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***For general information as PCC operates remotely, please call our hotline at (252) 493-7245, M-Th, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., and Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Students seeking specific course information are advised to contact their instructors.***03

EMS Course Schedule

CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Emergency Medical Technician Basic1/19-4/27TTh6p-10p$180GS 120
Emergency Medical Technician Basic2/8-5/16onlineonline$180online
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician3/3-7/7W7p-10p$180GS 120
Emergency Medical Technician Basic3/15-6/19MW6p-10p$180GS 120
Emergency Medical Technician Basic7/13-10/21TTh6p-10p$180GS 120

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.