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Emergency Medical Technician

Skilling Up to Start Saving Lives

Emergency Medical Technician

Training Time: 3-12 months

If you’re quick on your feet and love to help others, put your paramedic passion on wheels with a career as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in Upstate South Carolina. EMTs are the courageous people who dedicate their lives to saving yours. They respond to 911 calls, treat life-threating health issues and diagnose major injuries or illnesses by conducting physical exams. Get started with EMT training to earn an EMT certification, and answer the call to spring into action and start saving lives.

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Emergency Medical Technician Certificate in Applied Science

This certificate covers topics necessary for EMT certification and is designed to integrate both theory and practical "hands-on" educational experiences.

Training time required: 3 months

Paramedic Certificate

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Paramedic Certificate is designed for students currently working in the fire/rescue field who are certified as either South Carolina EMT or National Registry EMT.

Training time required: 12 months

Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

This certificate provides introductory didactic and experiential learning outcomes to successfully provide the scope of care of the Emergency Medical Technician. This is a one semester certificate program.

Training time required: 4 months

Spartanburg Community College

Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

This academic credit program provides instruction and practice in dealing with medical and traumatic emergencies. 

Training time required: 4 months

Emergency Medical Technology Basic Certificate

The EMT basic program teaches skills, rules, and guidelines for providing emergency care. successful completion qualifies you to take the national registry certification examination and become certified in south carolina.

Training time required: 6 months


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