Response, fourth edition

Entry Level Driver Operator - Pumper (30 Hours)

Textbook: None

Entry Level Driver Operator - Aerial (36 Hours)

Textbook: None

Entry Level Driver Operator - Tender (6 Hours)

Textbook: None

Driver Operator - PUMPER (66 Hours)

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, third edition

Waunakee:  Tuesdays starting January 10, 2023; 6 p.m.
Verona:  Thursdays starting January 19, 2023; 6:30 p.m.
Maple Bluff:  Wednesdays starting January 22, 2023; 7 p.m.

Driver Operator – AERIAL (36 Hours)

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, third edition

Cottage Grove:  Mondays starting January 23, 20236:30 p.m.

Fire Inspector (60 Hours)

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett; Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice.

Oregon:  Mondays starting August 29, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

Fire Officer I (40 hours)

Textbook: Jones/Bartlett Principles and Practice, 4th edition

Madison College Protective Services Building-Hybrid: Mondays starting January 30, 2023; mandated in-person date = Saturday, March 25th 8 am – 4:00 p.m.
Spring Green:  Thursdays starting November 17, 2022; 6:30 p.m.
Kilbourn:  Mondays starting January 23, 2023; 6:30 p.m.

Fire Officer II (40 Hours)

Textbook: Jones/Bartlett Principles and Practice, 4th edition

Madison College Protective Services Building-Hybrid:  Mondays starting February 6, 2023; mandated in-person date = Saturday, April 1st , 8 am – 4:00

Fire and Emergency Services Instructor 1 (40 Hours)

Textbook: Jones/Bartlett Principles & Practice, 3rd edition

Register Online: FESI

Fire and Emergency Services Instructor II (32Hours)

Textbook: Jones/Bartlett Principles & Practice, 3rd edition

Register Online: FESI II

NFA Incident Safety Officer Course (16 Hours)

Textbook: None

Lodi: Saturday November 5 & 6, 2022, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Baraboo: January 14 & 15, 2023; 8 am – 5 p.m.

Fire Recruit Academy

Textbook: Jones & Bartlett Fundamentals of Firefighter Skills and Hazardous Response, fourth edition

Register Online: Fire Recruit Academy

Wildland Fire - S130, S190, L180 (40 Hours)

Textbook: None

Madison College Protective Services Building, January 20, 21,22, 28, 29, 8 am – 5 p.m.; register on-line Course #63169 [course fee $160.00]

Madison College Protective Services Building, February 13 – February 17, 2023; 8 am – 5 p.m.; register on line Course #63170 [course fee $160.00]

Register Online: Wildland Fire

Smoke Reading (3 Hours)

Textbook: None

HAZMAT Refresher (9 Hours)

Textbook: None

Fireground Strategies and Tactics (24 Hours)

Textbook: None

Hybrid Vehicle Safety

Textbook: None

Fire Investigation (16 Hours)

Textbook: None

Transitional Fire attack (6 Hours)

Textbook: None

FlameSim (2 Hours)

Textbook: None

Fire Service Training

Madison Truax Campus
Protective Services Building, 100

1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704

dway@madisoncollege.edu
608.246.6911

Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm