The EMT Basic provides pre-hospital emergency medical care and is a vital part of the health care team.
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 on to complete the EMT Paramedic certification.
|February 8- June 16 2021||M, W||6:00-10:00pm||One Saturday per month – 8:00am-5:00pm||Polkton Campus (Anson County)||Closed|
|February 9- June 17, 2021||T, Th||6:00-10:00pm||One Saturday per month – 8:00am-5:00pm||OCH Campus (Union County)||Closed|
|June 8 – July 29, 2021||T, W, Th||8:30am – 5:30pm||OCH Campus (Union County)||Registration Now Open|
|August 10 – December 21, 2021||T, Th||6:00 – 10:00pm||One Saturday per month – 8:00am-5:00pm||OCH Campus (Union County)||Registration Now Open|
Mandatory Information Session: To be determined
- Completed CASAS evaluation assessing basic reading comprehension skills at minimum at the eleventh-grade level. This test is offered through the SPCC Testing Center.
- Must be 17 years of age on or before the official end date of the course
- Possession of a valid driver’s license
1. Submit an Emergency Medical Science Program Application to Erin Welty, OCH Campus, Building A to begin the registration process. Please include the documentation requested in the application (copy of driver’s license; copy of CPR card if applicable) with your submission.
2. Complete a CASAS evaluation assessing basic reading comprehension skills at minimum at the eleventh-grade level. This test is offered through the SPCC Testing Center.
3. Complete a Class Registration Form (provided upon successful completion of steps 1 and 2).
4. If you are currently affiliated with a Fire, Police, or Medic Agency: Submit a Letter of Affiliation signed by the chief or director of the agency.
5. Submit payment of the class fees to the SPCC Business Office (see “Cost” for fee details).
6. Follow the instructions provided upon registration to complete a background check and drug test. Activate your provided Complio account to submit immunization records, background check results, and drug test results.
|Class Registration (Unless Fee Exempt)||$180.00|
|EMS Lab Fee||$80.00|
|FISDAP Clinical Tracking Software Fee||$40.00|
|EMS Testing Software Fee||$48.00|
|Allied Health Class Fees||$6.00|
|Total Paid to Business Office||$370.40|
*Affiliates of a Public Safety agency (Fire/Rescue, EMS, Law Enforcement, Emergency Services, etc.) may be eligible for a Class Registration Fee Exemption. These students must submit a Letter of Affiliation from the agency they are affiliated with.
The North Carolina Community Colleges Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship awards funding to cover course tuition and fees for community college students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs.
|Textbooks and Study Guides (estimate)||$222.95|
|Background Check & Drug Test (estimate)||$110.00|
|Estimated Additional Cost||$452.95|
Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured – Eleventh Edition
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Series Editor: Andrew N. Pollak, MD, FAAOS
Published by Jones and Bartlett Learning
OCH Campus, Building A: 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe, NC 28110
Polkton Campus: 680 U.S. 74, Polkton, NC 28135
For more information, contact:
Danny West, 704-290-5817