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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 ($26.00) and proof of MMR, Hepatitis & Varicella Zoster immunizations and Tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray MAY be required.

* Beaufort Campus*

September 13, 2016 – March 14, 2017


Tuesdays & Thursdays

Instructor:  Rusty Hollingsworth

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*Beaufort Campus*

December 2, 2016 – June 24, 2017

5:30pm – 9:30pm various days

9:00am – 1:00pm various Saturdays

Instructor: Mike O’Regan

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*Tuition $1400, SLED $26, WorkKeys Free if taken within one week. Student must purchase textbook.

Prior to paying for tuition, students must:

  • Contact Cynthia Gray (843-525-8368).
  • 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 $18 per test. WorkKeys testing is offered every Monday through Thursday at Beaufort County Adult Education located at 1300 King St., Beaufort, SC.  Please arrive prior to 1:00pm.
  • Pass a Criminal Background check ($26)

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 12 students.



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

Cynthia Gray
Allied Health Coordinator