This program is intended for people that want to work in the EMS industry. The Job opportunities have NEVER been better for EMT’s in Los Angeles County. Graduates have gone on to become firefighters, EMT’s in a clinical settings, and Ambulance drivers or attendants, Paramedics, Police Officers, Tactical EMT’s, Ski Patrol, Doctors, Registered nurses, Physician Assistants, Commercial Divers, Diver Medics, Studio Set Medics, and others.
EMT COURSE OPTIONS
Choose either Monday-Wednesday-Friday Group A or Group B. These are fast paced and fun, 21-session programs.
HYBRID ONLINE EMT COURSE
11 week course that combines home study, 1 live, online classroom session each week, and Skill days at one of our 2 campuses.
7-WEEK MWF COURSE
The MWF class is a 7-week course that meets from 8am-3pm on Monday/Wednesday/Friday. Class times are always from 8am-3pm.
Successful students graduate with the qualifications needed to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam. Passing this national test is a requirement for all new EMT course graduates in the State of California in order to apply for Certification in California as an EMT.
As an official satellite of the California Institute of Emergency Medical Training, (CIEMT), this course is Los Angeles County approved and meets or exceeds all State and local requirements for initial EMT Training.
The course is taught by Mike Wilson at the “Wilson Campus” of California Institute of EMT. Mike began his career in EMS in 1981 as an EMT, then became a Paramedic in Los Angeles County in 1983. After spending years in the field he transitioned to teaching EMT’s and has been doing so for over 3 decades.
Our course is conducted at 13933 Crenshaw Blvd., Hawthorne CA at the McCormick Ambulance main Station.
All equipment needed for the course is provided; students only need to bring a binder/notebook for note taking as well as pen/pencils for writing.
All students must do Ambulance “Ride Alongs” as part of the training. The “uniform” is a white, button up, collared shirt, black or Navy blue uniform pants, and black shoes or boots. (No “polo” shirts are allowed.)