Train for a career as an emergency medical technician. You get a first-hand look at how to use your new knowledge and skill in the field with clinical time both in an ambulance and in the emergency room. This Michigan Certified Basic Emergency Medical Technician class is 274 hours (a minimum of 50 required clinical hours, ride time and in-hospital instruction).
Applicants must complete WorkKeys assessments - reading for information (level 4), applied mathematics (level 3) and locating information (level 4). Testing is $50 and should be completed at least one week prior to class start date. To schedule testing, call (810) 989-5555. Information regarding testing vouchers is obtainable through Michigan Works! office in Port Huron. You will need to place a current resume on the Pure Michigan Talent Connect website. Note: Recent high school graduates already may have taken these three assessments. Contact your high school for test scores.
Prepare for a job saving lives on ambulances, fire department Advanced Life Support (ALS) units, or in hospital emergency rooms. Licensed Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) enter the Paramedic certificate program to make a greater impact on the health of people in our community. Students learn with hands-on experiences in our simulation lab which features an ambulance, medical-surgical simulator and newborn birth simulator.
The SC4 Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Services Professions (CoA EMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
"SC4 allowed me to get my hands on the equipment necessary for my job. The schooling gave me a base knowledge and confidence to know what I'm doing."
Julianna Dobney, Paramedic at Tri-Hospital EMS and Marysville Fire Dept.