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EMS Course Schedule

Emergency Medical Technician

FACE to FACE/HYBRID
August 11 — November 22
Tuesday/Thursday nights, 6-10 pm
Greenville Center, Room 120
REGISTER BY 8/5

ONLINE
October 3 — January 23
Meets 10/15, 10/22, 12/3, 12/10, 1/7, 1/21 and 23 for hands on skills, 8-1pm
REGISTER BY 9/26

For information about upcoming classes and registration, contact Mekenzie Newkirk at 252-493-7742 or lnewkirk@email.pittcc.edu.

Learn more about our Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Training program.

Emergency Medical Technician

The Emergency Medical Technician Certification is a qualified pre-hospital program consisting of didactic course work. The following competencies include but are not limited to the recognition, assessment, and management of medical emergencies. The EMT-Basic performs skills such as CPR, artificial ventilations, oxygen administration, basic airway management, AED defibrillation, spinal immobilization, vital signs, and hemorrhage control. Successful completion of the course will allow the student the opportunity to sit for the North Carolina Office of EMS certification examination. 214 hours. Cost: $180 plus additional costs. Fee waived with proper documentation from agency. This is a hybrid course and online content is required.

Registration documents required for EMT Basic:

  • Student Data Form
  • Registration Form
  • Copy of High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Copy of valid Driver’s License
  • Copy of current TB skin test (valid for one year)
  • If you are fee waived, we need a letter of affiliation from the agency you are currently affiliated with.

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Certification is a mid-level EMS provider of pre-hospital emergency medical services. The scope of practice consists of all EMT level skills, advanced airway management and the insertion of supraglottic airways, suctioning of an already intubated patient, usage of a CPAP device, initiation of peripheral intravenous therapy and several pharmacological interventions beyond the EMT level. Successful completion of the course will allow the student the opportunity to sit for the North Carolina Office of AEMT certification examination. 296 hours. Cost: $180 plus additional costs. Fee waived with proper documentation from agency. This is a hybrid course and online content is required.