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Emergency Medical Technician Certification Class

Villanova EMS sponsors an EMT class on campus, twice per year, through the Twin Valley Training EMT Center. Twin Valley provides a hybrid, semester long class which involves completing modules online and practical portions of the class in person. The class is approximately 200 hours long, and ultimately results in students becoming certified as National Registry and Pennsylvania EMTs. 

Any individual is allowed to sign up for the EMT class, although first preference is given to individuals directly affiliated with Villanova EMS or the Villanova Department of Public Safety.

To see class availability or to sign up, please click here.

For more information about the EMT class, please contact the Training Lieutenant (

CPR Certification and Re-Certification Classes

Several members of Villanova EMS are trained and certified to instruct the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Course. This course teaches individuals how to properly perform CPR on adults, children, and toddlers. This course is the preferred training certification for those interested in working in emergency medicine, the healthcare field, lifeguarding, babysitting, and many other professions.

CPR classes are scheduled frequently. Please contact the Operations Liaison ( to find out more information on how you can sign up for a CPR class and for the most up to date list of scheduled classes. The cost of CPR training and the certification card is $50. The re-certification class is free for members of Villanova EMS.

Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC)

For current VEMS members and other eligible EMS and Public Safety personnel, an EVOC class is taught each semester on campus. This course includes an in-person classroom lecture, followed by a practical driving portion. EVOC is the first certification one needs to obtain in order to become eligible to drive the ambulance. EVOC is provided free of charge to all VEMS members who are interested.

For more information about EVOC, or how to sign up, please contact the Training Lieutenant (

Our Location

Health Services Building

Villanova EMS is headquartered in the Health Services Building near the Villanova University main entrance on North Ithan Avenue.