EMT Certificate

Class Description
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides basic life support care to critically ill or injured patients. EMTs work directly with another EMT to provide this level of care and in conjunction with a paramedic to provide advanced life support. EMTs learn to manage an airway using artificial devices, assess the severity of illness or injury, manage wounds and bleeding, immobilize fractures, perform CPR, utilized an automated defibrillator and a host of other procedures.

Course Outline

•     Preparatory

•     Airway

•     Patient Assessment

•      Medical/Behavioral

•      Trauma

•      Obstetrics, Infants and Children

Entry Requirements/What to Expect

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • WorkKeys Assessment or COMPASS- SEE CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR REGISTRATION DETAILS

Professional Credentials
Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will be able to you to take  the National Registry exam sponsored by SC DHEC and become certified in South Carolina.

Technology/Tools
Emergency medical services suction units or accessories
Emergency response litters or stretchers or accessories 
Intravenous infusion pumps for general use 
Laryngoscopes or accessories 
Medical gas cylinders or related devices 
Medical oxygen masks or parts 
Orthopedic splint systems 
Spine boards 

Curriculum
DOC 679 EMT 256 hrs


*RIDE TIMES WILL VARY

For detailed information on SC Regulations go to: www.scdhec.net/hr/ems

 

For more information, call (864) 646-1700 or toll free 866-269-5677, Ext 1700

or e-mail conted@tctc.edu

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Contact Us

Corporate & Community Education
(864) 646-1700
Toll-free (within the 864 Area Code) at 1-866-269-5677, ext. 1700
conted@tctc.edu

Office Hours:

Pendleton Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Anderson Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Easley Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

You may also register online by going to www.tctc.edu/learn