Information for Training Programs

The Alameda County EMS Agency maintains the highest standards for EMS educational programs in accordance with California State Regulations. ALCO EMS provides approval and oversight for EMS training programs operating in Alameda County. If you are interested in conducting one of the programs below, please review the applicable State regulations below along with our Agency’s application. Each application contains the necessary information on how to complete and submit all of the required documents and materials.

Any organization wishing to conduct Public Safety First Aid training in Alameda County that is not considered a Statewide entity, must gain approval from the Alameda County EMS Agency prior to initiation of any training.

California Code of Regulation Chapter 1.5- First Aid and CPR Standards and Training for Public Safety Personnel

Alameda County EMS' Public Safety First Aid Training Program Application
Any organization wishing to conduct EMT training in Alameda County that is not considered a Statewide entity, must gain approval from the Alameda County EMS Agency prior to initiation of any EMT training.

California Code of Regulations Chapter 2- Emergency Medical Technician

Alameda County EMS' EMT Training Program Application

Private organizations- Please see Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education's website for more information on gaining approval to conduct a training program in California.

The Alameda County EMS Agency is the approving authority for any organization wishing to conduct a Paramedic Training Program within Alameda County. If you wish to conduct paramedic training within Alameda County, please review the State Regulations below and complete the required application below.

California Code of Regulations Chapter 4- Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic

Alameda County EMS' Paramedic Training Program Application

Please also visit the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Professions website for more information on obtaining Paramedic Training Program Accreditation.
Organizations in Alameda County wishing to provide Continuing Education for EMS providers can gain approval from the Alameda County EMS Agency or from the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
For more information or questions about Educational Programs, contact our Educational Program Coordinator