Take the first step to an exciting new career! Our EMT course is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills they need to become excellent healthcare providers.


Students learn about anatomy & physiology, CPR, splinting & bandaging, patient assessments, and much more! Are you ready to make a difference ?


Community Volunteer Fire Department is proud to be one of the few fire department based EMT programs in Southeast Texas

EMT Course

212 Hours

Evening and weekend classes

Clinical rotations done with CVFD

Eligible to volunteer with CVFD upon certification

After completing the course and passing the National Registry exam, students will become certified EMT Basics eligible to professionally provide basic life support measures as a member of an ambulance crew, at the scene of an accident, during transport to a hospital, and in the medical facility. 


Graduates of this program who obtain their Texas EMS License, will receive 100% tuition reimbursement if they volunteer with CVFD for at least one year!

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Academy Cost

EMT Basic Course: $1,250

Paramedic Course: TBD

This price includes uniforms, textbook, and CPR certification. 


Candidates must be eligible for certification through national and state standards. Check requirements below:

National Registry Requirements

State of Texas Requirements


Our program has evening and weekend classes available to help work with your schedule.

See academy schedule for more information