Central Mass EMS Corp.    CMEMSC OFFICE: (508) 854-0111   |   CMED 24/7 Phone: 508-854-0100

 To become an emergency medical technician, you need to be 18 years of age with the ability to read and write English in order to complete the state certification exam (practical & written required). You should also be able to:

  1. read road maps;
  2. drive a vehicle and accurately discern street signs and address numbers,
  3. read medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate, and expedient manner,
  4. communicate verbally with patients and significant others of all ages in diverse cultural settings,
  5. discern deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient's condition,
  6. document, in writing, all relevant information in prescribed format,
  7. converse with dispatcher, other EMS providers, and hospital via radio,
  8. perform all tasks related to emergency patient care and documentation using good manual dexterity,
  9. bend, stoop, balance, and crawl on uneven terrain; and withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture,
  10. perform quick, precise, practical mathematical calculations pertinent to ratio and proportion of medication and supplies used in emergency patient care,
  11. work independently without defined structure,
  12. draw valid conclusions expediently relevant to patient's condition, often, using limited information,
  13. be cognizant of all legal, ethical, and moral obligations inherent within scope of practice.

MA Dept of Health and Human Services EMT Initial Training

Massachusetts EMS Accredited Training Institutions

Occupational Outlook Handbook description of EMT job

Michael J. Latta EMS Scholarship Foundation


Region II EMT Initial Training Opportunities

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Vital EMS of Worcester and Community EMS of Marlborough, subsidiaries of Global Medical Response, the nation’s leading medical transportation company, is offering Massachusetts residents the unique opportunity to earn a paycheck while attending class to become a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in Worcester, Ma. Join our team and feel a sense of pride as a member of a global ambulance service while working alongside some of the best medical transportation providers in Worcester or Marlborough, Ma.

CLICK HERE for more information and the next academy start date.


AD Quality EMS Training

Prepare for your EMT National Exam with our experienced training team. Emergency Medical Technicians are first responders trained to provide immediate medical care to patients in emergency situations.

Next Leominster course begins August 22, 2022

COURSE: In-person Initial EMT Class

CLICK HERE for full details and registration information.

Mount Wachusett Community College: EMT and Paramedic ProgramsMWCC icon

CLICK HERE for more information.

The Basic EMT training program is the basic course for Emergency Medical Technician/ambulance that follows the guidelines outlined by the United States Department of Health Education and Welfare in conjunction with the National Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation.  This is a lecture, discussion, demonstration, and practical application of the knowledge and skill necessary to care for individuals who have life-threatening emergencies and injuries. 

 Quinsigamond Community College

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Check out Quinsigamond Community College's upcoming programs. Or if you are already an EMT, check out their Paramedic Program.  Click HERE for more information, or view this flier.  


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