TESTING PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Southwest Virginia EMS Council provides certification testing for prospective and current emergency medical technicians to maintain and advance their career in emergency medical services. This section provides important information about the SWVAEMS testing program including test schedules, test site information, and policies. For information or questions regarding ALS testing, please contact Lead Field Coordinator Bryan Kimberlin.For information or questions regarding CTS testing, please contact Field Coordinator Sara Harrington.
BECOMING A CTS EVALUATOR
Candidates interested in serving as a CTS Evaluator must complete specific requirements. Minimum educational requirements are established by the Office of EMS, and the Council has established specific eligibility and orientation requirements for prospective candidates. Please contact Field Coordinator Sara Harrington at the Council office for more information. Evaluators must sign a contract agreement with the Council in order to be utilized at our CTS events.
REGISTER FOR A TEST
To register for an EMT-Basic practical test, First Responder practical, or written only exams (including FR, EMT-B, EMT-Enhanced, Virginia EMT-I, Virginia EMT-P, or EMT Instructor pretest), please utilize our online test registration system by clicking on the link below.
To register for an EMT-Enhanced practical exam, or the National Registry Practical Exam, please contact the Council office at (276) 628-4151.