Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services provides and coordinates several types of emergency services-related training, including:
Emergency Medical Services
American Heart Association CPR/ AED/ First Aid
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Advanced Incident Command System (ICS)
Click on the menu or the links below for more information on available training opportunities or contact our office by calling (716) 938-2213.
Fire Service Training
New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) develops training standards and course curricula for fire training throughout the state. Certified State Fire Instructors (SFIs) are assigned to Cattaraugus County to provide local training programs such as Basic Exterior Firefightering Operations (formerly known as Scene Support Operations), Firefighter 1, and several Apparatus Operator and Technician courses.
Courses are scheduled through the Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services in conjunction with the SFIs and requests should be directed through Deputy Fire Coordinators.
Emergency Medical Services Training
New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) develops training and certification requirements, in accordance with National EMS Training Standards, for all levels of EMS in the state. Certified Instructor Coordinators (CICs) contract with Cattaraugus County to provide local courses for original and refresher certification at the Certified First Responder (CFR) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) levels.
Courses are scheduled through the State-certified "Course Sponsor", Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services in conjunstion with the CICs in a manner to best cover the county geographically with training opportunities.
American Heart Association CPR/AED Training
The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services is an authorized Training Center for the American Heart Association. We offer several different AHA courses that will meet the First aid and CPR training needs of you or your organization. Our American Heart Association Certified Instructors can instruct these courses on location at your agency, facility, organization, or business. In addition we offer parts 2 & 3 for the E-Learning courses offered by the American Heart Association.