News & Announcements

Spring 2024 Academy EMT Course

An Academy style Spring EMT Course will be held for people seeking employment with Saratoga County EMS agencies.  The course starts April 29th and ends June 20th at the Wilton EMS Station #1. Classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8am until 5pm.  Applicants will need to schedule a ride-along to determine eligibility for the for the course.  Registration is open on the Council web site. Click here for a course flyer. To register, go to the EMT Courses drop down (above) or click here.

Spring 2024 High School EMT Course

Saratoga County will again offer an EMT Course for residents of Saratoga County attending high school (in or outside the County) who will be age 17 on or before May 31, 2024.  The course will run every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6p-9:50p at the HVCC TEC-SMART Campus in Malta starting January 16, 2024 and ending May 10, 2024.  Applications are accepted by the Saratoga County Workforce Development Department.  All costs for students accepted into the program will be covered by Saratoga County.  Deadline for applications is Friday, December 29, 2023.  Click below for the course announcement and application materials:

Questions can be directed to Jennifer McCloskey, Director of Saratoga County Workforce Development, email or phone 518-884-4170.

Peer Support Team December Classes

The Saratoga County Peer Support Team (SCPST), organized in November 2022 to support all Saratoga County law enforcement, fire, and EMS departments is offering two training sessions in December 2023:

  • Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis: Mon & Tues, Dec 18-19; 8:30a-4:30p both days – this class is for current members of Peer Support Teams
  • Suicide Awareness: An Introduction for Crisis Responders: Wed. Dec 20; 8:30a-4:30p (one day only) – for any member or leader of any department

Click here for a flyer on these classes with registration information.

Summer EMT Course Announced

A Summer EMT Course will be held during May and June 2023 at the Wilton EMS Station #1. The course meets weekdays (Monday through Friday) from 8am until 5pm. This is an academy style class designed for people seeking employment at Saratoga County EMS agencies.  An interview will be conducted to determine your eligibility for the course.  Registration is open on the Council web site.  Click here for the course announcement.  To register for a class, go to the Training drop down on our home page or click here.  The EMS Council will run a longer duration (2 nights/week) evening EMT Course this fall.