Getting into Fire & EMS Services

Informational Websites

Colorado Division of Fire Safety
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
United States Fire Administration
National Fire Protective Association

Plains to Peaks Region Initial EMT Training

Penrose/St Francis EMS Education
Sue Richardson

Memorial Hospital EMS Education
Jeff Force

Pikes Peak Community College
Kim Whitten

Fire Service Academies

Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs
Aims Community College, Greeley
Trinidad State Junior College, Trinidad
Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge & Vail
Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood
San Juan Basin Technical School, Cortez Resources Career Guide
Paramedic/EMT Guide  Scholarship Info
Fire and Forestry Scholarships and Financial Aid  Guide to Public Service
Women in Public Service Careers –
Learn How to Become: Top Fire Science Degrees Guide –
Online Fire Science Degrees and Programs –
Fire Science Certificates: Options and Resources Guide –


Medical Career and Degree Suggestions:

Becoming a Paramedic: Vocational and Trade School Opportunities

A Career in the Medical and Health Field: Paramedic and EMT

Health and Medical: Career and Degree Opportunities –


Financial Aid Help:

Trade School – Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Aid Assistance: