EMT (Basic)

Your First Step To Becoming An EMT

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Become an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) and work as an ER technician in an emergency department, a health care technician at schools, or work as an EMT on an ambulance. This is a required entry level position into Emergency Medical Services, including Fire Service and a prerequisite for any paramedic program. Evening and weekday courses available. Cost of course $1295.00.

Breakdown of Program Cost and Commonly Associated Fees

  • Non-Refundable Enrollment Fee/Deposit = $250.00 (This fee is applied to the total cost of the course $1,295.00)
  • Tuition = $695.00 (Due by the first day of class or Payment Plan Agreement completed)
  • Equipment and Supplies =  $350.00 (due by the first day of class and non refundable once accepted by the student and after cancellation period)

Equipment and Supplies are the following and are received by the first day of class.  They are non refundable once accepted by student and after cancellation period:

–          Southern California EMS Training Institute blue polo shirt

–          MyBradyLab eBook/online course access

–          Student Equipment needed for course participation: Stethoscope, BP Cuff, Trauma Shears, and Pen Light

–          BLS CPR Certification

  • $50.00 Bookkeeping Fee = ONLY applies if Payment Plan is used
  • Student Tuition Recovery Fund Fee Assessment .50 per $1,000 institutional charges (non-refundable)

**The following are required for participation in any EMT course and are NOT included in the cost of the course:

EMT Course Documentation Required:

     • Must be 18 years of age by midterm

     • Background Check done through Castle Branch (Package Code SQ30). Cost is $51.

     • Black work boots are required for uniform footwear, black Dickies style pants, black belt,  and a watch (due by second week of class)

Prior to the Start of the Clinical /Field Rotation(s):

     • Proof of negative TB test of chest x-ray in the last 12 months

     • Proof of Covid Vaccination or Negative Covid Test

     • Health Insurance: Students must maintain individual health insurance or worker’s compensation insurance for the clinical / ride-along portion of the program, and furnish proof of insurance. Students are responsible for all payment for medical care related to hazardous exposures injuries and/or illnesses.

**Any fees for these are NOT included in cost of class**

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