EMT Refresher and Certification Courses

If you are a professional EMT, you can take classes necessary to maintain specific skills or certifications at Forsyth Tech. To find upcoming courses, use our Find A Course option and follow these

  1. Select an upcoming Term designated CE (Continuing Education).
  2. Under Subject choose either EMS (Emergency Medical Services) or FIP (Fire Protection)
  3. Click submit.

You will see a complete list of courses available in that term. Click the course name for details. Please note that registration for these courses is through fire/EMS/law agencies only. You must register through the agency with which you are employed.

Courses available at Forsyth Tech are listed below. Not all courses are available each term; however if there is enough demand, a class may be scheduled through special arrangement with the program coordinator.

For more information or to ask about scheduling a needed course, contact:

Penni Swaim
Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services

Sharon Turner
Secretary, EMS

EMT Refresher/Certification Courses

EMT Basic Initial
EMT Basic Continuing Education
Methodology of Instruction for Emergency Services

Specialty Classes

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support  (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC)
  • Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
  • Advance Medical Life Support (AMLS)
  • Pediatric Education for the Prehospital Professional (PEPP)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Fire Protection Refresher/Certification Courses

Class Day/Date Subject/Practical Time/Hrs
FIP3321/Prevention, Education & Cause Tuesday 10/4   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Wednesday10/5   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Tuesday 10/11   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Wednesday 10/12   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Thursday 10/13   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Tuesday 10/18   7 – 10 PM (3)
  Wednesday 10/19 Review/Written Exam 7 – 10 PM (3)