Emergency Medical Technician
College of the Canyons offers a Certificate of Specialization: Emergency Medical Technician. This prepares students for certification and employment as an Emergency Medical
Technician (also known as EMT-Basic). Includes emergency ...
FAQs on becoming an EMT
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency medical
settings. Peoples lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care provided
by these workers. To learn more, read our Frequently Asked Questions.
Emergency Medical Technician Career Tree
- Experience fast-paced emergency situations where your actions make a difference.
- Experience real-life interactions with patients, their families and loved ones, EMTs, paramedics, firefighters, nurses and law enforcement.
Will I be able to get a job? Does the program provide job placement services?
The program does not provide formal job placement services however the Career Services office on campus can assist students (free of charge) with finding employment including resume writing/review, job searches, workshops, interview practice, etc.
Additionally, we work closely with local industry to develop and offer internships. When we receive job announcements from industry, this information is passed along directly to all the students in the program.
COC EMT students practice patient assessment skills using a
variety of equipment and the EMT Program’s ambulance simulator.