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Consolidated Testing

Location: The BREMS Test Site is at Central Virginia Community College located at 3506 Wards Road, Lynchburg, Va. 24502. All students must check-in at the Student Center in the Amherst Hall. 

Time: Testing begins promptly at 8:30am and no one is admitted for testing after that time. No exceptions


  • Pre-registration is required for ALL test sites. 
  • The deadline to register and pay for a consolidated test site is ten (10) days prior to the test date.
  • Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable unless cancellation is made at least 10 days prior to the test date. 
  • All test sites will be capped at 70 students for practical testing.
  • Registration is first-come (and paid) first-served.
  • Test sites with fewer than 10 candidates may be cancelled due to low enrollment.
  • Credit cards are accepted both online and through the BREMS Council.  Cash and check payments are only available through the BREMS Council office.  No payment will be accepted at the Test Site, other than re-testing fees if applicable. 

   Register Online at

Testing Fees:  Initial Practical Test Fee is $50, Practical Retest Fee is $25, Instructor Candidate Written Only is No Charge.  

Students registering on-line may use a credit card.  If paying at the council office or by mail, only checks, cash or money orders are accepted- made payable to BREMS Council.

 For more information contact Jennifer Kersey at 434-947-5934 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   Testing Candidate downloads/forms: 

   icon Short Term Observation Education Health Form

   icon Short Term Observation - Student Forms 

   icon 2017 Updated Psychomotor Testing Guide

   icon Accredited BLS Psychomotor Competency Verification Policy

icon CTS Policy 

icon Application for Test Site Personnel

 Instructors: If your EMR or EMT class desires to test at a BREMS Test Site, you must complete a 3rd class report for the test date you are requesting, using the online  test registration site, and submit a list of individuals testing via email to the test site coordinator (Jennifer Kersey - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) 20 days prior to the test site.    

   icon CTS Psychomotor Examination Guide - Updated 2017

   icon 2017 Psychomotor Guide Changes

  What to Bring to the Test Site:   

  • Letter of Eligibility from OEMS
  • Valid government picture ID for candidate (School ID's aren't acceptable)
  • OEMS Approved accommodation form (if applicable)
  • Parental Permission Form (Under the age of 18 – Initial Testing ONLY)
  • Without these items, the candidate will NOT be permitted to test


BREMS Testing Schedule  2019 

Watch the test site status for important changes


  2/28/19   2/18/19 
6/1/19   5/21/19   5/13/19
9/7/19   8/27/19   8/19/19
12/14/19   12/4/19   11/22/19


Virginia Emergency Services Quick Links

Virginia Office of EMS | Virginia Regional EMS Councils    

 Virginia Department of Fire Programs | Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Last Updated: 08/17/2010

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