Public Safety Center

Instructor classes

Instructor Classes

The Shumaker Public Safety Center is a Pennsylvania Department of Health Accredited Certification Training Institute. Learn about instructor classes available at HACC.


What classes are available?

  • American Heart Association Instructor —We are currently accepting letters of interest for an upcoming AHA Instructor program. Please email emstrng@hacc.edu with your name, contact information, and discipline you would like to teach. Please call 717-780-2458 with any questions.
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health EMS Instructor Certification Course

    To enroll, you must have:
  • Proof you are at least 18 years old.
  • Current certification in CPR or current certifications a CPR instructor.
  • Current certification as an EMT or higher-level EMS provider.
  • At least one year of experience in providing EMS as an EMT or higher-level EMS provider.
  • Documentation of at least 16 hours of instructional time. Time must be for the EMS certification program within the last 2 years.
  • Letter of recommendation from either the PA Department of Health Accredited Training Institute Director/Administrator or EMS Certification Coordinator.

What does the program cover?

You will develop the skills necessary to provide quality EMS instruction to the responders of tomorrow.

This class covers:

  • Components of the learning process
  • Methods of teaching (teaching theory and teaching skills)
  • Preparation
  • Use of a variety of media and materials
  • Purpose and methods of evaluation

When is class? 


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How do I get more information and register?

Call the EMS Education Unit at 717-780-2458.