Emergency Medical Technician - EMT

EMT 

Are you interested in becoming an EMT? SCC Continuing Education now offers an EMT-B course. Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic (EMT-B) respond to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured and to transport patients to medical facilities. Call 864-592-6209 for more information! 

  

Scholarship Funds are now available to cover the tuition for our EMT Program! Contact us today for details.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  

To provide a basic level of both knowledge and demonstrable skills for individuals who provide emergency care to individuals in a variety of settings including county emergency services departments, private ambulance and transport companies, and hospitals. The EMT-B is responsible for the initial assessment of the patient’s condition and is an integral part of patient stabilization.  This 208-hour program is approved by the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC).  Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry Exam.   

Prerequisites for EMT:

  • High School Diploma
  • A Gold Level (Level 5) on WIN Reading for Information test (test is free).
  • WIN test is available at the SCC Tyger River Campus. Contact Christine Morris at 864-592-6190. WIN test also available at SC Works (864-764-1966) and Spartanburg Adult Education (864-706-4134). 
  • Students are exempt from taking the WIN test if they have an Associate's Degree or higher or: ACT (English: minimum score of 19), SAT before March 2016 (Critical Reading: minimum score of 480), SAT after March 2016 (Evidence Based Reading & Writing: minimum score of 510). Scores must be no more than 7 years old at the start of class.
  • Complete a background check, 10 panel drug screen, and 2-step PPD. Proof of MMR, Tdap, Hepatitis B vaccine, and Varicella required. Influenza vaccine is required if attending clinical between October and March.

 

Start Date Location  Schedule
Check back soon ~ Classes are added frequently.     

 

Cost:  $1,800 – does not include textbook or National Registry Exam fees. 

Workforce Pathways Scholarship funds are available for EMT.

Welcome:

Spartanburg Community College Health Sciences Department CCE is pleased to welcome Troy Sapp as our Emergency Medical Technician Program Instructor! Troy has been an SC-DHEC Paramedic and National Registry Paramedic since 2002. He also holds a B.S. degree in Emergency Medical Care and an M.B.A. Additionally, Troy has previous teaching experience in health sciences. We are fortunate to have Troy on our team! Please call 864-592-6209 for more information about our EMT Program!

 

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