EMS Academy

The EMT Academy is currently in session.

The next class is scheduled to begin in late Fall 2018.

Please contact Jeanine Southall, Training Coordinator, at 512-288-5576 ext. 104, for more information or to be placed on the “interested” list.

 

 

GENERAL COURSE LENGTH

Comprised of Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6:00pm to 9:30 pm and some Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

209.5 hours in classroom and labs
16 hours of hospital Emergency Department clinicals
36 hours of ambulance field rotations

 

WHERE

Oak Hill Fire Department Training Center
9211 Circle Drive
Austin, Texas 78736

 

ANTICIPATED COURSE COST

$1,300 – includes tuition, textbook, use of a uniform shirt for clinical rotations, t-shirt, ID badge, stethoscope, penlight, 9-panel drug screen test, TB test (T Spot), and CPR certification.
Additional fees will be incurred for criminal background check, National Registry testing, and State registration fees.

A non-refundable deposit of $250.00 is due with application (will be applied to your tuition).
Payments can be made via cash, check, money order, or most major credit cards.

 

ADDITIONAL COSTS

$70.00     National Registry Computer Testing Fee
$64.00     Texas DSHS Certification Fee
$39.70     Criminal History Check

 

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

The following documentation must be presented by or before the first day of class:
Copy of High School Diploma or College Transcript
Immunization records including: MMR, Tetanus/Diphtheria, Hep B series, Chickenpox, Flu shot
L1 Enrollment Form (Fast Pass) Criminal History

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) Course is designed to prepare students to enter the Emergency Medical Services field at an entry level position as an EMT-Basic. The EMT-B course is taught to National Education Standards and the number of course hours exceeds the minimum number of course hours required by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Once the student has successfully completed the course, they are eligible to test for certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians after which they are eligible to apply for certification with the Texas Department of State Health Services.