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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Bennington (Hybrid) AEMT Class
Bennington (Hybrid) AEMT Class @ Statewide
Jan 9 all-day
Hybrid AEMT Class Information: The Hybrid AEMT course is a 3-part course consisting of: 15 weeks of online learning meeting once a week for a 2-hour online instructor-led session, a 30-hour in-person simulation lab to[...]
Bennington (Hybrid) EMT Class
Bennington (Hybrid) EMT Class @ Statewide
Jan 9 all-day
Hybrid EMT Class Information: The Hybrid EMT course is a 3-part course consisting of: 14 weeks of online learning meeting once a week for a 2-hour online, interactive, instructor-led session, this is followed by a[...]
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Norwich EMT Class
Norwich EMT Class @ Norwich University
Jan 10 all-day
Norwich EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet at Norwich University from 1/10/22 – 4/14/22. You must contact the course coordinator Scott Bagg to register. This course will prepare you for the National Registry[...]
St. Johnsbury EMT Class
St. Johnsbury EMT Class @ St. Johnsbury Academy Adult School
Jan 10 all-day
St. Johnsbury EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet at the St. Johnsbury Academy Adult School from 1/10/22 – 4/14/22. You must contact the course coordinator Alyssa Fontaine to register. This course will prepare you[...]
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Lowell VEFR Class
Lowell VEFR Class @ Lowell Volunteer Fire Dept
Jan 15 all-day
Lowell VEFR Class Information: This VT Emergency First Responder class will meet in the meeting room at the Lowell Volunteer Fire Department from 1/15/22 to 1/16/22. You must contact the course coordinator Alyssa Fontaine to register.[...]
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Newport VEFR Class
Newport VEFR Class @ Newport Ambulance Service
Jan 22 all-day
Newport VEFR Class Information: This VT Emergency First Responder class will meet at Newport Ambulance Service on 1/22/22 and 1/23/22. You must contact the course coordinator Jeff Johansen to register. This course will prepare you[...]
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NETS Hybrid/Online EMT Class
NETS Hybrid/Online EMT Class @ Northeast Emergency Training Solutions
Jan 23 all-day
Essex/NETS Hybrid/Online EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet online and the student’s agency from 1/10/22 – 5/14/22. You must contact the course coordinator Chris McCarthy at chris@netsvt.com to register. This course will prepare[...]
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Bennington VEFR Class
Bennington VEFR Class @ Bennington Rescue
Jan 29 all-day
Bennington VEFR Class Information: This VT Emergency First Responder class will meet at Bennington Rescue Squad on 1/29/22 and 1/30/22. You must contact the course coordinator Bill Camarda to register. This course will prepare you[...]
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