Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Summer EMT Academy – 2024

Thank you for your interest in the initial Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course.

The Summer EMT academy meets four days per week, Monday through Thursday between 0830-1730 hours. This class consists of 240 hours of didactic, lab, Technical Scope of Practice Evaluations (TSOPs) & exams. In addition, students must complete a minimum of 48 hours in the clinical or field setting, along with ten (10) successful patient assessments. This course meets North Carolina Office of EMS (NCOEMS) and National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education Standards.

Course orientation will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6pm. Students are encouraged to attend the orientation session to learn additional information. Late registration is available until the first day of class.

Course starts: Monday, June 10, 2024 at 8:30am

Course ends: Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Cost: Payment in the form of cash, a money order, credit card or personal check may be made to the business office at JCC or online through the payment after registration for the following items:

  • $180 Registration fee (unless fee waived through affiliation with a department)
  • $19 Clinical Liability Coverage

Additional required fees:

  • $10.50 for AHA CPR equipment and card (collected online via provided link prior to course)
  • $15 for EVOS Certification (collected online via provided link prior to course)
  • $122 for criminal background check, drug screening and immunization document manager prior to start of clinical time through college approved vendor
  • $20 for approved college EMS uniform shirt to be warn during class and clinical rotations (remainder of clinical uniform including tactical pants, belt, and footwear, students will purchase on their own)
  • $85 Platinum planner/EMS testing subscription
  • $150 (average cost) for textbook: AAOS Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured 12th Edition (Textbook only, workbook not required)

Course Prerequisites

  • High School Diploma / GED or successful completion of an entrance exam assessing reading comprehension and English language skills at 11th grade level. Students must be 17 years of age prior to the end of class
  • Valid Driver’s License required for EVOS course; Required by NC

Additional information or questions contact:

Jeffrey “Scott” Long
EMT/AEMT Programs Coordinator
(919) 464-2353
Kenneth “Mark” Holloman
EMS Department Chair/Program Director
(919) 464-2364