The Training Program
SAVAC is known as a training organization. SAVAC trains its members to apply their skills as an EMT into the field in order to become Crew Chiefs of the agency. SAVAC also has an extensive driver training program. Upon completion of the program the member will become a Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) Driver. Training on both ends consists of formal in class training and in house training. Our Training Captain is a certified NYS EMT-Basic and a CEVO Certified driver. SAVAC will sponsor our members through any NYS EMT course, one of which is administered through the college, course number HSC-300.
As a part of the Oswego Student Association, and student or staff member of the college is eligible to join SAVAC. New members wishing to ride the ambulance must obtain a valid CPR certification, NIMS ICS-100 and ISC-700, as well as complete the in house Helper-In-Training Program.
Throughout the semester SAVAC members are offered various drills to attend. These drill are taught by our Senior members and Associate members.
Some of the drills that are held every semester are:
- -OSHA Blood Bourne Pathogens
- -OSHA Haz-Mat
- -HIPPA Training
- -Lakeside Emergencies