BC3 EMS Academy

Train to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and begin your career with a Butler County EMS service.

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Academy Details

June 17 – Aug. 4
8 Weeks | BC3 Main Campus

Classroom Sessions
Monday – Thursday | 8 AM – 5 PM

Ambulance Ride-Along
Weekends | Flexible Scheduling

This on-the-job training will rotate between Independence Health Care – Butler Memorial Hospital and Butler Co. EMS agencies.

Stipend & Service Commitment
Academy participants will be paid a stipend for meeting benchmarks:
$13/hour | 40 hours a week

Academy participants must commit one year of service to a Butler Co. EMS agency after successful completion of the training.

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Grant-funded by the County of Butler and FREE to participants.

The EMS Academy was developed by the Butler County Commissioners, Butler County Community College and countywide EMS services to create a pipeline of EMT’s by providing training and support to residents who are interested in the field.

Academy Requirements

  • EMT Training approved by the PA Department of Health
  • Emergency Vehicle Drivers Training (EVDT)
  • Personal Empowerment Training
  • Voucher to cover the cost of one attempt at the NREMT Cognitive Exam

Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be a Butler Co. resident for at least one year.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have a valid (current and unrestricted) driver’s license.

Apply Now!

  1. Download and complete the application.
  2. Submit application and a cover letter via email or postal mail.

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Butler County Community College
EMS Department
107 College Drive
Butler, PA 16002