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
$140 approx for book

Other Costs

$85 approx. for the drug screen & background check  (details will be given after class begins)
$40 approx. EMS Shirt. It is recommended that student purchase at least 1 (details will be given after class begins)


“Emergency Care”, 13th Edition
By Limmer & O’Keefe
ISBN-13:  978-0-13-402455-4

Upcoming Courses

DatesDaysTimes Location
January 4 - May 19, 2021MW6:00pm-10:00pmOne Saturday per month - 8:00am-5:00pmAnson County
January 5 - May 13, 2021TTh6:00pm-10:00pmOne Saturday per month - 8:00am-5:00pmOCH Campus

Mandatory Information Session: To be determined

Registration Options

In Person: 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe


Old Charlotte Highway Campus, Building A,  Monroe

Polkton Campus

Campus Map

For more information, contact:

Danny West, 704-290-5817