Emergency Medical Technician

Learn the emergency medical care skills to become an emergency medical technician (EMT) and paramedic. Students learn through intensive, scenario-based instruction and the use of state-of-the-art simulation equipment to master the knowledge, hands-on skills and critical thinking needed by EMS responders to help those in need during an emergency.

After successful completion of the course and receipt of your North Carolina EMT credential, you are eligible to receive 8 credit hours in Wake Tech’s EMS AAS degree program.

"Thank you for laying such a solid foundation for me to build on in regards to the world of EMS. The EMT-B class changed my life and the way I view the world."

Keven Donadio, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) student

Industry-recognized credential: North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician

Complete course in: Six months or less

Financial assistance available

Don't have enough money to pay for a course? Right now, Wake Tech's Propel program offers scholarships that cover the cost of registration, fees, books, course-specific supplies and credentialing exams.

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