Emergency Medical Services

Contact Lee Kiser, Dean of Workforce & Professional Develoopment
(828) 448-6707 • wkiser@wpcc.edu

Photo of a Paramedic Training Class at WPCC
Western Piedmont Community College offers area rescue personnel training opportunities throughout the year, including Emergency Medical Technician-Basic and Paramedic courses. Learn more about our course offerings below.

Carolina Wilderness EMS Externship Logo2017 Wilderness EMS Summit
is September 23-24

The 2017 Carolina Wilderness EMS Summit will be held September 23-24 in Pisgah National Forest overlooking the Linville Gorge Wilderness, the deepest gorge and one of the oldest designated wilderness areas in the eastern United States.

The Summit covers technical rescue and delivery of medical care in a wilderness setting and is open to healthcare professionals with ALS training. Click or tap the buttons below for more information or to register.


EMS Training Calendars


Access the WPCC
Fire, Rescue or Emergency Management Demographics Page

Upcoming Classes

Here are the scheduled Emergency Medical Services classes currently being offered by WPCC. To get more information, click or tap on a class name on the calendar. You will be presented with a course description and a link to register online.

October 5, 2017

No events scheduled for today!

EMT-Basic and Paramedic Classes

Our EMT Basic and Paramedic classes run continuously with various start dates. If you are interested in either of these classes, please complete the form below and someone from the College will contact you.