Become An EMT

Check back – Our next class will likely be starting in August 2021. 

Basic Level EMT:

  • In NYS, you must be at least 17 years old or older
  • You must join an EMS agency (many agencies will help pay the tuition)
  • You must locate and enroll in an EMT Basic Course (109-hour state approved training course in emergency medical technology and emergency vehicle operation)
  • You must prepare to pass your certification exam with a 100% on the practical (hands-on) and a 70% on the written.
  • Upon completion of the course, you must meet your local departments requirements to practice at the EMT-B level
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