EMT-Basic Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
EMT-BASIC - 306 Hours

Notification: The week of March 8th

Transfer/Drop: March 15 – 16

Late Registration: March 17 – 19

Tuition Due: March 12

  • tuition & fees due with late registration application

Class is two (2) times per week

  • Approximately 14 weeks

Hospital Clinical

  • 24 hours
  • Day & Evening slots available
  • Scheduled based on availability

EMS Ride Along

  • 60 hours
  • Monday – Saturday slots
  • Scheduled based on availability

Program Objective

The purpose of the EMT-Basic program is to educate, prepare, and provide an opportunity for persons with the desire to become involved in emergency care and become skilled in carrying out emergency measures to save lives and reduce injury.  By successfully completing all nine modules of the program and receiving a Certificate of Completion upon graduation, students will be prepared to take the National EMT-Basic examination.  A license is required to be employed as an EMT.

Program Description

There are 9 modules in the EMT-Basic program.  Each module outlines the total clock hours then breaking out lecture hours and lab hours.  The numbering system begins with the letters EMT followed by an abbreviation of the module name and a number starting with 100 for Module 1 and going up to 109 for Module 10, i.e. EMTPREP = Module 1, Preparatory. 

Program Length and Content

This program is based on guidelines set by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), particularly the January 2009 U.S. DOT EMT National EMS Education Standards, and Florida Administrative Code 64J-1.008, and is minimum of 306 total hours  in length (subject to change as determined by the Florida Department of Health) consisting of;

  • Nine (9) modules
  • Nine (9) Practical Skills Assessments (NREMT)
  • 138 classroom hours
  • 84 lab hours
  • 24 clinical hours in hospital emergency rooms
  • 60 hours of ride time with an Advanced Life Support transport unit


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