First Responder Program

This course prepares individuals who are the first to arrive at an emergency to manage most medical emergencies including respiratory and cardiac emergencies, spinal and head injuries, poisoning and overdose, shock, trauma, sudden illness, childbirth, and much more. This class fulfills the First Responder training requirement mandated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and provides a 2 year certification as a First Responder.

First Responders include:

  • Police Officers
  • Fire Fighters
  • Corrections Officers
  • Security Officers

This 40 hour program is held Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Students will be required to purchase textbook at additional cost. The textbook that is required is Emergency Medical Responder 5th Edition. ISBN: 978-1-4496-9300-8

We travel to your agency! Can’t make the dates listed? Call us for a customizable training solution to fit your needs and dates. 1-800-497-6732. Are you head of an agency? Call us to inquire about sending multiple employees through this program at a discounted rate.


National EMS Institute is an Accredited EMT Training Institution by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Service National EMS Institute reserves the right to change course location in order to better serve their students.

Contact Information
  • 90 Main Street Carver, MA 02330

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 2 Galleria Mall Drive Taunton, MA 02780

    Phone: 508-465-1460 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 485 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA 02472

    Phone: 1-800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 999 S. Washington St. N. Attleboro, MA 02760

    Phone: 800-678-6196 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 7 Neponset St. Worcester, MA 01606

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 1702 Riverdale St. W. Springfield, MA

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 1775 Washington St. Hanover, MA 02339

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730

  • 100 Independence Way Danvers, MA 01923

    Phone: 800-497-6732 Fax: 508-436-4730