EMT Basic Certification

The EMT Basic provides pre-hospital emergency medical care and is a vital part of the health care team.

Course Description

Students who successfully complete the course will be qualified to take the state or national certification test for Emergency Medical Technician Basic. Instructional time includes: ride-along hours, class work and hands-on lab skills necessary to provide emergency services agency or other specialized ambulance service. Successful students are prepared for immediate employment in emergency services and may choose to go to complete the Paramedic certification.




  • Possession of a high school diploma, high school equivalency or successful completion of an exam assessing basic reading comprehension skills at a minimum of the 11th grade level
  • Must be 17 years of age on or before the official end date of the course
  • If you are currently affiliated with a Fire, Police, or Medic Agency, then you will need to provide a Letter of Affiliation signed by the chief or director of the agency.

Emergency Medical Science Program Application


$414.40 Registration Fee
$260 approx for book

Other Costs

$85 approx. for the drug screen & background check  (details will be given after class begins)
$60 approx. EMS Shirt. It is recommended that student purchase at least 1 (details will be given after class begins)


“Emergency Care and Transportation of the sick and Injured / American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 11th edition

ISBN 978-1-284-10690-9

Series editor Andrew N. Pollak, MD, FAAOS

Published by Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Upcoming Courses

DatesDaysTimes Location
February 8- June 16 2021MW6:00pm-10:00pmOne Saturday per month - 8:00am-5:00pmAnson County
February 9- June 17, 2021TTh6:00pm-10:00pmOne Saturday per month - 8:00am-5:00pmOCH Campus

Mandatory Information Session: To be determined

Registration Options

The North Carolina Community Colleges Governor’s Emergency Relief (GEER) Scholarship offers FREE Tuition for community college students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs.

Apply for GEER Scholarship

In Person: 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe

By Email: Danny West: dwest@spcc.edu



Old Charlotte Highway Campus, Building A,  Monroe

Polkton Campus

Campus Map

For more information, contact:

Danny West, 704-290-5817