Q. Can I become a certified and licensed EMT or AEMT in Massachusetts if I pass the EMT & Fire Training EMT or AEMT Course?
A. Yes. The state of Massachusetts will allow National Registry certified applicants to apply for licensure through reciprocity
Forms and Applications
*All EMT Courses that Massachusetts citizens would like to attend, need to be approved in writing.
Q. Does Massachusetts require any extra EMT training that EFT does not provide in its course?
Q. How do I recertify as an EMT in the State of Massachusetts?
A. As of 2013 Massachusetts adopted the National Continued Competency Program issued in conjunction with the NREMT. Now Massachusetts EMTs can use a new 24 hour DOT refresher for recertification. Furthermore all of the refreshers (and any continuing education) needs to be state approved prior to participating in order for the credit to count for Massachusetts EMTs recertification. Currently Massachusetts does not accept CECBEMS approval.
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.
Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services
99 Chauncy Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02111
Telephone: (617) 753-7300
Fax: (617) 753-7320
Q. Does the state of Massachusetts accept IFSAC Certification for reciprocity?
A. The Massachusetts Fire Training Council uses the NFPA standards to certify firefighters and may adopt other standards if they so choose. Reciprocity is not automatic. If you possess a certificate from another state of certifying agency you must still undergo an evaluation process.
*Massachusetts Fire Training Council (MFTC) is the agency that certifies fire service personnel on all levels. They create the rules and regulations for the Massachusetts Firefighting academy as well as course and curriculum approval.
Massachusetts Fire Training Council
Certification Coordinator Email: Robert.Rand@state.ma.us
PO Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775
Phone: (978) 567-3223
Massachusetts Firefighter certification: Certification Application
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