Emergency Medical Technician - I Certificate

The objective of this certificate program is to document that the student has successfully completed an approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course that meets the requirements of the California Code of Regulations, Title 22. Social Security, Division 9. Prehospital Emergency Medical Services, Chapter 2. Emergency Medical Technician and has passed all required tests required by the California certifying agency.

Prior to starting this program the student must show proof of a clear criminal background check.

Admission: Open to all students who meet the age and physical requirements. Registration is limited to class size restrictions. 

Major/Program Requirements

Required Courses:

EMS 020Emergency Medical Technician


EMS 021Preventing Disease Transmission for Emergency Medical Technician


EMS 022Basic Life Support for Emergency Medical Technician-EMT


EMS 023Hazardous Materials First Responder Awareness for Emergency Medical Technician-I/EMT-Basic


EMS 025Customer Service and Professionalism for the Emergency Services Worker


EMS 066Introduction - Patient Care Documentation


EMS 067Electronic Patient Care Reporting - Field


EMS 068Pharmacology for the EMT


Total Credit Hours:10.50


A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:

  • Evaluate, treat and transport the ill and injured.
  • Effectively use adjunctive airway breathing aids.
  • Administer and monitor medications.
  • Demonstrate competency in assessing and treating patients with medical or trauma emergencies at a basic level.
  • Participate in a culturally diverse environment.