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 Registration Fee/Deposit = $250.00 (This fee is applied to total cost of course)
- Tuition = $695.00 (Due by orientation day or Payment Plan agreement completed)
- Equipment and Supplies = $350.00 (Due by orientation day and non refundable once accepted by student)
- $50.00 Book Keeping Fee = ONLY applies if Payment Plan is used
Equipment and Supplies is the following and is non refundable once accepted by student:
- All items are received by the first day of class and are non refundable once accepted by student
- Southern California EMS Training Institute blue polo shirt
- e-Text Book with online course access
- Student Equipment needed for course participation: Stethoscope, BP Cuff, Trauma Sheers, and Pen Light
**The following are required for participation in any EMT course and are NOT included in the cost of the course:
EMT Course Documentation Required:
• A current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR card. Received the first week of class and included in tuition.
• Must have High School Diploma, GED, or Transcripts
• 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 Hepatitis B vaccination series
• Negative TB test or chest x-ray in the last 6 months
• 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. Low cost short-term coverage is available on-line at www.ehealthinsurance.com.
**Any fees for these are NOT included in cost of class**