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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
NIMS 100
NIMS 200
NIMS 700
NIMS 800
Participants who successfully complete this program will:

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

Completed Application (online)
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:

DCTS will accept a letter from an officer on organization letterhead authorizing the department to be billed in lieu of a check or money order.
Location: Delaware County Emergency Training Center – Folcroft
Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00pm – 10pm Saturdays 8am-4pm
COST: $1000, plus certification costs
Type: Evening and Weekend; Adults only

Tuition includes the textbook, pocket mask and consumable supplies. The application period is open and registrations are being taken by the Delaware County Technical School Folcroft Campus.


Delaware County Technical Schools – Folcroft 610-583-7620 ext.3405


Seating is limited, only upon receipt of payment will a seat be officially reserved.

To pay online please follow these links:

Non-Volunteers: Click here to pay online

Volunteers: Click here to pay online

Make Money Orders payable to Delaware County Technical Schools (DCTS)

Payment can be mailed to, or dropped off during business hours (7:30am-3:30pm) to:

Delaware County Technical Schools 701 Henderson Blvd. Folcroft, PA 19032 c/o EMT Training.