Emergency Medical Technician | BCTC

Emergency Medical Technician

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Get ready to meet the challenges of an emergency responder in the 21st Century.

What is an Emergency medical technician(EMT) Certificate?

As an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) you will be prepared to care for patients suffering from traumatic and medical emergencies such as broken bones, puncture wounds, cardiac, and respiratory emergencies, vehicle accidents and more. Our relationships with local employers will assist you with starting your career in this high demand field.

At the successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an EMT certificate and will be eligible to sit for the certification examination as administrated by the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician.

This course is part of the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship program which means that you may qualify for FREE tuition to complete this course.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

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Length of Program

You can earn an EMT certificate in one semester (four months), and BCTC offers this course each Spring and Fall Semester.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Program Contact

Brian Steele

Fire/Rescue Science Technology

Program Coordinator

(859) 259-0014