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Emergency Medical Technician

General Information


If you're looking for a career change or learning new medical skills, Community College Preparatory Academy offers an Emergency Medical Technician program that is exactly what you need!


What is an Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are trained first responders who provide expert patient care in emergency situations.  Most EMTs operate in the Pre-Hospital setting and provide basic lifesaving services.


The EMT course offered at CC Prep has more advantages than many other area schools.  These benefits include: 

  • Study support during your education program
  • Financial support while attending school
  • Employment with American Medical Response upon successful completion and receipt of NREMT


After completing the Emergency Medical Technician pathway here at CC Prep, you can explore any possible career field you can imagine!


Earn the following certifications as part of the Emergency Medical Technician Program Pathway:

Upon completion of the required 120 instructional hours and 24 hours of ride time, you'll be prepared to complete the National Exam Registry Certification Exam.

Student Expectations

Pre-Requisites for the Emergency Medical Technician Pathway:


To enter the Emergency Medical Technician program pathway at CC Prep, you must achieve the following:


TABE Reading Score (grade level)

TABE Math Score (grade level)


Basic Computer Skills

Emergency Medical Technician

576 (10th  grade)


(10th  grade)



Additional Requirements

  • Agility test
  • Obtain valid DC Driver’s License
  • Physical exam- 150lbs carrying capacity
  • Language re: drugs
  • Uniform


Educational Assumptions

To enter the Emergency Medical Technician program, students must complete the following:

  • Attend class regularly
  • Be on time
  • Wear uniform daily
  • Be prepared for class
  • Meet deadlines as assigned
  • Use your time wisely
  • Be actively involved as a member of a group
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Pay attention and listen
  • Be respectful of others and avoid disruption of your instructors, peers, and administrators
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