TCC Approved Training Programs


Tactical First Aid/Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) First Responder Operational (FRO) level

Training Hours: a minimum of 4 hours of training; 8 hours recommended.

Topics: Purpose and history of Tactical Casualty Care (TCC) , roles & responsibilities of First Responders,  basic TCC, Tactical and Rescue Operations Coordination and Control, and practical skills competency assessments.

Course Approval: 

  • Training programs or courses administered by statewide public safety agencies (such as the California Commission on P.O.S.T,  Department of Parks and Recreation, Highway Patrol, Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, etc.) are approved by the EMS Authority.
  • Training programs or courses administered by all other entities shall be approved by the Local EMS Agency where the program or course is headquartered.

Tactical LifeSaver / TEMS Technician level

Training Hours: a minimum of 40 hours.

Topics: All topics noted in the Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO level in greater detail and include first responder scenario practice and competency assessments.

Course Approval: California EMS Authority.


Training Program Provider Program Director Contact Information Approved Program(s) Expiration
Accredited EMS Fire Training Inc. Steve Bristow P.O Box 4464

El Dorado Hills, CA.  95762

(925) 708-5377

Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO

Tactical Lifesaver/TEMS Technician

December 2020
Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Brendalyn “Val” Bilotti RN, BS Regional Training Center

6289 Madigan Road, Dublin CA 94568

(925) 551-6970

Tactical Life Saver/TEMS Technician
ALCO EMS Jim Morrissey Alameda County EMS Agency

1000 San Leandro, CA 94577

(510) 618-2036

Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO

Tactical Lifesaver/TEMS Technician

July 2021
CAL FIRE Noele Richmond

Curtis Brown


1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO November 2021
El Dorado County Fire Protection District Noah Toft

Program Director


4040 Carson Road/ PO Box 807

Camino, CA. 95709

Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO June 2020
International School of Tactical Medicine Lawrence E. Heiskell, MD. FACEP, FAAFP P.O Box 2609

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

(760) 880-4102

Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO

Tactical Lifesaver/TEMS Technician

October 2020
International Course Dmytro Androshchuk 44 training Center

Kiev, Ukraine


Tactical Lifesaver/TEMS Technician October 2020


Fedir Serdiuk Odessa, Ukraine

Tactical Lifesaver/TEMS Technician October 2020
Imperator Consulting Group Timothy Scarrott Tim Scarrott

(530) 303-8383

Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO November 2020
High-Speed Tac Med, LLC Erik Franco 39 Greenmeadow Drive

Newbury Park, CA 91320

(805) 419-0024

Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO February 2022


Steve Stanley P O Box 598

Grass Valley, CA 95945

(530) 232-0608

Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO December 2021
Strategic Operations Sal Ruiz, TP-C

Program Manager

4705 Ruffin Road

San Diego, CA. 92123

(858) 244-0559 and (844) 437-8677


Tactical First Aid/TEMS FRO May 2020


Last updated: July 8, 2022