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EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)

SHORT-TERM TRAINING

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About the EMT
Training Program

No Cost to Trainees

Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation through lectures, practical labs, and clinical experience. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification exam, at the EMT level.

What opportunities does this program provide?

Put Your Skills to Work

Students who successfully complete the course will be aligned to enter the workforce as a licensed EMT, or can continue their education to earn an Associate Degree in Paramedicine, Fire Science, Health Sciences, and more.

Continue Your Education

Interested in continuing to build your skills? Further your education by enrolling in one of our certificate or degree programs which lead to advanced and expanded career opportunities upon graduation.

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How do I complete this program?

Browse the information below to learn what is involved in qualifying for and completing this program.

Successfully complete training in:

  • Basic emergency medical care and transportation
  • Basic level patient assessment 
  • Airway management and oxygen administration
  • CPR
  • Spinal immobilization
  • Shock management
  • Bandaging and splinting
  • Medication administration

Completion Time & Location

17-weeks

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Prerequisites

To qualify for this training you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma, GED, or HiSet
  • Resident of Maine
  • Proof of authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Testing may be required
COMPLETION TIME

17 WEEKS

*Estimated completion time.

NO COST

TO QUALIFIED TRAINEES
LOCATION

SMCC MIDCOAST CAMPUS AND SMCC SOUTH PORTLAND CAMPUS

Have Questions?

We’re here to help. Contact us at workforceregistration@smccME.edu or 207-741-5955.

THANKS TO THE SUPPORT OF:

Harold Alfond Center

The Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan