Emergency Medical Technician
Announcement - SUMMER EMT PROGRAM
April 17, 2020: Due to COVID-19 the following Summer classes have been cancelled: EMT (HlhSci 151), EMR (HlhSci 153) and EMT Refresher (HlhSci 153)
ANNOUNCEMENT: FALL 2020 EMT PROGRAM
June 3, 2020: EMT (HlhSci151) and EMR (HlhSi 046) are scheduled to resume in Fall 2020.
Due to COVID-19 the EMR and EMT classes will be taught through Distance Learning and will meet on campus for skills. This is not an online EMT course. Classes will be taught through a combination of Canvas, Zoom lectures and in-person skills training and testing. The Zoom lectures are not asynchronous - student must attend all scheduled lectures via zoom at the time the class meets. Student must have a computer with a webcam, mic and reliable internet. (During Summer 2020 - this type of instruction was called "Remote Instruction" - It is transitioning to Distance Learning. ) To find out more about Distance Learning, Zoom and Canvas - please visit the Remote Instruction-Distance Learning web page.
EMT Refresher class (Health Sci 153) is tenatively scheduled for Winter 2021.
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.
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.
BREAKING NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS!
Be sure to check Breaking News & Announcements often
as it will be updated with new information about the EMT Program.
Check out this page that contains necessary information
and forms that need to be completed during the first few weeks of the semester!