Where to Obtain EMS Training in New York State

In a crisis, the community sends its best as first responders. Among them are EMTs trained to save lives. The education of an EMT starts on day one in the classroom and never ends.

To learn about training for

  • Certified First Responder (CFR)
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B)
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate (AEMT-I)
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - Critical Care (AEMT-CC)
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (AEMT-P)

in your community, each Regional EMS Council receives notification of upcoming course. The Regional Council should be your first contact to determine what courses are planned for your area.

Only Bureau of EMS approved Course Sponsors are allowed to teach the New York State Bureau of EMS certification courses listed above.

Most EMS Program Agencies are approved to teach certified instructor courses such as CLI, CIC and instructor updates.

Agencies Eligible for Bureau of EMS Training Reimbursement Funds

Funding eligible agencies are marked on the pdf with a "Y" while those that are not funding eligible are marked with a "N."

If you need additional information about EMT training call (518) 402-0996 Extension 1, Option 4.