Cave Spring EMT Class 

Course Description

Cave Spring Rescue Squad will be hosting an EMT class starting January 14th, 2020. At the completion of the EMT Class candidates are eligible to test for their Virginia EMT Certification and will have the opportunity for other classes throughout the class and afterwards. A CPR certification is required BEFORE the first night of class. 


January 14th, - May 14th, 2020

State Psychomotor Testing: May 16th, 2020

Class dates/times

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

One Saturday on February 22nd, 2020

CPR Class dates/times

CPR classes will be offered to all accepted EMT students for a $25 fee on:

Tuesday January 7th, 2019, 6:00 - 10:00 pm

Saturday January 11th, 2019, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Acceptable CPR certifications must include infant, child, and adult CPR, rescue breathing, and choking. 

Examples include AHA Basic Life Support, American Red Cross CPR for Healthcare Providers.

CPR classes offered by Cave Spring Rescue are taught to the American Heart Association standards. Upon successful completion of the class students will be issued AHA BLS provider eCards.


Cave Spring Rescue Squad

3206 Valley Forge Ave

Roanoke, VA 24018

Enrollment Priority

40% of seats will be held for Cave Spring Rescue Squad Volunteers / Applicants.

60% of affiliated / unaffiliated community members.

Seating will occur on a first come, first serve basis and a waiting list will be established in necessary. 


$650, scholarships available through VA OEMS. $200 is due on January 14th and February 11th. $230 is due on March 17th.. 

A $20 application fee is required and applied to your tuition. This fee is refundable to applicants that are not accepted into the program. The course fee does NOT cover the cost of CPR certification. 

A CPR certification is required prior to class. CPR certifications will be held on January 7th from 6:00 - 10:00 pm and January 11th from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Cave Spring Rescue Squad for a $25 fee. 

Scholarship and Payment Options

Scholarships are available to apply for through the Virginia Office of EMS may cover a large portion of the tuition. Payment must be received on these dates regardless of receipt of the scholarship. $200 due on January 14th and February 11th, $230 due on March 17th.


Registration deadline is: January 3rd, 2020

Register Online Today!
Adam LaChappelle

Education Coordinator

Laura Alexander

Education Coordinator


Interested in becoming a volunteer?
Gabrielle Lewis

Training Lieutenant


For questions relating to the course, please email Adam LaChapelle, Instructor at

© 2017 by Cave Spring Rescue Squad Inc.

3206 Valley Forge Ave.

Roanoke, VA 24018

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