Mandatory Orientation / Registration - Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 6 PM
Optional CPR course, if needed - Thursday, January 4, 2018, 6 PM
First day of class - Saturday, January 6, 8:30 AM
This course is designed to instruct a student to the level of EMT-Basic, who serves as a vital link in the chain of the health care team. It is recognized that the majority of prehospital emergency medical care will be provided by the EMT-Basic. This course includes all skills necessary for the individual to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an ambulance service or other specialized service.
This is a rigorous program of classroom instruction, practical skills, evaluations, and homework assignments. The student must also complete 10 hours of clinical skills in a hospital emergency room. In order to successfully complete this course and in order to take the NJ State Certifying Examination, the student must obtain a grade of 70% on all tests. All absences must be made-up prior to taking the state exam.
Eligibility to take the course:
All applicants must have reached their 16th birthday prior to the start of the course. Anyone under the age of 18 must also provide a letter from their parents granting them permission to attend the course. Click here to obtain the consent form which must be completed.
All students will be subjected to a criminal background check. Please contact the program administrator at 732-776-4470 for any questions.
Students with documented learning disabilities may be eligible for reasonable accommodations. Please contact the program administrator at 732-776-4470, to discuss further.
As a prerequisite, you must have completed a CPR course at the Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer level. The CPR certification must be valid throughout the course.
The class meets every Monday and Wednesday evening from 7 PM to 10:30 PM. There are some Saturday sessions, from 8:30 am to 4 PM. Click here to view the draft course schedule.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition for the course is $1,200.00. A deposit of $200 is required at registration. Full payment is required on the first class. We accept the NJ EMT Training Fund for perspective students who are a member of a volunteer EMS agency. This form must be completed, sign and turned in before or on the first day of class Click here to obtain an EMT Training Fund Certificate of Eligibility form, Text book and online access to the learning management system are required and is not part of the tuition. The cost is $220 and this is not covered by the training fund.
A payment plan is available. Please call the Program Administrator at 732-776-4470 to discuss details.
You are required to provide your own stethoscope by the second week of class. If you wish, you may purchase a stethoscope through an EMS supply company, which will provide a student discount. A BP cuff is also included in the price of the stethoscope.
No refunds will be issued after the third scheduled class. A processing fee of $100 will be deducted if a refund is made. Books, stethoscope, blood pressure cuffs are non-refundable.