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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)

Certified Instructor Update (CIU) - Pending BEMS application approval

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Course Sponsor: EMSTAR Training Center
Course Location: NYS Academy of Fire Science
600 College Avenue, Montour Falls, NY 14865

This course meets the 6 hour update requirement for NYS instructor certification renewal.
(Note: All NYS certified instructors MUST attend the entire program to obtain credit)

Enrollment Form-print
Enrollment required by May 24, 2018
Pre-registration is mandatory. Walk-ins are not permitted

Email the enrollment form to or mail to EMSTAR, 1058 W. Church Street, Elmira, NY 14905. Enrollment required by May 24, 2018. Please refer all related questions for this class to Mike Pirozzolo, Chief Operating Officer (607) 732-2354 or email

Academy of Fire Science Facility requirements

Course/facility registration fees are nonrefundable:
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)