EMT Testing (CTS)

Until further notice due to COVID -19 the test site is closed.

All tests will be conducted at Thomas Jefferson EMS Council 400 Martha Jefferson Drive, Ste 100, Charlottesville, VA. Please park on the other side of the fencing for full day class

Registration opens at 8:30 am and closes promptly at 9:00 am.  -- No one will be allowed in after 9:00 am.

  • You will not be allowed to leave the testing area once the doors close.

  • There is no smoking in the testing area, and you will not be allowed to leave the testing area until you have completed all of your stations.

  • Please feel free to bring food and/or drinks (no alcohol) with you.

You Must Have The Following Items With You When You Register On Test Day:

  • Eligibility to test letter obtained from the candidate’s Virginia EMS portal

    • Must be in date and legible

  • Government issued photo ID

    • Approved current government issued photo ID:

      • US Federal / State / Local photo ID or passport

      • US / VA Department of Education approved school issued photo ID (not valid for cognitive testing at a Pearson Vue Testing Center. Will no longer be approved for psychomotor testing after June 30, 2017)

  • Completed OEMS Application form when supplied by their instructor, for re-test an application will be provided by TJEMS.

The Following Items Are Not Allowed At/In The Psychomotor Examination Sites:

  • Watch of any kind (wall clocks are provided in each testing room)

  • Electronic or battery operated devices

    • Cell phones, iPad, iPod, tablets, laptops, computers, PDA’s, two-way radios, pagers, “smart watches”, etc..

      • Please leave these items at home or lock them in your vehicle. Thomas Jefferson EMS Council, Inc. is NOT responsible for lost or stolen items.

Dress code is as follows:

  • NO low cut tops/shirts/blouses/etc.

  • NO ill-fitting pants; for example, those that show underwear, or expose skin below the natural waist.

All payments made are non-refundable.

To register for a test site please go to  https://testing.vaems.org . You may pay by Credit Card or Debit Card on the site or you may pay in the TJEMS office by check, money order, cash or over the phone with Credit Card or Debit Card.

Latest Events

Holiday - Office Closed for Memorial Day
Mon May 30 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Executive Board Meeting
Thu Jun 02 @10:00AM - 11:00PM
Focus Group: Development of First Responder Training on Autism
Tue Jun 07 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
SPARC - Youth-focused Workgroup Meeting
Wed Jun 15 @12:30PM - 02:00PM
Holiday - Office Closed for Juneteenth
Mon Jun 20 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM

Upcoming Classes

Hybrid EMT Class
Sat May 28 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
Hybrid EMT Class
Sat Jun 11 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
Hybrid EMT Class
Sat Jun 18 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
Hybrid EMT Class
Sat Jun 25 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
VLIT Class June
Mon Jun 27 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
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