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Emergency Medical Technician

The EMT Basic Training course will prepare you for a career as an emergency medical technician (EMT). Female paramedic with ambulance in backgroundYou will learn life support, basic patient care, and emergency response methods. Upon successful completion of the class, you will earn your EMT certification.

Next Class: TBD

Requirements for Enrollment

In order to enroll in this class you: 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and provide proof. 
  • Must provide a copy of a valid driver’s license/ID and Social Security Card. 
  • Must take the Accuplacer Reading test and score at least a 239 or higher or submit scores from an accredited institution or submit a transcript that shows that you have tested out of a reading class. 
  • Must provide copy of most recent immunization records. 

Course Fees

  • Registration Fee: $180 (waived only for NC rescue volunteers*)
  • Insurance Fee: $13
  • Other fees include book, uniform, background/drug screens and software

*If you are a rescue volunteer, please bring a letter from that agency stating that you are a volunteer in order to waive the registration fee of $180. Insurance fee must be paid by the student. 

Limited Time Total Cost: $536.9​9 (Total value of class is $529.)

Eligible students will pay the discounted price made possible by the New Skills, New Life Scholarship. Funds are available for a limited time. In order to receive this scholarship, two applications must be completed:

Course Registration Form

Bring completed registration forms to the Hamlet or Scotland County Campus.

To Sign Up or For More Information

Call Student Services at (910) 410-1700.

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