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Emergency Medical Services

Since 1974, the Community College of Beaver County has offered Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training. Accredited by the PA Department of Health, the EMS Department offers a:

  • central location in Beaver County
  • fully equipped training lab
  • well-qualified, experienced instructional staff
  • dedicated learning facility

For questions, contact Guido Girimonti, ARFF-EMT/P Instructor and EMS Training Program Coordinator, at 724-480-3530 or

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Our Emergency Medical Technician course provides entry-level certification for those interested in obtaining employment in Emergency Medical Services. The program follows the National Registry curriculum. Topics covered include: patient assessment, basic cardiac life support, trauma care, burn care, scene safety, Basic Haz-Mat Incident Command (ICS), and EVOC certification (Emergency Vehicle Operation Course).

Successful completion results in Pennsylvania Department of Health Certification and is the basis for reciprocity and eligibility for National Registry EMT-B testing.

Course Information:
6:00 to 10:00 p.m. 180 total hours
Tuesday and Thursday evenings
$475 Tuition
CCBC, Main Campus, Student Services Center (SSC), Room 1005

Additional time outside of the classroom is required:
Mandatory ambulance ride-a-longs.
3 online certifications, approximately 2 hours for each.
1 Saturday per month, dates TBD

Book can be purchased in the CCBC bookstore, located in the Student Services Center.

To have your name added to our contact list please email,
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at



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NREMT Certification expires March 31, 2016
EMT Refresher Class
24 Hour NREMT Certification Requirement

24-Hour EMT Refresher
Tues. & Thur. 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. PUBS12901 $95
The EMT Refresher 24 course is designed for the National Registered EMT to fullfill his or her NREMT requirements for a 24 hour EMT refresher class every 2 years.  Each student must attend every night to receive EMT Refresher Certification.

This course covers a wide range of topics as set forth by the NREMT Council. These individual courses cover a wide range of topics including Safety/Security, Trauma, Well Being of the EMT, and OB/Infants. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate to that may be submitted to NREMT. Whether your NREMT certification renewal is due this March 31, 2016 or March 31, 2017, now is the time to sign up

There are no extensions from NREMT, so sign up now!

Additional 4 hour courses to earn CEUs:

Roles & Safety of an EMT/Scene Safety   3/8/16     PUBS15001     $25
Airway Management                              3/10/16   PUBS14701     $25
OB/Infant Care                                     3/15/16   PUBS14901      $25
Patient Assessment                               3/17/16   PUBS13701      $25
Medical / Behavioral                              3/22/16   PUBS14801      $25
Trauma                                                3/24/16   PUBS13801      $25

Classes are held Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Main Campus, Student Service Center, Room 1005

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For more information, contact Guido Girimonti, EMS Training Program Coordinator, at 724-480-3530 or

Fire and Rescue Training

Any outside agency that has a training opportunity they would like to see posted here should contact: Jack Boyde at 724-480-3447 or

Course Instructor Report

PA State Fire Academy Local Level Course Application

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Any outside agency that has a training opportunity they would like to see posted here should contact: Jack Boyde at 724-480-3447 or


Police Academy

The Police Academy is committed to training all persons aspiring to obtain the Act 120 required training to be certified as a police officer in Pennsylvania and to also provide Act 180 Mandatory–In-Service Training for all active duty police officers. This will continue to be the ongoing commitment of the Academy. To learn more about the Police Academy, click here