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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: $1600.00

Tuition does not include:

  • Registration Fee ($25.00)

  • WorkKeys Testing Fee ($75.00) *Registration for WorkKeys testing secures your seat in the program.

  • BCI/FBI Background Check ($53.00+)

  • National Registry Exam ($104.00)

  • Textbook: Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Advantage Package, Twelfth Edition (Online ONLY $232.46 or Online PLUS $265.46)

  • Uniform ($17.99-$100.00)

Funding opportunities may be available. Please check our Financial Aid page for more information.

Upcoming Classes

Fall 2023
Class Full

Spring 2024
January 22, 2024 - May 4, 2024
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturdays 9:00am - 1:00pm (April 27th and May 4th 9:00am - 5:30pm)
***Mandatory Orientation January 8, 2024, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Register Here

If you have specific questions about the class or curriculum, one of our Coordinators will be happy to speak with you.

Charles Cattrell

Tim Stainer

Public Safety Coordinator

Registration and Financial Questions

Utilize this webform to submit general questions about registration, payments, or financial aid.

Registration Information

All public safety courses are listed in our registration portal here.  You will need to create an account and verify your email 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. 

Admission Requirements

Pre-course requirements:

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

  • BCI/FBI background checks can be completed at DACC or at multiple locations in and around Delaware. Once you have registered, your welcome letter will include a detailed list of locations.

  • If you are having your background checks done at a location other than DACC, you will need to have the agency use ORC 109 578 and have a direct mail copy sent to:

    Delaware Area Career Center
    Attn: Charles Cattrell
    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: *Registration for WorkKeys testing secures your seat in the program.

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). 

IS 100:
IS 700:

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.


Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Advantage Package, Twelfth Edition. Jones and Bartlett

Our custom textbook packages are only offered through the publisher. Students have the choice to purchase the online access only (which includes access to a digital or e-textbook) or the online access and a printed copy of the textbook.

  • Online Access ONLY (No printed textbook. Only digital/e-textbook) – $232.46 – Please click here to purchase this textbook package at a reduced cost.

  • Online Access PLUS Printed Textbook – $265.46 – Please click here to purchase this textbook package at a reduced cost.

Level of Occupations

Detail for CIP Code 51.0904

Title: Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).

Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the remote supervision of physicians, to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies in prehospital settings and to supervise Ambulance personnel. Includes instruction in basic, intermediate, and advanced EMT procedures; emergency surgical procedures; medical triage; rescue operations; crisis scene management and personnel supervision; equipment operation and maintenance; patient stabilization, monitoring, and care; drug administration; identification and preliminary diagnosis of diseases and injuries; communication and computer operations; basic anatomy, physiology, pathology, and toxicology; and professional standards and regulations.

Job Search Assistance

For career opportunities, visit:
National Testing Network (Public Safety)
Ohio Means Jobs
DACC Community Job Board

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