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Emergency Services Program | Certification

Central Vermont Career Center


This program is intended for high school students attending from within the district. College credits may be available as part of this program. Students from outside the district or adults who are not enrolled in high school can contact the center to apply for this program, as well.

Students in Emergency Services are provided with the instruction required for entry level work or postsecondary training in the fields of Emergency Medical Services and Fire Science. Students will learn problem-solving and critical thinking skills to analyze, synthesize. and evaluate situations by themselves and in teams. They will apply emergency service response skills to manage an incident scene as a first responder. They will make informed, healthy choices that positively affect the health, safety, and well-being of themselves and others. The program begins the year with an initial exploration of Emergency Service classroom work (lecture, readings, and independent study projects) and transition into visits with local experts in the field. Students will participate in ‘ride alongs’ with local first responders and fire departments.

This program includes the following credentials: EMT-Basic Certification, Firefighter 1 Certificate, ACT National Career Readiness Certificate.

Cost For High School Students $0

  • For Adults $6,988

  • Cost information is approximate, please visit the program's website for the most up to date information available.

Financial Assistance

  • CTE funding sources

    For high school students attending from within the district, there is no cost to this program. For students from outside of the district and adults who are not enrolled in high school, local scholarships and other funding sources may be available. Follow the link and contact the CTE center for more information.

    State or Local Grant
    Institutional Grant
    Private Grant

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  • Government