EMS Training in Grand Rapids, MI

The Best EMS Training in Grand Rapids

3 reasons for attending Great Lakes EMS Training Academy

  1. Emphasis is placed on helping you develop skills and knowledge in technical areas that can have practical value in the workplace.
  2. Hands-on applications in a lab environment can help you apply what was taught in the classroom to see how, why and what makes things work. You can use equipment that is similar to what is generally used in the industry.
  3. World class EMS classes and Clinical opportunities throughout the greater Grand Rapids area.


EMS Certification

We are the only Academy providing EMS training in Grand Rapids and all of West Michigan. Training EMTs and Paramedics is our primary calling and we have been doing it successfully for over twelve years. We only offer EMS classes at Great Lakes EMS Academy/Davenport University Consortium. Students are not required to pay or attend all of the general education courses typically mandated at colleges and universities. We help students to obtain EMS Certification through preparation for the National Registry of EMTs computer based tests and practical skills evaluation. We have maintained a noteworthy EMS certification success rate for both the EMT and Paramedic exams.

EMS Classes

Great Lakes EMS Academy/Davenport University Consortium has enjoyed a great reputation and considerable success in EMS training since 1998. What benefits would a student appreciate at the Academy? The Instructors who teach our EMS classes actively work in EMS. Experience in EMS is an essential aspect of your EMS training. The Academy has more clinical sites available for the students to choose from in Grand Rapids and West Michigan providing a more varied clinical experience. We have clinical contracts with American Medical Response, Life EMS, Rockford Ambulance, Mobile Medical Response, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Spectrum Health, Holland Hospital, Metro Health and we are open to obtaining short-term contracts to help students who may come from a more rural setting.


EMS Training in Grand Rapids           EMS Classes in Grand Rapids


Please contact us with any questions or to discuss your future with one of our EMS Training Coordinators.