Emergency Medical Responder

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EMR Participant Requirements

Students must be 14 years of age or older by the end of the course in order to become certified in Connecticut.


Students convicted of a felony may not be eligible for certification as an Emergency Medical Responder.


Students must maintain a score of 75% or higher in this course to sit for the course final written and practical skills exams.  Participants with less than 75% averages during the program will be counseled by their instructor and may be dismissed from the course if their average remains below 75%.


Students that successfully complete both testing phases will be eligible to test for Connecticut examinations for EMR certification.


Participants must be in good health and able to perform the physical duties of an EMR.  


Learn about the differences between an EMT and an EMR here.

EMR Course Description


Code One’s 60 hour Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) program prepares participants to respond to medical emergencies. EMRs respond to emergency 911 calls, assess ill and injured individuals, and administer life saving interventions.  This exciting and demanding course covers basic human anatomy and physiology and treatment of sick and injured individuals.


Our course curriculum involves interactive lectures and hands-on practical training. Code One’s instructors are experienced EMS professionals that bring real-world situations into the classroom. A blend of hands-on practice and interactive lectures prepare Code One EMR students for certification testing and entry to the emergency services field.


Learn about the differences between an EMT and an EMR here.

EMR Textbooks and Materials

Course materials, included:

  • Emergency Medical Responder textbook
  • American Heart Association BLS Provider certification
  • Blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, penlight, and pocket mask
  • Code One Web Course Tools Access
  • State of Connecticut EMR Examination (additional exam attempts are $25)

    Connecticut EMR Certification

    EMR program participants must successfully complete psychomotor (practical) and cognitive (written) examinations to obtain certification.  Exams are conducted as part of scheduled class hours.  Participants successful with testing will be issued EMR certification from the Connecticut Office of Emergency Medical Services.  If transferring an EMR certification to another state, please contact your local Office of Emergency Medical Services.


    Learn about the differences between an EMT and an EMR here.

    EMR Course Fee and Payment Methods

    Course Fee:  $650 – including EMR textbook, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, penlight, pocket mask, CPR certification, and Connecticut EMR examination (additional attempts are $25).


    • Payment Methods: Code One Training Solutions, LLC accepts checks, all major credit cards (Visa/Mastercard/Discover/Amex), Paypal, and cash for course payments. Participants may pay a $200 nonrefundable deposit to hold a seat or payment for the program. Participants paying a deposit will receive an invoice for their balance within 2 business days of registration.  All course fees must be paid in full prior to the start of class.
    • Purchase Orders: Public agencies and businesses may issue a purchase order and be invoiced for participants. Please have participant register using the discount code “INVOICE” and include invoicing instructions (agency name, address, reference PO number) in the comments box. Email completed purchase orders to [email protected] or fax to (888) 427-7448 .
    • Payment Plan: Code One accepts Paypal Credit which provides course payment with 0% interest for 6 months.  Select “Pay in Full” during registration and choose Paypal for the payment method. You’ll be directed to Paypal’s secure website.  Above the “Pay Now” button will be a box that says “Get more time to pay with PayPal Credit” – click the “Apply Now” link.  Paypal will pay for your course fees in full and then you can make payments to PayPal for your balance.

      If you have paid a deposit and wish to pay your balance via PayPal Credit, please email Amanda at [email protected] for a PayPal Invoice.

    • Scholarships and Community Partnerships:  Code One has established relationships with a number of community partners which offer job training grants, scholarships, and tuition assistance.  If there is an opportunity that is not listed, please let us know and we will add it to this page.

    • GI Bill: Code One is currently applying for GI Bill acceptance to cover tuition for Veterans.  We will update this section when we are approved for GI Bill acceptance.  Thank you for your service! (updated 9/7/2017)

    Emergency Medical Responder EMR Course Registration