Illinois Fire Service Institute


Contact Info

Illini Union, 115A
1401 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-9492

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9 AM - 6 PM


Illini EMS teaches a variety of classes to students, campus affiliates, and members of the community. Click on the class links below for more information or to register.

CPR for BLS Providers

The American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider (AHA BLS Provider) course is intended for healthcare professionals or students of health professions. This level of certification is required to work IEMS events. IEMS will not accept any other certification, including Red Cross, AHA Heartsaver, or lifeguard certifications.

Courses will resume in Fall 2017.

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Layperson CPR & First Aid

This level of certification is intended for members of campus or the general public and is not the CPR class required for IEMS membership or for persons pursuing a career in the health professions. If you are an IEMS member or healthcare provider or student, please verify which class you need prior to registering.

The AHA Heartsaver courses are designed for those assigned to respond to emergencies in the workplace or community (including Campus Recreation employees), as well as those who want to learn first aid, CPR and AED skills. 

Courses are not regularly offered during the University of Illinois Final Exam period or over the summer.  If you wish to arrange a summer course for a group, please contact

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EMT Class

IEMS teaches an EMT-Basic course during the fall and spring academic semesters. Students learn to assess and manage a wide variety of medical emergencies including cardiac, respiratory, diabetic, neurological, and toxicological pathologies, as well as hemorrhage control, shock management, and musculoskeletal injury treatment. UIUC-affiliated individuals are welcome to apply for this course, which includes students, staff, and faculty.


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Request a Class

If your company, registered student organization, or other affiliation would like to arrange a private CPR and/or First Aid training course for just your members, please contact us at for more information.

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Champaign, IL 61820
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Fax: (217) 244-6790
Phone: (217) 333-8925
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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