SAVAC spends many hours training. This training consists of formal in class training and in house training. Our Training Captain is a certified NYS EMT-Basic and a CEVO Certified driver who is a cleared FTO. NYS EMT training is done through the college’s EMT class, course number HSC-300. Members are required to have NIMS ICS-100 and
ICS-700 as well as a valid CPR card by the end of their first semester with SAVAC. Officers must recieve NIMS ICS-200 and ICS-800 by the end of their first month in the position. The college has a Standard First Aid and CPR class for the public. SAVAC members receive their own CPR training from one of our members who is a certified instructor. The college’s CPR training follows the American Red Cross protocols, while SAVAC’s members recieve American Heart Association Training.
Some of the drills that are held every semester are:
-OSHA Blood Bourne Pathogens