EMT Initial Certification Class


We will be presenting an EMT Initial Certification class. This course will give you the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care as a health care provider. With this training, the student will be able to obtain their EMT Certification needed for both volunteer and paid positions in the State of New Jersey, as well as other states. Also, included in this program will be the following topics/classes:

        ICS-100, ICS-700, Developmental Disabilities and Large Scale 
       Incident Awareness

The course will be presented via lectures, practical skills, hands-on training and scenarios, as well as 10 hours of hospital Emergency Department clinical experience and 24 hours of EMS field experience on a Cherry Hill Fire Department ambulance.


Minimum age: 16 on the first day of class

Immunization Records:  Must be able to document immunizations

CPR - Healthcare Provider: Current certification on first day of class*
*CPR-Healthcare Provider training will be taught at a Required Orientation class.  You may choose between Monday, August 28 or Tuesday, August 29.  Class begins promptly at 6:30 pm.  Failure to attend this class will result  in ineligibility to attend the EMT Certification class.


    $1,500.00 / person plus additional costs for book and online class access 
                  (Payment is due upon registration - see below forms) 
                     Payment Methods: E-check, Credit Card, Purchase Order Voucher from
sponsoring agency, or 

                    EMT Training Fund Certificate of Eligibility
                This program is eligible for training fund reimbursement.


Text book and on-line access will be announced prior to the start date of the class (the cost of these materials is not included in the class registration fee).  If eligible and registering for NJ EMT Training Fund reimbursement, the student is responsible for the cost of the text book and/or on-line access. Optional Print Workbook is available at an additional cost.


     Tuesdays and Thursdays (6:30 pm to 10:30 pm)
                           Class begins Thursday, September 7, 2017 through Tuesday, February 20, 2018  

                           Saturday Class Dates:    (9:00 am to 4:00 pm)
                                September 16, 2017
September 30, 2017
                                October 14, 2017
                                November 11, 2017
                                January 27, 2018
                                 February 17, 2018        
                                 **Dates and times are subject to change 


  Cherry Hill Fire Department 
                            EMS Training Academy
                            1100 Marlkress Road
                            Cherry Hill, NJ 08003


  EMS Training Division emstraining@chfd.org



All payments must be paid at time of registration; please select the correct Registration Form below:

            Self-payment by: E-check or Credit Card -  Registration Form 
             Purchase Order Payment (an agency will be paying for your class) - Registration Form

            NJ EMT Training Fund - You have an approved Training Fund Voucher - Registration Form
NOTE: A copy of the signed voucher must be sent to emstraining@chfd.org after completion of the Registration form. The original must be brought to the first day of class.


  All cancellations must be received at least 48 hours before the start of the class; class refunds are subject to a 25% deduction of the total fee paid. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after that time.