EMT Trainee Program


Through a collaborate effort with Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), this program offers a pathway for individuals to become Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) while maintaining full-time employment with Evangelical Mobile Medical Services (ERMMS). This training program provides an immersive educational experience to become a confident and experienced EMS provider.

Evangelical Regional Mobile Medical Services (ERMMS) is a regional EMS system in parts of Union, Snyder, and Northumberland counties operating or staffing 6 Mobile Intensive Care Units (MICUs), 4 Basic Life Support Ambulances, 1 Medic Unit, and 1 Wheelchair Van. The combined services respond to over 13,000 calls each year.

What is an emergency medical technician?

  • Provides emergency medical care to individuals in need
  • Assesses, stabilizes, and transports patients who are in need of routine medical transports or who are experiencing life threatening emergencies
  • Utilizes basic medical equipment to provide care to ill or injured people 

Program sessions begin in September and February.
Must apply by August 30 to start classes September 12. 

Minimum Requirements

  • 16 years old
  • Interest in becoming an EMT
  • 18 month commitment to ERMMS


  • Full-time employee of ERMMS
  • Free EMT training
  • Service to the community
  • Enter a rewarding profession


  • Held are held at ERMMS Education Center located at 21 Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive
  • Class begins September 12 and is an 8 week program ending on November 2
  • Classes are Monday – Thursday, 8 am–5 pm. 

Additional Details

  • Tuition and all associated fees of the EMT class are paid for by ERMMS.
  • The hourly rate for an EMT Trainee is $15/hr and upon transition to a Full Time EMT, your rate will increase to $16.20/hr.  
  • A $7,500 sign on bonus with a 3 year work commitment is also available. (Paid out after completion of training program.)

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