Field Training Evaluation Program (FTEP)
SVEC uses a FTEP to train and evaluate new personnel.  All Shift Captains and Lead Paramedics are Field Training Officers (FTOs) and will perform evaluations in the FTEP program.  The Deputy Director manages the FTEP program and may conduct evaluations at any time during the program.
EMT Trainee Evaluation:  Field Training Officers evaluate EMT Trainees through stated FTEP objectives.  The EMT Trainee is oriented and evaluated on agency EMS operations and will serve as an AIC/driver/operator.
On Shift Training
Personnel complete training lectures, evolutions, and assignments during their down time at the stations.  On shift training is assigned to captains weekly.  
Super CE Weekends
SVEC hosts a continuing education weekend, typically in March.  This intensive program allows EMT's to obtain all of the category 1 continuing education hours they need to recertify.
EMT Class
SVEC hosts an EMT class to assist with volunteer recruitment.  
In March of 2013 SVEC gained 12 new volunteers from its first EMT Academy.
In March 0f 2014 SVEC gained 8 new volunteers from its second EMT Academy.
Check back often to find out when the next EMT Academy will be held.