Training and Educational Institution

​​​​​​​​​What is a TEI (Training and Educational Institute)?

TEIs are certified by KBEMS to teach continuing education courses, or courses to certify/license individuals at the levels certified or licensed by KBEMS; Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, and Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic.

EMS-TEIs can be certified at the following levels:

EMS-TEI 1: Certified to teach EMR
EMS-TEI 2: Certified to teach EMR and EMT
EMS-TEI 3: Certified to teach EMR, EMT, and AEMT
EMS-TEI 4: Certified to teach EMR, EMT, AEMT, and EMT-P​​​
EMS-TEI CE: Certified to teach Continuing Education Only

*An applicant may seek one or multiple levels of certification during the two year certification term.

Step 1: Email Initial Application for Training and Educational Institution (​KBEMS-E14 TEI Application-2023.pdf) to​. 

Step 2: After the application is received, the new TEI account will be added to KEMSIS​ and the TEI Administrator will be notified by email to make the $500.00 payment through the TEI KEMSIS account.

Step 3: After payment has been received, the TEI Administrator will upload the required policies found in the TEI worksheet located on the KBEMS Forms Page.

Step 4: The TEI Administrator will notify once the policies are uploaded to the TEI account.  A desk review will be conducted and if all policies are approved a remote site visit will be scheduled to verify the equipment required in the E-12 form located on the KBEMS Forms Page.

Step 5: Once the TEI passes the equipment inspection, the TEI will be issued a certificate to operate in accordance with 202 KAR 7:601 for the level certified. ​