Class, Exam, Trainings, and Meeting Schedules

Class, Exam, Trainings, and Meeting Schedules

EMS training class

EMS ClassES and Trainings

Ongoing EMS training, certification and skill development are available to match your interests. If you are interested in enrolling in a class, you must contact the course coordinator. The Vermont EMS Office does not register students for classes.

Don’t see a course in your area? Visit the District Contacts link to connect with training coordinators in neighboring districts who might be planning a class nearby.

 

Courses and Continuing Education for All License Levels

There are no AEMT courses scheduled at this time.

There are no Paramedic courses scheduled at this time.

 

 

Vermont Emergency First Responder Courses 

 

Course Start Date Course End date Town/City Location cost contact additional details
12/06/2022 12/10/2022 Bristol Bristol Rescue Squad, 45 Monkton Road $25 Frank Koss Register for this course in LIGHTS
12/06/2022 12/15/2022 Perkinsville West Weathersfield Fire Department, 7259 VT Route 131 $30 Sue Porier Register for this course in LIGHTS
01/30/2023 02/08/2023 Newfane VEMSA, 1096 VT Route 30 $75 Mark Considine

Course Information and Registration Portal

Classes begin at 18:00 and ends at 21:00

 

Emergency Medical responder

course start date course end date Town/city location cost contact additional details
12/09/2022 03/17/2022 Stowe Town of Stowe-Emergency Medical Services Department Varied: Contact Lindsay Linnea for Fees Lindsay Linnea Register for this course in LIGHTS

 

Emergency Medical Technician

 

course start date course end date Town/city location cost contact additional details
12/01/2022 01/13/2023 Bennington Bennington Rescue Squad, 120 McKinley Street $1,500 Bill Camarda Course Information and Registration Portal
01/03/2023 04/01/2023 St. Johnsbury St. Johnsbury Academy: Adult Education Center, 166 Railroad Street $1,350 Alissa Fontaine

Register for this course in LIGHTS

Class begins at 4:00 pm and ends at 6:00 pm

01/10/2023 05/02/2023 Jericho Hybrid: Online/NETS Lab Participants from District 2, 5, 8 and 11 will have their course cost funded through the VREMS SAMSA grant. Chris McCarthy

VREMS Hybrid EMT Class offered in District 2, 5, 8 and 11.
12 slots available per district

Weekly Zoom sessions on Tuesday evenings and in-person lab sessions every other Saturday.

05/30/2023 09/19/2023 Jericho Hybrid: Online/NETS Lab Participants from District 2, 5, 8 and 11 will have their course cost funded through the VREMS SAMSA grant. Chris McCarthy

VREMS Hybrid EMT Class offered in District 2, 5, 8 and 11.
12 slots available per district

Weekly Zoom sessions on Tuesday evenings and in-person lab sessions every other Saturday.

11/30/2022 03/15/2022 Newfane Vermont EMS Academy (VEMSA), 1096 VT Route 30 $1,300 Mark Considine

Course Information and Registration Portal

Classes begin at 18:00 and ends at 22:00

 

Critical Care Paramedic

 

course start date course end date town/city location cost contact additional details
11/07/2022 02/10/2023 Burlington Hybrid: Online/UVM Simulation Lab/HealthNet Facilities $1,250 Jonathan Cullen Required Text: Flight Bridge ED Review Book (will be provided)
04/03/2023 06/30/2023 Burlington Hybrid: Online/UVM Simulation Lab/HealthNet Facilities $1,250* Jonathan Cullen

In-person simulation days: 05/19/2023 and 06/30/2023

Required Text: Flight Bridge ED Review Book (will be provided).

*Tuition vouchers available for participants affiliated with a Vermont-licensed EMS service. 

 

EMS Instructor

 

course start date course end date Type of Program town/city location cost Contact Additional details
11/02/2022 11/03/2022 Skills Instructor Newfane Vermont EMS Academy (VEMSA), 1096 VT Route 30   Bambi Dame 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Refreshers and Additional Education opportunities 

 

Start date Type of Program Level town/city location Cost contact additional details
12/08/2022 Refresher EMR Newfane Vermont EMS Academy (VEMSA), 1096 VT Route 30 $250* Mark Considine Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS and in the VEMSA Registration Portal 
12/13/2022 Refresher EMT Newfane Vermont EMS Academy (VEMSA), 1096 VT Route 30 $450* Mark Considine

Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS and in the Course Information and Registration Portal

12/13/2022 Refresher AEMT Newfane Vermont EMS Academy (VEMSA), 1096 VT Route 30 $600* Mark Considine Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS and in the Course Information and Registration Portal
12/05/2022 Refresher Paramedic Barre Barre Town - ALSI $866* David Danforth Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS.
12/13/2022 Refresher Paramedic Newfane Vermont EMS Academy (VEMSA), 1096 VT Route 30 $700* Mark Considine Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS and in the Course Information and Registration Portal
01/17/2023 Refresher Paramedic Newfane Vermont EMS Academy (VEMSA), 1096 VT Route 30 $180* Mark Considine

Registration for this course should be completed in the Course Information and Registration Portal

Topic:  Advanced Life Support (AMLS)

50 hours

03/03/2023 Refresher AEMT Bennington Online/Instructor Led: Bennington Rescue $390* Bill Camarda Registration for this course should be completed in the Course Information and Registration Portal
02/16/2023 Refresher Paramedic Bennington Hybrid: Online/Bennington Rescue $550* Bill Camarda Registration for this course should be completed in the Course Information and Registration Portal
01/14/2023 Refresher EMT Williston

Williston Fire Department, 645 Talcott Road

$350* Nick Carson Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS
01/27/2023 Refresher AEMT Williston

Williston Fire Department, 645 Talcott Road

$400* Nick Carson Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS
11/21/2022 Refresher EMT Online

Online

$200* Nick Carson Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS
11/21/2022 Refresher AEMT Online

Online

$250* Nick Carson Registration for this course should be completed in LIGHTS

*Funding is available through a tuition voucher for all refresher courses. 

 

 

EMS Practical ExamS

How do I register for a practical exam site?

To participate in a practical exam session, all candidates must register using the Practical Exam Registration Application in the LIGHTS online system. 

Registration for an AEMT or Paramedic exam site requires a Practical Authorization to Test (PATT) number, which is assigned after completing an online application on the National Registry of EMTs website.

 

EMS Practical Exam Schedule

To sort, click on the name of the column at the top (example: to sort by Level, click on the word "Level"). The search box can also be used to locate options. 

date time level City/town Location cost Exam number for lights registration form
December 9, 2022 5:00 PM AEMT Burlington (priority to UVM students) University of Vermont, Rowell Building N/A EMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 0050
December 10, 2022 8:00 AM EMT Burlington University of Vermont, Rowell Building N/A EMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 0057
November 19, 2022 8:30 AM EMT Colchester St. Michael's College N/A EMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 0056
February 11, 2023 9:00 AM EMT Newfane Vermont EMS Academy N/A EMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 0046
March 11, 2023 9:00 AM AEMT Newfane Vermont EMS Academy N/A EMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 0047
December 17, 2022 8:30 AM EMT Winooski St. Michael's College N/A EMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 0061
December 18, 2022 8:30 AM EMT Newfane Vermont EMS Academy N/A EMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 059
January 7, 2023 9:00 AM AEMT Winooski St. Michael's College N/A AEMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 0062
January 14, 2023 8:30 AM EMT Winooski St. Michael's College N/A EMT PRACTICAL EXAM - 0058

 

Meeting Schedule

The EMS Office strives to provide many opportunities to interact with members of the EMS community and its stakeholder groups. These meetings are open – see the chart below for details. if you have any questions, please contact the EMS Office.

EMS Leadership Call – This monthly conference call is a forum for district and agency leaders to receive updates from EMS Office staff and discuss current issues and activities relevant to the Vermont EMS system.

Protocol Update Training Sessions - These in-person sessions are not mandatory and are offered to supplement training you might receive at your home service.  Training Officers are strongly encouraged to attend these sessions.

Credentialing Seminars - This seminar will provide an overview of credentialing for Heads of Service, Training Officers and Instructor/Coordinators. Participants will leave with a credentialing process to bring back to their agencies.

EMS Regional Town Hall Meetings – Several times a year, the EMS Office staff travels to various locations around the state for town hall-type meetings to provide updates and discuss pertinent issues and ideas with the local EMS community.

EMS Advisory Committee Meetings – The EMS Advisory Committee is comprised of representatives of the EMS community and stakeholder groups.

Group Date/Time Location Audio Conferencing Information
 EMS Leadership First Thursday of every month 11:00 N/A Meeting link sent prior to each meeting