Emergency Medical Services

Training

Ongoing EMS training, certification and skill development is available to match your schedule and interests. Find upcoming classes in your area.

Initial training as an EMS provider consists of a provider course. Once you have completed the certification level training course, the certification level you maintain will require a certain number of continuing education hours for recertification. See the certification levels below for more information.

A CPR for healthcare professionals certification should be obtained before beginning any of the following training courses. This certification takes just a couple of hours. Contact your closest EMS service to find out where you can get certified!

  • EMR
    The initial course is about 80 hours of training over several months. Recertification requires 12 hours of continuing education every 2 years after your initial certification.
  • EMT
    The initial EMT course is around 140 hours of training over several months. Recertification requires 72 hours of continuing education every 2 years after initial certification.
  • AEMT
    The AEMT course takes about 140 hours to complete and builds off of knowledge gained as an EMT. Recertification requires 72 hours of continuing education every 2 years.
  • Paramedic
    Paramedic certificate programs generally take 1 year to complete, and Associate degree programs can take up to 2 years. Recertification requires 72 continuing education hours or reexamination every 2 years.
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Bethel EMT Class
Bethel EMT Class @ White River Valley Ambulance
Oct 3 all-day
Bethel EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet in the Training Room at White River Valley Ambulance Service in Bethel from 10/3/17 to 1/23/18. You must contact the course coordinator, Lisa Impey at limpey@wrva.org to register. This course will[...]
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Newport EMT Class
Newport EMT Class @ North Country Career Center
Oct 10 all-day
Newport EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet at North Country Career Center in Newport from 10/10/17 – 2/24/18. You must contact the course coordinator William Smith at mailto:mvasemt24@gmail.comto register. This course will prepare you for the National Registry[...]
Stowe EMT Class
Stowe EMT Class @ Stowe EMS
Oct 10 all-day
Stowe EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet at Stowe Rescue from 10/10/17 to 2/10/18. You must contact the course coordinator, Tim Lambert at tlambert@stowevt.us to register. This course will prepare you for the National Registry[...]
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Brattleboro EMR Class
Brattleboro EMR Class @ Rescue Inc.
Oct 16 all-day
Brattleboro EMR Class Information: This EMR class will meet at Rescue, Inc. in Brattleboro from 10/16/17 – 1/27/18. Contact the course coordinator Mark Considine at mconsidine@rescueinc.org to register and for directions to the course location. This course will prepare you[...]
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Rutland EMT Class
Rutland EMT Class @ Regional Ambulance Service
Oct 24 all-day
Rutland EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet in Rutland at Regional Ambulance Service from 10/24/17 – 4/14/18. You must contact the course coordinator Bill Mapes at bill@brandonrescue.com to register. This course will prepare you for the National[...]
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Swanton AEMT Class
Swanton AEMT Class @ Swanton Municipal Complex
Oct 25 all-day
Swanton Advanced EMT Class Information: This AEMT class will meet at the Swanton Municipal Complex from 10/25/17 – 4/14/18. You must contact the course coordinator Leonard Stell at leonard.stell@vermont.gov to register. This course will prepare you for the National Registry Advanced[...]
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Rutland AEMT Class
Rutland AEMT Class @ Rutland Regional Medical Center Leahy Education Center
Oct 30 all-day
Rutland Advanced EMT Class Information: This AEMT class will meet in the lLahy Education Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland from 10/30/17 – 4/14/18.  You must contact the course coordinator Bill Mapes at bill@brandonrescue.com to register. This course will prepare you[...]
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