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The Designated NYS EMS Program Agency Serving Chemung,Schuyler & Steuben Counties
1058 West Church St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-2354

EMS Instructor Training

New York State Department of Health EMS Instructor Courses

The New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services authorizes training for instructor certification through organizations called Specialty Course Sponsors. EMSTAR currently holds the Specialty Course Sponsorship designation and is authorized by the Department to conduct instructor programs including:

Certified Instructor Update (CIU)
Certified Lab Instructor (CLI)
Certified Instructor Coordinator (CIC)

Saturday, November 10, 2018  8:00am - 4:00pm &
Sunday, November 11, 2018   8:00am - 5:00pm         

Course Sponsor:  EMSTAR Training Center               
                               Course #159013                                                       
Course Number: 159013                                                                                                                                  
Training Site/Location: NYS Academy of Fire Science
                                        600 College Avenue
                                        Montour Falls, NY 14865   

Students must complete both days of course plus a CLI internship and comply with all requirements of NYS DOH BEMSATS Policy 16-02 (or update) in order to be certified by NYS DOH as a CLI. Perspective candidates must be currently certified as a NYS EMT or higher. Course enrollment and all required attachments must be submitted by October 26, 2018. Pre-registration is mandatory. walk-ins not permitted. Twenty students are required to hold this course. emstar retains the right of cancellation if less than 20 students.


Step 1- Submit the following to EMSTAR - 1058 West Church Street - Elmira, NY 14905

  • Enrollment Form

  • Original completed Application for Instructor Certification (DOH-2260)

  • Original completed NYS DOH Instructor Sheet (DOH-743)

  • A letter verifying that you are actively providing on-going, hands-on prehospital patient care with an EMS agency (on official letter-head) and have a minimum of one year of clinical experience within the last three years.

  • Student Tuition is $125 to cover course materials and text (National Association of EMS Educators Foundations of Education- An EMS Approach Second Edition) Payments must be made in the form of a Money Order or check to EMSTAR. Once a candidate is accepted into the course, no refunds will be made.

Step 2-

Register with the NYS Academy of Fire Science.  (Lodging and meals are available at an extra cost)

Course/facility registration fees are nonrefundable: Submit to the Academy of Fire Science
New York State residents — $25
Out-of-State — $50

PAYMENT METHOD: Fees may be paid by check, money order or signed PO/Voucher payable to “Academy of Fire Science”. If MasterCard or VISA is being used, the registration form must include a credit card number, expiration date and signature. 

Please fax credit card registrations to (607) 535-4841.

Resident: — $40/day (No dinner on in-coming nights)
Commuter: Meals Only — $8/day, includes breakfast and lunch.
(Dinner may be available to purchase at $9/day)