Training is a key part of each member's participation. There are numerous ways for members to receive training.
All Parker Fire Department members are EMT-B (Emergency Medical Technician - Basic) or EMT-P (Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic). Initial EMS training is obtained through community college programs as well as private schools in the area. Parker contracts ambulance service with Paramedic Plus as does Wylie. Parker Fire Department responds to all emergencies in the city as a State of Texas First Responder organization.