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Emergency Medical Technician-Basic

Program Length

150 hours, 10 weeks
150 hours, 18 weeks



Monday/Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Monday/Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday/Thursday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm


Program Dates

Start Date: October 9, 2017
Start Date: June 6, 2018


Start Date: February 5, 2018 – Monday/Wednesday
Start Date: September 12, 2017 – Tuesday/Thursday

Program Campus Location

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
Public Safety Services
200 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)

Tuition Information

Tuition: $1225– Includes textbook package and one certification test voucher


Other Costs

See “enrollment requirements”.



Related Information

Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education

For current class listings click here and search “EMT”.

To register call 513.771.1142.



Develop Entry Level Skills to Gain a Career in the Rapidly Growing Emergency Medical Response Field with this Short-Term (State License) Certification Program

The 150 hour Emergency Medical Technician program (EMT) teaches students basic anatomy and physiology, general pharmacology, how to provide basic emergency medical care – airway management, bleeding control, treatment of fractures, soft tissue injuries, illness and transportation of the sick or injured person.  The program includes clinical experience in a hospital emergency department and an emergency medical response agency. Graduates are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians examination which results in national certification and Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Medical Services State EMT license.

* Please note: This program is not eligible for Pell Grant or Stafford Loans (FAFSA®). Please click here to view other types of assistance.

*Please note: 100% in class attendance is required.

Enrollment Requirements:

  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Achieve an ACT® WorkKeys® assessment level of (4) or higher on Applied Mathematics and Locating Information, and a 5 or higher on Reading for Information.
  • “2-Step” TB test
  • Background check BCI I & FBI (May take up to 6 weeks for results)

Ready to Enroll?

  • To register for the WorkKeys test call 513.771.1142.
    • For WorkKeys test information, visit the ACT website.
    • Register for ACT’s free WorkKeys online test prep materials.
    • For free WorkKeys practice tests visit the OhioMeansJobs® website.