EMT Certification Classes

Student wearing an EMT Program sweatshirt.

Your First Step Toward a Career In Pre-Hospital Care

EMT Certification Classes

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program provides students with an outline of the EMS system, introduces assessment skills, treatment techniques, and provides pathophysiology of common neurological, respiratory, and cardiac emergencies found within the scope of practice of an EMT. The course meets all of the National EMS Education standards for EMT’s and is an accredited with the state of California through the Yolo County Emergency Medical Services Agency.

A course completion certificate is awarded to students who pass the course with an average of 80% or better and fulfill all clinical requirements.  Successful completion of the EMT course provides eligibility to the National Registry of EMT’s (NREMT) {hyperlink to NREMT.ORG} examination to receive certification as a Nationally Registered EMT.  Once nationally registered graduates are eligible to apply for state licensure {hyperlink to EMSA.CA.GOV which will allow them to work as an EMT in local areas of choice.  A student must be 18 years or older in order to qualify for state licensure. (NREMT and State/Local Licensures are not included in course cost)

Prerequisites

EMT 110 (Didactic & Labs)

Completion of an American Heart Association BLS CPR course (or its equivalent from another provider, IE: Red Cross).  

CPR card must be presented the first day of class

EMT 111 (Clinical Phase)

Requirements will be completed during EMT 110 and include:

Passing grade (80% or better) in EMT 110

Completion of a background check and drug screen

Proof of the following immunizations: seasonal flu, MMR, Varicella, Hep. B, 2 step TB test, and Tdap.