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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Hours

Day Program
300 hours / 12 weeks / 3 months

Night Program
300 hours /16 weeks / 4 months

Class Schedule

Cost

Tuition is approximately $1,434,00 plus books and fees

Testing Requirements

The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) is not required for this program

Location

FCTC Public Safety Campus

OVERVIEW

Experience the thrill of saving lives in real-world emergency situations

Manage fast-paced emergency incidents where your actions make a difference

Deliver critical life-support care using a wide variety of equipment including defibrillators, backboards, and medications

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for immediate employment, state and national certification, and further education

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

Program Overview:

  • Assist patient with certain medications
  • Basic anatomy & physiology
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Gain access & remove patients from crashes
  • Perform critical life savings interventions for diabetics & patients having an allergic reaction
  • Perform physical exams
  • Treat and safely transport patients with a wide variety of broken bones or other trauma
  • Treat heart attack patients or near drowning situation
  • Treat seizures or other medical emergencies

APPLICATION & LINKS

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A EMS0110 Emergency Medical Technician 300

Industry Certifications

  • Florida EMT certification
  • National Registry EMT certification (NREMT)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Ambulance service
  • EMT – hospital emergency room
  • EMT – private ambulance
  • Fire stations
  • Hospitals
  • Patient care technician – health care facilities
  • Physicians’ offices

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Health Sciences industry.

88%
Completion Rate*
85%
PLACEMENT Rate*
89%
Licensure

Based upon the 2017 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2015-2016.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name: Dan Talbert, Career Specialist for Public Safety
Email:  [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3540

Name:  Ronnette Waycaster, Office Support Assistant, Public Safety Campus
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3542

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?