EMS Academy

The EMT Academy is currently in session.

The next class is scheduled to begin in the Spring of 2017.

Please contact Robert Hartigan, Training Chief at 512-288-5576 ext. 103 or via email HERE 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 three Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

246 hours in classroom, lab, and also includes:
16 hours of hospital Emergency Department clinicals
36 hours of ambulance field rotations

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

ANTICIPATED COURSE COST:
$1,200 – includes tuition, textbook, shirt, ID badge, stethoscope, penlight, 9-panel drug screen test,
TB test (T Spot), and CPR certification.
Additional fees will be incurred for 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 credit card.

MANDATORY DOCUMENTATION:
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

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 the Department of Transportation curriculum 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 and then they are eligible to apply for certification with the Texas Department of State Health Services.