The EMT is the introductory level of EMS training and gives students the knowledge needed to work as an Emergency Medical Technician. The course combines lecture and lab training to cover such topics as scene safety, EMS systems, communication, documentation, patient assessment, airway management, traumatic injuries, medical emergencies and more. All skills necessary to provide emergency medical care for the trauma and medical patient at the basic life support level. 
Students will also be required to complete a 10 hour clinical experience at local hospitals or EMS facilities to apply classroom knowledge to real life.
• Course length is 150 hours.
• Prerequisites: 
  • 18 years old
  •   Valid Ohio DL or State of Ohio ID
  •   No felonies or misdemeanors involving moral turpitude

• Certification as an EMT Basic in Ohio is contingent upon successfully completing the course requirements and passing the National Registry Written and Practical Exams. 

 For CLASSROOM Course the tuition is $850.00 ( Includes application/registration fee)
A $150.00 prepayment/registration fee (non-refundable) is required upon registration to hold a place in the class. This registration fee is applied to the total tuition.
The remaining balance of $700.00 may be made in two payments of $350.00. The first payment is due on the first day of class. The second payment is due on the first day of the second month of class. 

For ONLINE Course the tuition is $950.00.
A $150.00 prepayment/registration fee (non-refundable) is required upon registration to hold a place in the class. This registration fee is applied to the total tuition. 
​The remaining balance of $800.00 must be made prior to the class start.

• Other fees for classroom and online students: 
   - National Registry fee $70.00
  - Classroom Shirt $25.00
  - Clinical Shirt $25.00
  - Textbook fees vary according to publisher prices.Students are
  responsible to obtain the required texbook. The workbook is provided.


1. Application Procedure: A signed and completed application and payment of the $150.00 non-refundable application fee must be submitted.
     Application may be downloaded here:
      Click here for application

2. Submit a copy of a valid healthcare provider level CPR card that will not expire for the duration of the class time. If you do not have a valid card please indicate on your application whether you will be obtaining one elswhere or are enrolled in a Central Ohio EMS Training CPR Course.

3. Purchase required textbook and materials

No physical or drug screen required

The EMT Basic certification level is required prior to advancement to the higher levels of EMS training.

Books and Supplies

We are currently updating our textbook package. Updated information will be posted when available.

 Other Supplies: 
- Highlighters / Pens / Pencils 

- 1 box of gloves (latex free) 

- Access to a computer with internet access and email is required. 

- Central Ohio EMS Training polo (white) 
- Central Ohio EMS Training polo (blue) 
You will sign up for the polos on the first day of class

- Stethoscope 
An expensive stethoscope is not necessary and is discouraged. 
We recommend a Littman Lightweight 

- B/P cuff 
These items are used regularly by the student and it is beneficial to have your 
own set for practice. 

- Healthcare Provider Level CPR Card. 
Students are required to obtain a HCP level CPR card that will not expire for the 
duration of the program. 
Central Ohio EMS Training will have a CPR course during the first week of the 
Course. If you currently do not have a card, you may enroll in the offered course. The cost is $45.00.

25 S. Union St - Lucas, Oh 44843