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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

IOT Fast Facts

  • EMT jobs are expected to grow 23% by 2022*
  • Personal set of uniform shirts, textbooks, trauma shears, holster, stethoscope, and a penlight are included in program cost
  • 24-hour clinical externship in an Emergency Room or ambulance setting
  • Field-experienced instructors
*Source: BLS.gov

Do you want to do work that is meaningful not only for you, but for those you serve in emergency response scenarios? You could be providing vital medical care and critical transport services that can even save lives. A career as an emergency medical technician could be your calling – and you can prepare for your calling in as little as nine weeks!

Believing in your real-world success

At IOT, we prepare you for a real world of emergency response care through instructors who average 15 years of field experience enhanced by hands-on classroom experiences that can transfer to your job setting. Your training at IOT can also prepare you to earn certifications that can help you successfully enter this field. These include:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card

Upon successful completion of your EMT certification program, you will receive an “EMT Certificate” and will be officially documented as “graduate.”

Your program benefits

IOT wants to give you every advantage in your learning experience and beyond the classroom. We enhance the core skills and knowledge offered in your EMT training through the following:

  • 24-hour clinical externship at a health care organization prior to graduation
  • One-on-one mentoring support from field-experienced instructors
  • Uniforms, textbooks, shears, holster, stethoscope, and penlight are included in cost of program

What can I do?

As a graduate of IOT, once you have achieved your NREMT certification, you can pursue a number of exciting career roles, wherever you aspire to work along the front lines of emergency response. Job paths include:

  • Ambulance crew member
  • Emergency room technician
  • Patient care technician
  • Volunteer fire crew
  • And more!

Where can I work?

As a first responder to medical emergencies, you are vital to a number of work settings. Here is a breakdown of where certified EMTs serve:*

  • Ambulance services – 48%
  • Government – 30%
  • Hospitals – 17%

*BLS.gov

Learn about the career outlook for an EMT Technician!

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 168 hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 9 weeks. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Where can I learn?

IOT offers an Emergency Medical Technician Certification program at our Redding campus location:

Campuses offering the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program:

Total Program Cost: $2,025.00

Median Federal Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 74%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
+ Program Cost

Total Program Cost: $2,025.00

Median Federal Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 74%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics