Connecticut Certification for EMTs, How to Recertify

 

Q. Can I become a certified and licensed EMT or AEMT in Connecticut if I pass the EMT & Fire Training EMT or AEMT Course?

A. Yes. Even though the state of Connecticut has it’s own training and testing for EMT’s and AEMT's, they will accept any EMT or AEMT for licensure who has an NREMT or NRAEMT certificate. Our EMT and AEMT courses are approved NREMT courses. Once you complete our course and pass both your practical and cognitive NREMT or NRAEMT exams, then you can apply for licensure in your state.
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3127&q=387364&dphNav_GID=1827&dphPNavCtr=|&dphNav_GID=1827#46950

Q. Does Connecticut require any extra EMT training that EFT does not provide in its course?

A. No.

Q. How do I recertify for EMS in the State of Connecticut?

A. To recertify for EMS in the State of Connecticut, the applicant will need to complete an approved refresher-training course within 3 months of the expiration date of the certificate. The refresher must include both the written and practical testing. We offer the 24-hour refresher course, which includes 10 hours of self-directed learning, and 14 hours of Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) sessions where a real instructor is present to answer questions and discuss the topics, but it does not include the practical testin (PLEASE approve with your state before taking our refresher course). It is fully accepted by the NREMT and is CECBEMS accredited. This is only one of the few online refreshers that meet the actual requirements by the NREMT to be counted as an official refresher. You have 2 years to complete the refresher from the time you sign up (or you can usually get it done in as little as 2 to 3 weeks). The cost of the refresher is $249.

Q. I failed the NREMT exam 3 times already. Will your 24 Hour Online EMT Refresher allow me to retest with the NREMT?

 

A. Yes. Once you pass our 24 Hour EMT Online Refresher course you will have 3 more opportunities at taking the NREMT Exam. The Course is accepted by the NREMT and covers all 24 hours of the Mandatory Core and Content required. To insure that you pass on your next attempt you can practice for the exam with our test prep site.

 

Q. I failed the NRAEMT exam 3 times already. Will your 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher allow me to retest with the NREMT?

 

A. Yes. Once you pass our 36 Hour AEMT Online Refresher course you will have 3 more opportunities at taking the NRAEMT Exam. The Course is accepted by the NREMT for both AEMT and I85 and covers all 36 hours of the Mandatory Core and Flexible Core Content required. To insure that you pass on your next attempt you can practice for the exam with our test prep site.

 

Q. Will your 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher allow me to recertify as an Advanced EMT?

 

A. To recertify with the National Registry as an AEMT you will need to complete the 36 Hour AEMT Refresher, an additional 36 Continuing Education (CE’s) hours, and have a current CPR Certification. If you are doing this Refresher for State Licensure, please check with your state first to see if they will accept this 36 Hour Online AEMT Refresher that is CECBEMS approved and NREMT accepted.

http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3127&q=387364&dphNav_GID=1827&dphPNavCtr=|&dphNav_GID=1827#46950

*Connecticut allows EMS providers to begin their service at age 16.

State of Connecticut
Department of Public Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services  
Emergency Medical Services Certification
Telephone (860) 509-7975 
Fax   (860) 509-7987
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3115&q=387254&dphNav_GID=1601

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Firefighter

Q. Does the state of Connecticut accept IFSAC Certification for reciprocity?

A. Yes.

 
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