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School of Applied Technology and Technical Specialties

Emergency Medical Technician

The Program satisfies the training requirements for those who are interested in becoming an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Advanced EMT (AEMT). The training is designed to prepare the student for the real world of medical care by giving the knowledge, skills, hands-on experience, and the technical background to provide such care. The training is also applicable to nursing, physical therapy, law enforcement and private security personnel. To be licensed by the State of Utah, you must be 18 years of age and have no major felony convictions, complete all course and testing requirements. You must attend all scheduled classes.

Contact us

For more information about this program, please contact us at 801-957-5330.

Program Coordinator

Russell Malone
Phone: 801-957-5287
Email: russell.malone@slcc.edu

Program Manager

Julia Ellis
Phone: 801-957-5320
Email: julia.ellis@slcc.edu



Emergency Medical Technician

  • HSEM 2300 Emergency Medical Technician
  • 10 elective credits towards a Criminal Justice AS or AAS degree
  • Financial Aid is available for those who qualify
  • 13 weeks
  • Pre-Requisite: 18 years of age and no felony convictions
  • Tuition is $1480.00, plus books approximately $250.00 and State Licensure fee for resident or non-resident are the same $102.00.
  • There is an $80.00 test fee paid to the NREMT (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians) at the end of the course for the written certification test.
  • The course of instruction includes treatment of medical emergencies, including trauma injuries, shock treatment, bleeding, illness, bandaging, splinting, and taking of vital signs. The NREMT psychomotor test is included as part of the course. It will be conducted at the end of the course.

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

  • HSEM 2350 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
  • 6 elective credits towards a Criminal Justice AS or AAS degree
  • Financial Aid is available for those who qualify
  • 12 weeks
  • Pre-Requisite: Current Utah EMT License
  • Tuition is $900.00, plus books approximately $150.00 and State Licensure fee for resident or non-resident are the same $50.00.
  • There is a $115.00 test fee paid to the NREMT (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians) at the end of the course for the written certification test.
  • The course of instruction includes advance treatment skills including the use of advanced airways, advance level medications, and IV’s. The NREMT psychomotor test is $100.00 that is taken at the end of the course.

Continuing Medical Education

You can register at the Larry H. Miller Campus located at 9750 South 300 West, Miller Professional Development Center room 110 or by calling 801-957-5200.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The CME classes will be taught from 6 PM to 10 PM as per the class schedules. Four classes will be specifically practical skill training dates. The cost is $25 per class. Class size is basically unlimited. This is to accommodate the latest changes proposed by the Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Services.

Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Basic life Support CPR certification classes are available in conjunction with the EMT course. This class will certify you in one-man CPR, two-man CPR, pediatric CPR, and AED. The cost is $45 per student. We limit the class size to 36 students. Classes are taught 6 PM to 10 PM on Friday nights as per the class schedules.

Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP)

The Hybrid PEPP classes will be held quarterly. These classes are for skills evaluation and testing. The cost of these classes will be $30 per student. Class size will be approximately 32 students. Classes will be Saturdays from 8 AM to 2 PM as per the class schedules.

You must enroll first and then register with Salt Lake Community College.

Class Schedules

Spring 2019

EMT Section 1 (M-T-W)
January 7 - April 17, 2019
State Test: April 22 – 24, 2019

EMT Section 2 (R-S)
January 10 - April 13, 2019
State Test: April 20, 2019

Summer 2019

EMT Section (M-T-W)
May 13 - August 14, 2019
State Test: August 19 – 21, 2019

AEMT Section (R-S)
May 16 - August 8, 2019
State Test: August 10, 2019

Fall 2019

EMT Section 1 (M-T-W)
August 26 - December 4, 2019
State Test: December 9 - 11, 2019

EMT Section 2 (R-S)
August 22 - November 21, 2019
State Test: November 23, 2019

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

  • 4 January 2019
  • 11 January 2019 – Practical Skills
  • 1 February 2019
  • 8 February 2019 – Practical Skills
  • 1 March 2019
  • 8 March 2019 – Practical Skills
  • 5 April 2019
  • 12 July 2019
  • 4 October 2019

Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • 18 January 2019
  • 25 January 2019
  • 24 May 2019
  • 30 August 2019
  • 6 September 2019

Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP)

  • 5 January 2019
  • 27 April 2019
  • 13 July 2019
  • 5 October 2019

Tuition and Fees

For information about the tuition and fees for this program, please call 801-957-5330.


Financial Aid