Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Course Description

This course highlights the basic knowledge and skills necessary for individuals who wish to obtain state or national certification as an Emergency Medical Technician and adheres to the 2009 National EMS Education Standards which are based on the National EMS Core Content and the National EMS Scope of Practice that define the minimal entry-level educational competencies for each level of EMS training and has replaced the DOT National Standards curricula used in the past. Courses include an in-class option as well as a self-paced online option. To learn more about our online class option, click here

Please know that enrollment into the EMT course is a two step process. This process includes registering and minimum payment as well as completion and submission of the course application (to be emailed after registration). Should the applicant complete both of these steps and meet the minimum requirements, they are considered accepted and enrolled in the program. 

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Course Overview

The course consists of 176 hours of classroom time that includes hands-on skills training sessions. The student is also required to complete two, 12-hour shift in the prehospital setting where they will ride-along with an ambulance crew. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to take the National Registry of EMTs cognitive exam which is a computer adaptive test (CAT), as well as the National Registry of EMTs. 

Course Registration

View class dates, prices, and register at courseregistration.inhs.org.

Vocational Education 

The EMT Program is one of our vocational education courses. For more information click here.


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