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Emergency Medical Technician (Noncredit)

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Emergency Medical Technician (Noncredit)

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Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Emergency Medical Technician (Noncredit)

Certificate of Completion
#38104

This short-term program is intended to prepare students to become Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to work for an ambulance service or in related fire departments, hospitals, or other rescue services. This program is specifically for noncredit students who are seeking training in the public safety field for immediate employment. Furthermore, this program will also provide foundational skills and training for students to enter into more advanced public safety programs. Students must pass both core courses to earn the Emergency Medical Technician certificate.

Awards an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course Completion Certificate needed to take National Registry Certifying Exam.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field for a related field.
  • Students will pass the National Registry of EMT’s (NREMT) exam. 
  • Students will gain employment as an Emergency Medical Technician. 
  • Students will demonstrate job readiness skills.
  • Students will progress through the public safety career ladder by enrolling in public safety programs such as Paramedics. 

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

      Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

      SOC Career Code: 29-2041.00

      Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $34.36

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $36,961.60
      Annual Job Openings
      2,135

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Emergency Medical Technician (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #38104

    This short-term program is intended to prepare students to become Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to work for an ambulance service or in related fire departments, hospitals, or other rescue services. This program is specifically for noncredit students who are seeking training in the public safety field for immediate employment. Furthermore, this program will also provide foundational skills and training for students to enter into more advanced public safety programs. Students must pass both core courses to earn the Emergency Medical Technician certificate.

    Awards an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course Completion Certificate needed to take National Registry Certifying Exam.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field for a related field.
    • Students will pass the National Registry of EMT’s (NREMT) exam. 
    • Students will gain employment as an Emergency Medical Technician. 
    • Students will demonstrate job readiness skills.
    • Students will progress through the public safety career ladder by enrolling in public safety programs such as Paramedics. 

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC ET90A
    Introduction to EMS System
    VOC EMT90
    Emergency Medical Technician

    Recommended Elective

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BS RWCCR
    Reading and Writing for College and Career Readiness

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220