EMT BASIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible to enroll in the BASIC EMT course,
a student must complete the following:
Meet all admission requirements of
and Alabama Department of Public Health;
Be a high school graduate or have a GED;
Attain the prescribed scores on the ASSET placement tests;
Be at least 18 years old (younger students who meet certain conditions
may be able to enroll with the permission of the Program Director);
Possess a valid driver’s license;
Hold current BCLS – CPR certification at the provider level. American Red Cross
course equivalent is Professional Rescuer. “Community CPR is not acceptable.”
Students will be allowed to enter the EMT Basic program without
CPR certification provided they enroll in a CPR class prior to clinical rotations beginning.
This program is provided by the EMS department;
Present evidence of health insurance;
EMS 107 Emergency Vehicle Operator Course is required to qualify for licensure
as an ambulance driver in the State of Alabama, students must successfully complete
this course and meet additional requirements by the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
This program is provided by the EMS department.