EMR Class


What is the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course format and schedule?

This class will be presented in a hybrid fashion with the didactic material presented through an online format. Skills will be taught and tested during six (6)  Saturday, in person classes.  24 hours of ambulance clinicals are also required and may be completed here at AFD.

Time requirement:  57 hours of course work, 40 hours of skills training/testing, 24 hours of ambulance clinical time.

Start date:  7/06/20

End date:  8/31/20

Clinical end date:  9/30/20

Criminal background check:

Certain criminal backgrounds are prohibited from becoming an EMT.  For more information see:


What can you do with EMT?

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to care for a patient prior to the arrival of the ambulance.   As an entry-level EMS certification, this course is perfect for firefighters, plant workers and safety teams.

How to enroll?

Fill out an application at our administrative building: 18425 Timber Forest Dr., Humble TX 77346.

You may also request an application online by emailing: hgrider@avfd.com

How much does the course cost?

The tuition is $500, due by the first day of class.

This fee includes your textbook, clinical uniform shirts,  electronic resources, and drug test.

Fee does not include:  Medical tests/records, NREMT application fee, NREMT testing few, or DSHS application fee.

What are the requirements / prerequisites?
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Provide verification of immunizations:
    •  Hepatitis B vaccination (at least started)
    • MMR
    • Varicella
    • Tetanus
    • TB test (<6 months old)
    • Current Flu vaccination
    • Pass a drug test

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