• Emergency Medical Technician

    Class begins on August 26th, 2019
    The class will run from August 26th to December 16th, 2019
    Monday and Wednesday:  6 p.m.-10 p.m.,  Saturdays: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

    Course Description

    This course is designed to prepare students to provide basic emergency medical care to sick and injured patients. Students will learn to provide medical care in a variety of settings including hospitals, fire departments and security agencies. This program allows volunteer Firefighters and Paramedics in Delaware County to participate at a reduced cost (ONLY AVAILABLE TO CURRENT VOLUNTEERS). The course is located at the Delaware County Emergency Services Center providing the most state of the art training environment.

    Certifications Offered

    • PA-EMT certification
    • CPR
    • NIMS 100
    • NIMS 200
    • NIMS 700
    • NIMS 800

    Participants who successfully complete this program will

    • Communication in an Emergency and Documentation
    • EMS Scope of Practice for EMS Personnel
    • Lift and Move Patients
    • Ambulance Operation
    • Knowledge of the Human Body
    • Life Support and First Aid to Victims
    • Vital Signs and Health History
    • Ventilation of an Airway


    • Completed Application
    • Be at least 18 yrs. of age
    • High School Transcript or GED diploma
    • College Transcripts (if applicable)

    Attention Volunteers

    • Volunteer Firefighters and Paramedics in Delaware County will be charged a discounted rate of $400.
    • Volunteer members of a Delaware County Fire Department or Ambulatory Service

    Location: Delaware County Emergency Training Center – Folcroft


    • Mondays and Wednesdays- 6:00 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • COST: $1000, plus certification costs
    • Type: Evening and Weekend; Adults only
    • Tuition includes the textbook, pocket mask and consumable supplies.


    • Kerby Kirber – Phone Contact  #610-237-8630

      The Training Center

      Building #1

      1600 Calcon Hook

      Sharon Hill, PA

      Email address – kkerber@delcoestc.org

    Payment & Application

    • Contact Kerby Kirber for information on how to pay and how to apply for the class