Reviewed and/or Updated on: May 19, 2015

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Chippewa Valley Technical College
620 West Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701-6162

Red Van Ert
gvanert1@cvtc.edu
Phone: 715-855-7503
Fax: 715-855-7522

 

 

Chippewa Valley Technical College Fire Medic Associate Degree Program prepares students for an occupation in the fire service and paramedic arenas. Courses focus on thoroughly preparing a firefighter/paramedic for entry onto a full-time fire department or other emergency response organization in the public or private sector. After completing this program, the students are prepared to challenge the National Registry for EMT-Paramedic exam. The students will be prepared as a firefighter and fire apparatus driver operator. Fire Medic students are prepared to respond to the diverse incidents of today's emergency service. The program will include special courses in water, confined space, trench, high angle, and vehicle extrication rescue. Chippewa Valley Technical College Fire Service Training also provides progressive fire and safety education for 53 area fire departments, and local business and industry. CVTC has a shared classroom facility with the Eau Claire Fire Department. The adjacent 20 acres training grounds holds a live burn building, ladder tower and many other props to develop hands-on skills.