Spokane Community College's emergency medical technician program is a comprehensive
12-week class that fully prepares students for a dynamic career in emergency services, including fire
departments, air and ground ambulance crews, emergency rooms and more.
EMT-Basic accepts new students in Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters provided that minimum enrollment numbers
are met. Contact registration adviser Wendy Jones at
The EMT-Basic classes, EMS 128 and EMS 129,
are offered summer, fall, winter, and spring quarter and adheres to the NHTSA/DOT guidelines.
Upon successful completion, the student is able to sit for both the Washington State EMT-B and the
National Registry EMT-B exams. This class is designed to prepare students to enter into the Pre-Hospital
care field by participating in classroom lectures, performing skills in lab settings, and continuing the
learning process in a 10-hour emergency room clinical. If the student is not sponsored by the time of the
Washington State EMT-B exam they will have one calendar year to get sponsorship for their state
certification. Students must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. Perspective
students need to have a current CPR card; either AHA healthcare provider or ARC professional rescuer.
The student does not need to be sponsored to be registered for this class.
International students are successful here! Visit the
International Programs website for more information.