Emergency Medical Technician

Training Certificate

Overview

At MTC, we offer a 200-hour course to train you to care for victims of sudden and serious illness in emergency situations. Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the National Registry exam sponsored by SC DHEC.

With just six months of training, EMTs, also known as First Responders, work in a variety of settings, including county emergency services departments, private ambulance, and transport companies, and hospitals.

Students have the opportunity to start a rewarding career as an EMT with just six months of training. The EMT Basic course prepares students 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 in today’s workforce with a competitive entry-level salary and ample advancement opportunities.

Prerequisites are high school diploma or GED, and WIN assessment (Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information) all with a minimum score of 3 or above. Mandatory uniform policy is black khaki pants, black polo shirt, black shoes, and black belt.     

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

Tuition Assistance
Training Resources

Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
20.00 200

EMT Basic

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.

Classroom, Hybrid

ID: CEMED-635

View Available Courses
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$1,499.00
 
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$1,499.00
Not including fees and equipment
CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
20.00 200

EMT Hybrid

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.

Hybrid, Online

ID: CEMED-638

View Available Courses
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$1,499.00
 
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$1,499.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

EMT – 9-1-1 First Responder

The EMT responds to 9-1-1 emergencies and administers life-saving care to treat and stabilize patients in the field. EMTs also transport patients to an appropriate level of care via ambulance and act as the primary care provider during transport.

Projected Job Growth

+8.1%

Average Annual Salary

$35,195
According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • EMS Agencies
  • Fire Departments
  • Private Medical Transport Services

What’s next after I complete this program?

Paramedic

EMTs have an opportunity to continue their training and focus on more advanced-level care through the paramedic program. Paramedics can treat a higher acuity patient and have an expanded scope of practice.