EmergyCare's EMT Academy — Next Class Summer 2024
Details on how to apply are coming soon.
This program aims to recruit a maximum of 15 individuals from EmergyCare's service area (Northwest Pennsylvania) to enroll and make them EMT job-ready upon completion of the program. The program is unique in offering part-time employment at EmergyCare and EMT training simultaneously. The Academy will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The candidates who meet the qualifications through the application process will be contacted for an interview and will also take an independently evaluated pre-employment assessment. The top qualified candidates will be accepted into the program.
"Emergency Medical Services is the cornerstone of public safety. EMS providers are challenged with saving lives in a fluid environment, dealing with various acute situations ranging from heart attacks to traumatic injuries. It's imperative that we recruit individuals who have the passion and commitment to care for people. A program such as EmergyCare's EMT Academy provides a career path for those individuals who have the drive to help others." — Dave Basnak, President and Executive Director of EmergyCare.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Classes — Blended Learning
The EmergyCare's EMT program combines in-person lab instruction with state-of-the-art video conferencing technology that allows face-to-face learning. Students are able to attend a live synchronous Pennsylvania Dept. of Health-approved distance learning EMT training courses for certification at a local meeting place in their community. The program meets or exceeds the requirements of the Pa. Department of Health, Bureau of EMS, as set forth by the National EMS Standards.
Class is offered in the Fall and Winter Term and meets Tues/Thurs, 6 pm- 10 pm, and One Saturday a month, 8 am - 5 pm.
EmergyCare's EMT Programs are taught in partnership with Butler County Community College and follow current State and National EMS Education Standards.
Cost: Includes Tuition, Textbook, EMS Testing Program, and First Attempt at the National Registry Exam
Instructors: Qualified and Experienced (over 75 years of field experience and currently working in the EMS Field)
Sites: Erie, Warren, and Greenville, Pennsylvania
Erie County Emergency Medical Services Scholarships
Scholarships are available for students who live and work in Erie County through the Erie Community Foundation. To learn more, click here.