EMT Class

The Moscow Volunteer Fire Department hosts an EMT class twice a year.  This intensive 120+ hour course fulfills the requirements for the National Registry EMT Examination (NREMT).  Course content includes lecture and hands-on practice in emergency care, bleeding and shock, medical emergencies, lifting and moving patients and other emergency care topics.


This course is typically offered Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:00pm to 10:00pm and the occasional Saturday class.  In the Fall classes run early September to early December and Spring classes typically run February to May.   

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Due to high demand for this EMT class, the application process can be very competitive.  Only serious applicants should apply. The EMT course is time intensive, with significant out-of-class study, and an additional requirement of clinical participation.   

Preference for the course will be given to individuals who live or work in Moscow and are interested in joining our dedicated team of EMS volunteers. 

You must be aware that there are attendance requirements and academic standards that must be met to complete this course.   There is no guarantee that you will either pass the class or be accepted as an EMT for the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department.


  • 18 years of age prior to course end.  
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Physical strength adequate to perform the normal functions of an EMT
  • A Background check will be conducted on each applicant.
  • Copy of proof of required immunizations (Hepatitis A, B and MMR).
  • Copy of proof of Covid-19 vaccine (if available)
  • Current proof of TB Test within year (can be performed at Quick Care, Student Health). 


The class tuition is $750.00 which includes course textbook, due the first night of class.   Please note there may be some additional costs incurred such as fees for practical exam and requirements for national and/or state certifications.


  • Copy of EMT class application
  • Copy of current driver’s license
  • Copy of proof of immunizations

No refunds will be granted after the first week of class unless major medical or military reasons exist.  


The EMS Division serves as the medical branch of the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department.  Our membership is around 60 EMT and Paramedic volunteers that serve the City of Moscow community.  We respond to over 2500 emergency calls a year.

Any questions can be answered by contacting info@moscowvolunteerfire.org or 208-883-7163.