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

See full EMT Course Requirements.

*Tuition $2200, SLED $26, WIN Test is free. Student must purchase textbook and exam.

Prior to paying for tuition, students must:

  • Take WIN or WorkKeys and earn a SILVER certificate (level 4)  Testing is offered for free through Adult Education. (ASVAB score of 50 also accepted).
  • Submit proof of GED or high school graduation
  • Pass a Criminal Background check ($26)You will need to submit the following items to register for a course:
    • State-issued Photo ID (such as a driver’s license)
    • WIN/R2W/WorkKeys scores/certificate – Level SILVER (4) – FREE through Adult Education
      • * EMT also requires proof of High School Diploma or GED
    • 2-step PPD/QuantiFERON Gold TB test completed within 3 months before class start date
      • Doctor Reviewed Negative Chest X-Ray required if either TB Test is positive
    • SLED Background check completed no more than 3 months before class start date
      • $26 fee charged by SLED CATCH, payable online using VISA/MC Credit, Debit, Pre-Paid Card – NO CASH
      • Can be done in our office or at your home – Beaufort Campus Bldg. 22 Room 106
      • https://catch.sled.sc.gov/ – use your full legal name, SSN, and date of birth
      • Send us a printout or PDF via email – DO NOT send a link.
    • Completed Registration form and packet (2021 Allied Health Registration Packet).
    These items can be submitted via email to cewd@tcl.edu, fax to 855-825-3291, or in person at any TCL campus.

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 9 students.

For more information, please email cewd@tcl.edu.