The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program prepares students to successfully attain training and qualifications to become an EMT. The emergency medical technician program is approved by Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency (EMS) and the National Registry of Emergency Technicians. It is a 14-week program which offers theory and practical hands on training. Upon completion of the program you will be eligible to take the national examination with the National Registry of Emergency Technicians (NREMT) exam.

  • Are you a quick thinker and problem solver?
  • Do you like emergency situations?
  • Do you enjoy helping people?
  • Are you “hands on”?

This career may be for you!

Classes include

  • EMS Operations
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Gynecology/Obstetrics
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Trauma
  • Cardiology and Resuscitation
  • Airway, Respiration and Ventilation
  • Hands on Skills training
  • Theory and Skills Training 170 hours and 24 hours of externship.
  • Total Hours 194

Evening part Time Classes Available.

Licensure Eligibility

National Registry Emergency Technician National Exam (NREMT)

Cost for program: $1,199

The above cost is an estimate. Your costs may vary. Additional fees may apply. Program cost includes books, and administration fees. Some fees are paid directly to an outside vendor.

Possible Job Opportunities

  • Ambulance Company
  • Emergency Room
  • Amusement Park
  • Construction Sites
  • Movie Studio Sites
  • Concerts and Events

Median Wage: $15.75

Source: EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, 2016. Wages and actual employment are not guaranteed. Wages do not reflect self-employment.

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