Printed on 6/25/2024

Program Availability *

Fire Protection Technician

Locations Summer 2024 Fall 2024 Spring 2025
Appleton
Some courses may be available at multiple locations.
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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

$11,584.33*
Cost based on current tuition and fees
$1,800.00*
Additional materials and supplies
$1,477.80*
Textbooks

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance (PDF).

Admissions

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

Additional Information

Attach a copy of your Driver's License to your MyFVTC attachments.

For a complete list of supplies students are required to purchase visit: www.fvtc.edu/firecost.

In the program, you will have the opportunity to complete certification training for the State of Wisconsin in Firefighter I, Fire Inspector I, and Driver/Operator-Pumper. The department offers opportunities to take Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I and Fire Officer I certification courses.  Hazardous Materials Awareness, Operations and Technician level is ProBoard certified.  You will receive training in rope rescue, confined space rescue, and trench rescue to the Technician level. You will also receive EMT-Basic certification training while completing your associate degree.

A criminal background check and drivers license history will be required for this program.

Program Outcomes

  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Model Fire Protection Technician (National Firefighter Code of Ethics) professional code of ethics
  • Model firefighter and EMS standards
  • Participate in incident management at an emergency
  • Perform fire prevention activities


Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 35 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Services

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Career Services

Career Services is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Email: admissionsspecialist@fvtc.edu
Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738