Emergency Services Training
Iowa Valley Continuing Education offers valuable continuing education courses for Emergency Services personnel.
Continuing Emergency Service courses and events
Interested in Emergency Services?
First Responders Training is usually the initial training opportunity for volunteers and those who are interested in future jobs in Emergency Services. Volunteer First Responders are desperately needed in rural communities to assist those in need until ambulance service is available.
EMT -B (Emergency Medical Technician – Basic) offers a “laddered” opportunity to acquire skills in Emergency Services. Persons who have completed their initial EMT-B and EMT-I training have several opportunities for CEHs to maintain their professional certifications (ie: EMS in the Field, an annual conference that provides at least 12 CEHs, and similar events). IVCE
Volunteer firefighters can attend the 60-hour Firefighter I and the
32-hour Firefighter II class offered several times a year at
different area fire departments. Vital ongoing training for all
firefighters is part of IVCE's annual curriculum (including
Pipeline Emergencies, Hazmat Awareness,
classes are available
upon request for law enforcement personnel. Regularly scheduled
classes for this group include CPR, first aid, and bloodborne
Occupational Spanish for
available as an online course and as an in-person course.
Specialized Spanish courses are taught for EMS, firefighters,
and/or law enforcement personnel, and these courses are available
onsite (if enrollment is adequate) or at IVCE with combined
departments generating adequate enrollment, or as online courses.
To learn more about the online courses
Questions about specific courses or desired courses should be directed to Roger Kendall, Director of Emergency Services Training at Iowa Valley Continuing Education at (641) 752-4645, ext. 5624, or e-mail him at Roger.Kendall@iavalley.edu.