Emergency Medical Services Training
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Basic) (200+ hours) (HYBRID COURSE)
The EMT course is designed for those interested in the field of Emergency Medical Services. This course is required for individuals volunteering on an ambulance squad or seeking a career in the Emergency Medical Services. PCCC is accredited by the New Jersey State Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services as meeting the requirements of N.J.A.C. 8:40A as an approved EMT Training Site. Upon successful completion of the program, participants are eligible to take the certification examination for Emergency Medical Technician administered by NREMT National Registry of EMTs. Students must register for a class as well as on the state site. Prior to the start of class, students must purchase a stethoscope. This course is a Hybrid / practical skills based program. All students must have easy access to a computer and will be required to participate in on-line assignments. All skills and exams will be done at the Public Safety Academy. Both sessions will be required to attend some Saturdays throughout the course.
EMT Testing Update:
- There will no longer be a State EMT Examination after August 31, 2018.
- Beginning September 1, 2018 there will only be a National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) Licensing for our EMT graduates.
- Credit and non-credit students will need to pay $80.00 to take the NREMT Exam.
- PCCC Testing Center has been chosen as a new testing location for the NREMT.
Note: This course is a Hybrid / practical skills based program. All students must have easy access to a computer and will be required to participate in on-line assignments. All skills and exams will be done at the PSA.
*Please note: Members or prospective members of Volunteer First Aid Squads who submit a signed EMT Training Fund Certificate of Eligibility Form have tuition waived as well as the cost of one NREMT Exam. Call 973-304-6022 for further information.
Class starting in September also has Saturday classes from 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
Register Early. If class size minimum is not met 7 days before start of class then the class will be cancelled.