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All the regulatory duties overseeing EMT training in New Hampshire is done by the New Hampshire Department of Safety (New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS)). If you want to go on towards a EMT certification in New Hampshire, you will have to enroll in to and graduate from EMT programs that are approved by NHDS. If you want to know how to become an EMT in NH, follow the step by step guide that we made for you below.

Accredited EMT Classes in New Hampshire Near You

 

Becoming an EMT in New Hampshire

To become an EMT in NH, all candidates have to be at lest the age of 18. Those interested in the career can become apprentices if they are under 18. Enroll in to training, pass the course, take and pass the exams and get certified! Once you have done that, you can register with the national registry and get your license from the state of New Hampshire.

Step 1: Meet Entrance Demands from the State of NH

If you are 18 and over, you can apply to enter EMT training in New Hampshire. There are apprenticeship programs for those under 18 that want to become EMTs in the near future.

Step 2: Finish an EMT training class in New Hampshire

When selecting a EMT course, make sure that it is a training program that is in New Hampshire and is approved by the New Hampshire Department of Safety (The New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS)).

Approved New Hampshire EMT Programs

Here is a complete list of the NH Department of Safety approved EMT courses.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Initial Programs

Durham – McGregor Institute of EMS
Phone – 603-862-3674
Fax – 603-862-4415
www.mcgregorinstitute.net

Rindge – Franklin Pierce University

North Conway Fire Dept
William A. Kane
207-935-2608

Nashua – FireMed
Michael Hutchinson
www.nhfiremed.com

Fitzwilliam Fire Department
Nancy Carney

Concord – Granite State EMS
Eric Perry
603-715-1711
www.gsems.org

Conway – SOLO
Loretta Schulte
603-447-6711
www.soloschools.com

Manchester – New England EMS Institute
Rachel Cornaro
603-663-4402
www.neemsinstitute.com

Durham – UNH/NH Hall
Phone – 603-862-3674
Fax – 603-862-4415
www.mcgregorinstitute.net

Conway – SOLO
Loretta Schulte 603-447-6711
www.soloschools.com

Manchester – New England EMS Institute
Rachel Cornaro
603-663-4402
www.neemsinstitute.com

Conway – SOLO
Loretta Schulte
603-447-6711
www.soloschools.com

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Initial Programs

Durham – McGregor Institute of EMS
Stephanie Allison
603-862-3674
www.mcgregorinstitute.net

Concord – Granite State EMS
Eric Perry
603-715-1711
www.gsems.org

Newport Fire/EMS William Kane
207-935-2608

Seabrook Fire Department
Richard Curtis
603-459-3144
www.setsnh.com

Nashua – FireMed
Michael Hutchinson
www.nhfiremed.com

Gilmanton Iron Works FD
Raelyn Cottrell
603-393-2372

Peterborough – NH CPR, LLC
Christopher Malley
www.nhcpr.com

Portsmouth – NH CPR, LLC
Christopher Malley
www.nhcpr.com

Bedford – NH CPR, LLC
Christopher Malley
www.nhcpr.com

Manchester – New England EMS Institute
Rachel Cornaro
603-663-4402
www.neemsinstitute.com

Step 3: You Will Have to Earn a CPR Certification

CPR training is often included in the curriculum of many training programs. If you are attending one without it in the program, do not worry, there are many options of places to get CPR training. The program will show you where because they have many students in the same position every year. CPR certificates are necessary for advancing on to the certification examinations in New Hampshire.

Step 4: Pass the National Registry EMT Exam

The state of New Hampshire goves all its EMTs the NREMT exams for certification. They are two separate exams that all your physical skills and knowledge of the education you received. Pass the exams and you can register with the state and get listed on the national EMT registry.

Click here for a more detailed analysis of the EMT exams.

Step 5: Get Your Name on National EMT Registry and Get Your State Licensure

After passing the exams, you will have to show proof of passing it to the state and to the NREMT. Do not assume they will do it for you. Make sure you folow up and fill out all applications and pay each fee.

How much do Emergency Medical Technicians get paid in New Hampshire?

The following data table features a breakdown of the emergency medical technician salary in New Hampshire.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$10.52$16.05$27.40
Yearly$21,880$33,380$56,990
New HampshireHourly$11.99$17.15$25.17
Yearly$24,940$35,670$52,350
Dover-Durham, NH-MEHourly$10.84$21.00$27.78
Yearly$22,550$43,680$57,780
Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NHHourly$13.12$19.47$27.37
Yearly$27,290$40,500$56,940
Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NHHourly$11.81$18.11$30.85
Yearly$24,560$37,680$64,170
Portsmouth, NH-MEHourly$12.59$17.92$27.11
Yearly$26,190$37,280$56,390
Western New HampshireHourly$13.54$17.73$26.75
Yearly$28,160$36,870$55,640
Nashua, NH-MAHourly$12.36$17.71$24.17
Yearly$25,710$36,830$50,270
Manchester, NHHourly$15.49$17.46$21.64
Yearly$32,230$36,320$45,020
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NHHourly$12.78$17.23$26.53
Yearly$26,590$35,840$55,170
Other New HampshireHourly$12.36$16.10$24.12
Yearly$25,700$33,480$50,180
Northern New HampshireHourly$11.06$14.35$22.77
Yearly$23,010$29,840$47,350
Southwestern New HampshireHourly$8.34$13.76$23.46
Yearly$17,350$28,630$48,810

Source – bls.gov

The job outlook for EMTs in New Hampshire

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a 23% growth in EMT employment in the near future! That is just astoundingly great news for the allied health field in New Hampshire as a whole!