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EMT Basic Hybrid Initial

This is a hybrid course that lasts approximately 16 weeks. You will be required to complete class via an interactive classroom and there will be online activities. There will be an online lecture (weekly after the first start date, which is IN class), which will be recorded and will allow you to review. There will be weekly skill sessions (weekly after the first week noted on the schedule, up to course completion).


Course Description

Our 240 hour Hybrid EMT-Basic program exceeds the minimum hours as required for certification as a Basic EMT in South Carolina (200 hours minimum required by DHEC). This is the initial pre-hospital emergency medical technician certification in South Carolina and there are no pre-requisites. This program prepares the candidate to provide basic emergency medical care to victims of trauma and illness. This course follows and exceeds the 2009 US Department of Transportation (DOT) / National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum. 

Entrance Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED (copy must be provided).
  • Eighteen (18) years of age prior to the last class
  • Achieve the minimum score on the entrance exam ($35.00 cost) or have thirteen (12) or more college credits.
  • Be physically fit and able to perform all the tasks required of an EMT-Basic (refer to Appendix A: Americans with Disabilities Act, Attachment 1: Functional Position Description, for description of all essential duties of an EMT)


**PAYMENT IS DUE IN FULL PRIOR TO GRADUATION** Failure of the course is not a relief of the debt, in full, to the Institution. By enrolling, you understand that you are financially liable for the entire course cost, in accordance with our refund policy, as stated within the contract that you will sign after enrollment through this system.

Please note: If a student withdraws from the EMT program in writing, seven (7) or more calendar days before the program start date the student will receive a full tuition refund minus a $50.00 administrative fee.

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