Emergency Medical Responder Training Group Information

The Advisory Board recognizes training groups that demonstrate the capability to conduct Emergency Medical Responder courses and/or continuing education classes.

Emergency Medical Responder Rules

Emergency Medical Responder Training Group Application

Emergency Medical Responder Training Group Self Study

Emergency Medical Responder Medical Affidavit 


Important Reference Information

The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control has updated certification testing to meet the Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration National EMS Education Standard, 2009 Edition of Emergency Medical Responder. The program formerly known as First Responder is now Emergency Medical Responder (EMR).

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Education

National EMS Education Standards


Additional Information

EMT certifications are handled by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment-EMS Division. Please be aware that the Colorado Division of Fire Safety does not handle EMT certifications. For information concerning EMT certification, please contact

Colorado EMT Certification

For more information concerning the Colorado Emergency Medical Responder Certification Program please contact Marlinda Acevedo at 303-239-4600.