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Emergency Medical Technician

This 208 hour DHEC approved course is designed to prepare students for emergency medical technician level.

Course Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age PRIOR to the last class.
  • Be physically fit and able to perform ALL the tasks required of an EMT Basic.
  • Attendance: May miss no more than 10% of the 208-hour course, or 20.8 hours.
  • National Registry exam fees: Practical exam  $100 for the four-station examination. Written exam $70.00 at a PearsonVue Testing Center.
  • Depending on the clinical rotation: a criminal background check ($25.00) and proof of MMR, Hepatitis & Varicella Zoster immunizations and Tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray MAY be required.


Basic EMT class, Beaufort Campus

January 20 – July 7, 2015, 9:00am-1:00pm

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Textbook: $122 (price subject to change)

*Tuition $1400, SLED $25, WorkKeys Free if taken within one week.  Books purchased in the TCL Bookstore.

Prior to paying for tuition, students must:

  • Make an appointment to meet with Marilynn Koerber (525-8368)
  • Take WorkKeys Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.  All 3 tests are free if taken within one week.  If it takes longer to complete the tests than one week, they are $16 per test.  Call 843-525-8205 for testing days and times
  • Pass a Criminal Background check ($25)

Upon successful completion of course the practical exam ($100) will be given at LC EMS in North Charleston and the written ($70) given at PearsonVue in Savannah.

Class is limited to 8 students.

EMT  Refresher


This DHEC approved course is designed to provide EMT’s with a review of the medical knowledge to provide care to the ill and injured at the scene and enroute to a medical facility.  Call to schedule a class. Book $122.00 (price subject to change)

EMT Reciprocity also available, Call for details.


Be Sure You Meet Course Requirements before Applying. Click here for details.

Marilynn Koerber
Program Coordinator