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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Middlebury VEFR Class
Middlebury VEFR Class @ Middlebury Regional EMS
May 2 all-day
Middlebury VEFR Class Information: This VT Emergency First Responder class will meet at Middlebury Regional EMS from 5/2/22 to 5/19/22.  You must contact the course coordinator Charlene Phelps to register. This course will prepare you[...]
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Bennington (Hybrid) EMT Class
Bennington (Hybrid) EMT Class @ Statewide
May 8 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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Middlebury EMT Class
Middlebury EMT Class @ Middlebury Regional EMS
May 10 all-day
Middlebury EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet at Middlebury Regional EMS from 5/10/22 – 10/20/22. You must contact the course coordinator Charlene Phelps to register, and file a course enrollment form in LIGHTS.  If[...]
Newport EMT Class
Newport EMT Class @ Newport Ambulance Service
May 10 all-day
Newport EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet at Newport Ambulance from 5/10/22 – 10/20/22. You must contact the course coordinator Kathy Jochim to register, and file a course enrollment form in LIGHTS.  If you[...]
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Newport VEFR Class
Newport VEFR Class @ Newport Ambulance Service
May 21 – May 22 all-day
Newport VEFR Class Information: This VT Emergency First Responder class will meet at Newport Ambulance Service from 5/21/22 to 5/22/22.  You must contact the course coordinator Jeff Johansen to register, and file a course enrollment[...]
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NERSA/Montpelier EMT Class
NERSA/Montpelier EMT Class @ Northeastern Regional Safety Academy
May 30 all-day
NERSA/Montpelier EMT Class Information: This EMT class will meet at the Northeastern Regional Safety Academy from 5/30/22 – 9/15/22. You must contact the course coordinator Scott Bagg to register. This course will prepare you for the[...]
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