Emergency Medical Technician


Class beginning on August 27, 2018
The class will run from August 27th- December 8th

M & W:  6-10, Select Saturdays:  8-4.

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 & 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.