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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Bradford EMT Class
Bradford EMT Class @ Riverbend Technical Center
Nov 7 all-day
Bradford EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet at Riverbend Technical Center in Bradford from 11/7/17 – 3/15/18. You must contact the course coordinator Leanne Hatch at hatchleanne@gmail.com to register. This course will prepare you for the National Registry Emergency[...]
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2017 VT Healthcare & EMS Preparedness Conference
2017 VT Healthcare & EMS Preparedness Conference @ Hilton Burlington
Nov 9 – Nov 12 all-day
2017 VT Healthcare & EMS Preparedness Conference @ Hilton Burlington | Burlington | Vermont | United States
The 2017 VT Healthcare & EMS Preparedness Conference is approaching on November 9 – 12, 2017! Speakers from all across the country and locally are speaking on a number of great  topics in Healthcare & EMS.[...]
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Bristol EMT Class
Bristol EMT Class @ Mt. Abraham Union High School, Bristol
Nov 16 all-day
Bristol EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet in Mount Abe Union High School in Bristol from 11/16/17 – 5/18/18. You must contact the course coordinator Charlene Phelps at luvtwins@gmavt.net to register. This course will prepare you for the National[...]
Morrisville EMR Class
Morrisville EMR Class @ Morristown Rescue
Nov 16 all-day
Morrisville EMR Class Information: This EMR class will meet at Morristown Rescue’s Training Room from 11/16/17 – 2/8/18. Contact the course coordinator Diana Osborn at djgosborn@gmail.com to register and for directions to the course location. This course will prepare you[...]
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Plymouth EMR Class
Plymouth EMR Class @ Plymouth Town Hall
Nov 30 all-day
Plymouth EMR Class Information: This EMR class will meet at the Plymouth Town Hall from 11/30/17 – 4/6/18. Contact the course coordinator Sue Poirier at spcolby@gmail.com to register. This course will prepare you for the National Registry Emergency Medical[...]