EMS Training

The EMS Division at BC3 offer students training to

  • Start a new career in emergency services.
  • Advance current skills.
  • Achieve certification renewal.

We are an American Heart Association Training Center and accredited Pennsylvania Department of Health Educational Institute.  Enroll in a class that interests you!

EMS Programs

The Butler County Community College EMS Division is accredited by the PA Department of Health, Bureau of EMS.  As an accredited EMS Education Institute, we offer Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT),  ACLS, ITLS, PALS, CPR, and First Aid. We also offer Continuing Education classes, and other specialized training programs, including Phlebotomy. Please refer to our complete course list of EMS programs.

American Heart Association Programs

As a Training Center for the American Heart Association, we offer basic CPR/AED and First Aid courses for the general public through our Heartsaver courses as well as advanced level classes for the professional rescuer such as BLS HP, ACLS, PALS, and PEARS classes.

We also provide a full complement of AHA e-learning programs and skills assessment labs monthly for the convenience of our students.  These hybrid classes are an easy way to gain certification or re-certify your skills when a one or two day class will not fit into your schedule.


Class Offerings


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