EMS Academy

The EMT Academy is preparing to begin enrollment for class #20 (DSHS Approval #613278).
Click HERE to download the application.
Applications and payments will begin being accepted on October 2, 2017.

WHEN

October 23, 2017 through March 3, 2018
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Saturday classes as needed – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

COURSE LENGTH

Approximately 18 weeks comprised of:
206 hours in classroom & labs
16 hours of hospital ED clinical
36 hours of ambulance field rotations

 

WHERE

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

 

COURSE COST

$1,300.00 – includes textbook, use of uniform shirt for clinical, t-shirt, AHA CPR course, 9-panel drug screen & TB testing, stethoscope and penlight. A $250 non-refundable deposit is due with application which should be delivered or mailed to TCESD #3 at 4111 Barton Creek Blvd. Austin, Texas 78735. Credit cards are also accepted at our business offices at the Barton Creek address.

 

ADDITIONAL COSTS

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

 

REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma, GED, or college transcript
Texas DPS Criminal History Check (Go to IdentoGo to obtain history, use TXIREVIEW for type)
Verification of Immunization against: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Mumps, Measles & Rubella, Hepatitis B, Chicken Pox, and a current Flu shot.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Emergency Medical Technician course is designed to prepare the student to enter the field of Emergency Medical Services at an entry level position.  The course is taught to the National Educational Standards and exceeds the minimum number of course hours as required by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

When the student successfully completes the course, they are eligible to test for certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.  Upon obtaining NR certification, the student is eligible to apply for certification with the Texas Department of State Health Services.