EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)


Course Description
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training Program consists of 176 hours of classroom and hands-on training regarding all aspects of the job duties of an emergency medical technician, including bleeding control, airway control maneuvers, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body and medical emergency intervention. This course meets or exceeds the EMT National Standard and state of Ohio EMT curriculums.  
Upon completion of this class, individuals will be required to pass the National Registry written and practical examination prior to becoming state-certified. 

Tuition is $1,500 and does not include:

  • BCI/FBI background check
  • National Registry exam
  • Textbook with Navigate 2 Preferred Access   - Emergency Care & Transportation of the Sick and Injured 11th Edition AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons). Series Editor: Andrew N. Pollack, MD, FFAAOS (You do not need to purchase the student Workbook)
  • Registration Fee/Workkeys Testing Fee

Admission Requirements

Pre-course requirements:

A. BCI & FBI Background check (at your own expense)

  • Background checks can be completed at multiple locations in and around Delaware. You will receive a detailed list of locations once you have registered
  • Have them send a copy of the background check to:
    Delaware Area Career Center Attn: EMS Training Coordinator
    4565 Columbus Pike, Delaware, Ohio 43015

B. Complete the ACT WorkKeys tests: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents. A score of three (3) or higher is required on each test. (Please register for testing using the portal with the same login you used to register for the class: (LINK)

C. Verification of High School Graduation: High school diploma, transcript or GED. College Transcripts or degree accepted

D. Driver’s License or Birth Certificate verifying that you are at least 18 years old. 

E. To complete the EMT course, the state of Ohio Division of EMS requires students to complete online training courses titled National Incident Management System (NIMS)  100c & 700b. (There is no fee associated with these courses). Access the courses using this link.

     When you complete these courses you will receive an email with a link that opens the completion certificate. 

     If you have completed this for another courses such as fire, you will not have to retake the course. Bring copies of the certificates to Orientation for your file. If you don’t have copies you can request your transcripts here 

F.  Meet the entrance requirements set forth by the State Division of EMS per the Ohio Administrative Code 4765-8-01.


Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured. ***MUST includes Navigate 2 Preferred Access***, Eleventh Edition Jones and Bartlett
ISBN: 9781284107029

To purchase the book (with Navigate 2 Preferred Access) at a reduced cost: Click here.  You do not need to purchase the workbook.

Upcoming Classes:

The Spring and Fall classes meet on Mondays/Wednesdays from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Summer EMT Class runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Summer 2021: The Summer 2021 class is scheduled to begin June 1st and end August 12th.

Fall 2021: The Fall 2021 class is scheduled to begin August 16th and end November 29th (end date subject to change).

Please click this link to go to our new Student Portal to register http://dacc.axstudent.com   You will need to create an account to register for a program. 

If you are a current student, you will use the same link to connect to your account.  Please use the same email that you used to register for the class originally!  Once your account is set up, you will be able to view your student file, attendance, grades and financial information. 

If you have any problems, please notify Dee Ice at IceD@DelawareAreaCC.org

If you have specific questions about the class or curriculum, our Public Safety Coordinator will be happy to speak with you. Email our Public Safety Coordinator, Tim Stainer at StainerT@DelawareAreaCC.org.