Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (12100.CE)

School of Allied Health and Public Safety

This program is designed to provide the education and training for individuals interested in sitting for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam and obtaining Emergency Medical Technician certification. Upon receipt of this certificate, students are then eligible for an entry level position as an EMT.

This certificate leads to potential employment with ambulance providers, fire departments, police departments, hospitals, doctor’s offices and private companies who require on-site emergency medical responders. Many who enter at the EMT level also choose to continue their education toward an advanced health care profession.

Emergency Medical Technology is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary for them to excel as they enter the emergency medical services workforce.

A Certificate of Proficiency will be awarded upon successful completion of the required courses listed below. For successful completion a student must complete the curriculum listed below, with a minimum grade of a “C” (or P) in each course in the certificate and maintains a 2.0 GPA.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

A. Describe all facets of basic life support according to state and national standards, to include assessment, emergency treatment, and equipment operation.

B. Effectively relate patient details to base hospital emergency department personnel.

C. Successfully solve questions on the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam.

Visit the Program Mapper for more information on when to take classes and career information.

Program Requirements:

Program Core:


EMER 50A Emergency Medical Technician 1, Module A


EMER 50B Emergency Medical Technician 1, Module B


Total: 7 Units

NOTE: These courses meet the requirements of Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2 of California Administrative Code.

Students successfully completing the courses are eligible to take the EMT-1 certifying exam from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

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Contact Information


Valerie Albano


(209) 384-6058

School Office



(209) 381-6478

Emergency Medical Website