ARC EMR (Emergency Medical Response) Training

Emergency Medical Response (EMR)

Did you know the American Red Cross (ARC) provides a training program based on the national EMS educational standards for an Emergency Medical Responder?

Emergency Medical Response is a dynamic 56-hour course featuring lecture, video, simulated emergency situations, discussion and hands-on skill practice based on the national EMS curriculum requirements and educational standards. Additional hours available for additional skills practice, self-study and review sessions.

Get Professional-Level Training for Your Students and Faculty!

While Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) does not provide state licensure or certification as an Emergency Medical Responder, this course is ideal for high school and college-aged students, Rapid Response Teams, Safety Personnel and anyone interested in receiving training similar to the training EMS professionals receive as they look to enter careers in healthcare, public safety, law enforcement, Health and Safety training and Plant/Refinery/Construction Rapid Response Teams.

This course is Ideal for on-site training for the responders that work together to build their team cohesion and communication skills.

Team training can be accomplished with no less than 6 and no more than 10 team members per class. On-site training is available with accommodations for the storing of training supplies and equipment that is in a secured training space. The recommended initial training is a minimum of 56 hours to meet qualifications for final evaluations in skills and written test. The minimum score to pass the final written exam is 80%. We understand that while the employees are in class, they are not working their regular jobs and have a suggestion: if there are enough students for two (2) classes (at least 12 students), Class 1 will be in class on Mon/Wed/Fri; Tues/Thurs; Mon/Wed/Fri; Tues over a four (4) week period. Class 2 will have classes Tues/Thurs; Mon/Wed/Fri; Tues/Thurs, Mon/Wed over the four (4) week period. The fourth Thursday will be a review and skills practice day prior to Final evaluations the fourth Friday and will be run in two sessions: AM/PM. Class 1 will have their final skills and written 8 am to 12:30 pm and Class 2 will have final skills and written evaluations starting at 1:30 pm.

Laboratory/Skills practice hours will be posted after the first week of the course. During this time, any students may come to the Laboratory hours and obtain self-paced training and skills practice if they so desire. During the course of on-site training, the Instructor will be considered Full-Time dedicated to your employees. They will not be assigned to any other Instructor duties during the scheduled course times and will be available for further training opportunities per the Instructor’s discretion.

Not only are your employees working, sitting in classes and studying outside of class, they also have families, and unavoidable emergencies . The Instructor is the same, if, the Student needs to reschedule a training day, it will be done during the available Laboratory hours. If the Instructor has an unavoidable emergency, the altered schedule will be made immediately to attempt to stay on schedule for planned completion date.


The purpose of breaking it down is to show the value of holding a course for your employees.

Per Student Tuition: $750 + applicable taxes; includes books, supplies and evaluation/testing fees assessed by American Red Cross (ARC)

Per Course of up to 10 students in same class: $5500 + applicable taxes; includes books, supplies and evaluation/testing fees assessed by American Red Cross (ARC)

As you can see, not only is it more efficacious to provide a course for your employees/Rapid Response Team/Safety Personnel; On-Site training reduces the risk of injury in travelling to a training center or other location; no mileage to pay for driving to the training, and, by the end of the Course, you have Certified, Trained personnel to reduce delay of treatment of injury/illness of other employees. Possibly assisting in reducing insurance costs, tax deductible for education expenses, recordable injuries, loss of life/limb and maintaining a Higher Safety Standard than others.


You Decide

Call or email today to set up a class, limited service area to the local Jefferson County,Texas area. 25% deposit to reserve schedule and all fees must be paid prior to the first day of class. If class is cancelled prior to 30 days before class, Deposit will be refunded. If cancelled less than 30 days before the beginning of class, Deposit will be forfeited. Limited classes each year due to the time dedicated to each class. Next availability is starting March 2, 2020. Get on the schedule, only one location/on-site training per session up to 20 students. Following available sessions starting: May 4, 2020; July 6, 2020, September 7, 2020 and November 2, 2020. 2021 dates: Feb 8, 2021; April 5, 2021; June 7, 2021; Sept 13, 2021.