Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) - Course Offerings

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Recertification - California

24 hours of continuing education and skills verification form

In order to renew an EMT certification prior to expiration, you must submit proof of either 24 hours of approved EMS continuing education (CE) or an approved 24 hour refresher course certificate taken within the past two years.

A link to an approved CE provided is CE Solutions located on the front page of this web site.  A refresher course must be through an approved training program. Additionally, EMTs are to complete the EMT Skills Competency Verification Form  EMSA-SCV (01-17). If you wish to apply for EMT certification renewal or need further clarification on what qualifies as approved CE, or assistance finding an approved skills verifier, contact a local EMS agency or go to contact page and send us an email.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Skills Verification and/or NREMT - California

These sessions are designed for currently certified EMT’s who have already met the CEU requirements for recertification and only need to obtain CA State and/or NREMT skills verification. Verification of skills competency shall be valid for a maximum of two (2) years for the purpose of applying for recertification. Skills competency will be demonstrated by direct observation of a simulated patient contact (skills station). If a candidate fails to perform an individual skill to an appropriate level of competency, then he or she will be given one remedial attempt. Remediation is limited to one attempt per skill. Session includes skills verification of the updated 2019 Scope of Practice Requirement for California certified EMT’s covering naloxone administration, epinephrine administration, and Blood Glucose monitoring. No refunds will be offered for partial or unsuccessful completion of skills competency verification.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 210 hours (Coming Soon)

This is an Accelerated Format Course

The Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-Basic) program provides the student with an outline of the EMS system, introduces assessment skills, as well as provides pathophysiology of common neurological, respiratory, and cardiac related emergencies. The EMT-Basic program is an 4-week training course for emergency medical technicians performing as ambulance attendants. It covers techniques of emergency medical care presently considered within the responsibilities of the emergency medical technician, and emphasizes the development of student skills in recognition of symptoms of illnesses and injuries and proper procedures of emergency care.

A program completion certificate is awarded to students who pass the course with a 80% or better average. Successful completion of the EMT-Basic course provides eligibility to sit for the National Registry EMT examination and the State of California EMT certificate. A student must be 18 years old in order to qualify for California State certification. This course is conducted in compliance with Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2 of the California Code of Regulations and Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT). Field internship and Clinical hours are required. 160 hours of didactic and skills laboratory and 24 hours of supervised clinical field experience.

Registered students will receive information on required items that must be submitted to participate in the course including vaccination records, CPR BLS for Healthcare Provider certification, drug screen and background check.

You will receive the following certificates during the course: NAEMT AMLS, PHTLS and EMS Safety as well as AHA BLS CPR, ACLS and PALS. These classes will prepare you to work as an EMT and alongside a paramedic.