Emergency Medical Technician - Hybrid*

Health Care Career Training

Due before registration: Prerequisites: Candidates must obtain a reading score of 11 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA). High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma/HSED. A health assessment/physical examination, Basic 5 Panel drug screening Hepatitis B, T-dap, MMR, Varicella and TB test. The physical exam, drug screening and all proof of immunizations/vaccinations must be performed no sooner than 2 months prior to first date of class. Clinical sites may require any of these health prerequisites to be performed again prior to your internship. 

Due first day of class: Fingerprinting and a criminal background check are also required and are included in the cost of the program and paperwork will be done on the first day of class. Students failing to provide a clear criminal background check will not be eligible for the clinical/internship portion of the program. 

Notes: Clinical sites may require students to show proof of adequate health insurance prior to starting clinical internship. Clinical sites may require students to wear facemasks during flu season if the student does not show proof of receiving the flu vaccine. 

What is a Hybrid Program? Workforce Developments Hybrid programs are designed to combine traditional classroom instruction with independent online work. Students are required to attend classroom sessions and complete additional work online. 

Atlantic Cape Community College, in partnership with Mutual Aid Emergency Services, is proud to provide the New Jersey Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician Course. This course is open to candidates interested in obtaining the necessary skills and education to provide emergency medical care as an entry level pre-hospital health care provider. This program will enable successful candidates with the proper training and critical thinking skills to obtain their EMT Certification through either the State of New Jersey and/or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Certification qualifies the candidate for various volunteer and career positions available throughout the State of New Jersey as well as other states recognizing NREMT or NJ certification. EMTs are widely used in hospitals, ambulances, patient transport units, racetracks, sports stadiums, concerts, and bike teams. 

This course covers the materials and skills identified in the 2009 National EMS Education Standards and the 2005 National EMS Scope of Practice Model as adopted by the State of New Jersey, meeting and exceeding the guidelines in the current National Highway Traffic Safety

Administration’s EMS Education Standards. 

Students successfully completing course requirements will earn certificates in I-100 Incident

Command, I-700 National Incident Management System, I-907 Active Shooter, Hazardous Materials Awareness, CBRNE Awareness, and WMD Awareness. 

College Pathways: Upon successful completion and credential attainment, you may be eligible for up to 6 college credits toward an Atlantic Cape Health Science degree. 

EMTC-501 (250 hours, 160 classroom, 90 online)
Fee: $2,029 (Tuition $1,457, Materials $572)

  • Section AW02-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
    Tuesday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday, 6-10 p.m.
    Beginning February 4 (ends June 18)
    (All students must attend Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday sessions on 2/4, 2/5, 2/6, 2/11, 2/12, 2/13 and 6/16, 6/17, 6/18)

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