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NEW Announcement NYS EMS Certified Lab instructor Course

Erie County EMS will be hosting a NYS Certified Lab Instructor Course.  The course will run Friday April 5th 1800-2200, Saturday April 6th 0800-1700 and Saturday April 13th 0800-1700, you must attend all days.

Course Schedule

Click Here to Register (Select CLI Course)

NEW High Fidelity Simulation Training

Erie County EMS and Catholic Health is excited to announce new training opportunities utilizing our state of arm high fidelity patient simulators.  Please complete the form below if your agency is interested in hosting a training at the Erie County EMS High Fidelity Simulation Lab or with the Catholic Health Mobile Simulation Lab.

Click on the links below to learn more about these patient simulators.  ALS SIM Man       SIM MOM

Click Here to Schedule Simulation Training

NEW Erie County Paramedic Program

The Paramedic Program empowers interested students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become a paramedic.

Learn more about the Paramedic Program

CFR, EMT & AEMT Courses

Application Process

  1. Complete the Public Safety Training Course Application
  2. BLS-FR/ALS-FR/Ambulance Agency with a valid NYS BEMS Agency Code - No Fee
    1. Non-members Cost EMT:
      1. Original Student $1050, Refresher Student $500. Both Payable with bank check or money order
    2. Non-members Cost CFR:
      1. Original Student $290, Refresher Student $165. Both Payable with bank check or money order
    3. Non-members Cost AEMT:
      1. Original Student $1050, Refresher Student $500. Both Payable with bank check or money order
  3. It is not necessary to call the EMS Office to verify enrollment. You will be contacted prior to the start of class ONLY if the course has been filled and/or cancelled.
  4. Please submit your application as soon as possible. Courses that reach full enrollment prior to the deadline will be closed.
  5. If you have any questions, please call the EMS office at (716) 681-6070
  6. All students are required to submit completion certificates for the following course on the first day of class: ICS-100, ICS-700 & AWR-160

Certified First Responder

Status Course Course # Location Days Dates Times Register  

Harris Hill FD

8630 Main St.


Tues./Thurs. 2/8/2024-4/18/2024 6:00PM - 10:00PM TBD Register

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

Status Course Course # Location Days Dates Times Course Schedule Register
NEW EMT 515/515R


3359 Broadway Cheektowaga

Mon,(7) Tues (8) , Weds (11 ), Thurs (2) Sat ( 4) & 1 Sunday 
5/28/2024-8/15/2024 6:00PM - 10:00PM Mon, Tues, Weds. 8- 4: 30 (Saturday) 8- 12 (Sunday) Schedule Register
In-Progress EMT 101/102 Scranton Fire Hall 5395 Scranton Rd Hamburg

Mon/Tues Thursdays

& 3 Saturdays



6:30 PM-10:30 PM

Saturdays  9AM-5: 30

Schedule CLOSED
In-Progress EMT 103/104

Grand Island Fire 2275 Baseline Rd

Grand Island

Tues/Thurs & Saturdays

2/6/2024 -



Saturday 9AM-4PM

Schedule CLOSED
In-Progress EMT 105/106

Daemen University 4380 Main Street


Tues/Thurs & Saturday



6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Sat. 8AM-12PM

Schedule CLOSED
In-Progress EMT 107/108


3359 Broadway Cheektowaga

Saturday &1-Sunday


1/6/2024 -


8 AM-4:30 PM

Sun.-8AM-4:30 PM

Schedule CLOSED
In-Progress EMT 109/110 Orchard Park Dis. Training 4222 Taylor Road Tues, Thurs & 6 Saturdays

1/6-2024 -


6 PM-10PM

Sat. 8AM-4PM

Schedule CLOSED
In-Progress EMT 111/112


40 Embry Pl.


Tues, Wed & 2 Saturdays 2/6/2024-6/20/2024


Sat. 8AM-5PM

Schedule CLOSED
In-Progress EMT 113/114

Evans Center

8298 Erie Rd.

Rt 5 Evans

Mon., Thurs., Sat. 2/5/2024-6/20/2024


Sat. 8AM-4PM

Schedule CLOSED

Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced


Status Course Course # Location Days Dates Times Course Schedule Register
In-Progress AEMT A101

Erie County EMS

500 Commerce Dr.


Mon. & Wed.

Tues (2)

Thurs (1)

Sat (2)

Sun (2)


6 PM-10 PM

Sat/Sun: 8AM-4PM


Schedule CLOSED

If you are currently certified please bring your NYS certification card to the first class.

I understand that:

  1. Successful completion of the course requires attendance at all sessions and achievement of a passing grade.
  2. Purchasing the course textbook is my responsibility. The approximate cost of the textbook is $160.00.
  3. EMS work is strenuous. The EMT course will require me to physically exert myself. I will consult my physician if I have any doubts about my ability to perform these tasks.

Emergency Medical Services Providers active on EMS units or employees of municipal EMS services are entitled to take tuition free courses. It is the responsibility of the student to provide the completed NYS Verification of Membership Form as proof of participation in an agency with a NYS EMS Agency Code. (Verification of Membership Forms will be available from the Instructor/Coordinator). Those students who do not provide Verification of Membership will be billed tuition for the training course. Failure to pay the tuition will result in dismissal from the course.

Upon receipt of this application by the. EMS office, the student will be notified ONLY if there are changes in scheduling or the enrollment is closed.


Kenneth M. Peterson 
Advanced Life Support Systems Coordinator 
Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) 
Division of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 
3359 Broadway 
Cheektowaga, NY14227 
Office: (716) 681-6070