With this mostly online certificate program, you can start a rewarding career as an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) with just six months of training. The EMT Basic course prepares you to take the National Registry exam. EMTs, also known as First Responders, work in a variety of settings, including county emergency services departments, private ambulance and transport companies, and hospitals. A great demand exists for EMTs. Entry level salary is $32,000 with advancement opportunities to a paramedic.
Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the National Registry exam sponsored by SC DHEC. Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED, and WIN assessment tests (Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information) all with a minimum score of 3 or above. Test Scores must be submitted prior to registration (CCE Registration, Continuing Education, PO Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202). Mandatory uniform policy: black khaki pants, black polo shirt, black shoes, and black belt.
- Total Hours: 200.00
- CEUs: 20.00