Cadet Program



Live The Adventure

Have you ever watched firefighters fight a fire?
Have you ever seen fire trucks racing to an emergency scene?  

Have you ever wondered what it's like to actually be part of the excitement?
By joining the Tess Corners Fire Department Cadet Program you will get valuable,hands-on experience with real firefighters.


Be a Cadet

Cadets are a group of young men and women who have an interest in the fire profession. Cadets experience similar training, duties and actual situations that Tess Corners firefighters handle on a daily basis.

Learn Valuable Skills

As cadet, you will meet weekly at one for the 4 Tess Corners stations. Training's are conducted in a professional manner.  Fire department personnel offer Cadets training in:
Fire Suppression
Equipment use and apparatus safety
Emergency scene safety
First Aid
CPR certification
Teamwork
Leadership Skills
New Friends
Self-confidence
A glimpse into the firefighting career

Fire prevention, public education and safety demonstrations are also a valuable part of the community service offered by the cadets, under the direction of firefighters and trainers.


Should I apply for this program?

Besides learning fire skills, what's in this for you?

For starters, if you prepare and submit your application, you will gain many skills that may help you find a future job or gain admittance into a post-secondary school. You get a chance to create a resume, summarize your goals and ambitions.  You also have the opportunity to write an essay that describes why you would be a good for candidate for our departments cadet program.

Experience the thrill and excitement of being a Fire Cadet. For an opportunity to become a member of the cadet program call (414-422-9733), email officers@tcfiredept.org or stop at Tess Corners station #1 W144 S6731 Tess Corners Drive.  

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