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


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

The following section is not required for West Boca High School or Coral Springs High School students. Please disregard.

Registration is an online process and will require both uploads and information to be completed in the automated system.  Please follow all directions to ensure your successful enrollment in the EMT-Basic program. 

Complete Step 1:
  • Select your course below
  • Sign in using your MyCSRIPS username and password (returning student) or create a MyCSRIPS login (new student)
  • Pay Registration Fee

After completing Step 1, you will receive an email within 24 hours with instructions for completing Step 2 within your MyCSRIPS portal. Ensure that your email address has been entered correctly. Please check your spam/junk folders for CSRIPS emails!!  You are required to complete Step 2 within 24 hours.


When registration is open, click on "Select Class." (You will only be able to select and register for a course at/after the Registration Start Date and Time. If the link is not shown, registration may have closed or the course is full.) 

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