EMT Course Checklist

You must be age 18 years of age or over to register for this course.

Registration:

Contact our main office to register for this course. You will need to apply to Gavilan College through OpenCCC (this is a multi-step process detailed here); be sure to choose SPRING Semester and submit the form found in the link as soon as you obtain both ID numbers.

Documentation:

Email the following to The EMT Staff Assistant:

  • A copy of your CA driver's license (or other gov't-issued photo ID)
  • A copy of the front and back of your medical insurance card (you must be covered by insurance throughout your class)
  • CPR training certificate (or statement verifying training equivalent to the current American Heart Association's Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care at the Healthcare Provider Level or BLS Level)
  • Test/vaccination record/results for:
    • Current Tuberculosis (TB) skin test (current=within six months prior to the start of class);
    • Current Tdap (current=within 10 years)*
    • Current MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) vaccination (current=two doses in lifetime)*
    • Current Hepatitis B vaccination (current=three doses in lifetime or begin series prior to the start of class)
    • Current Varicella vaccination (current=two doses in lifetime)**
    • Flu Shot (for winter courses only; prior to start of class)

*If vaccination records are unavailable, a Positive Titer can be substituted for the MMR, Hep B, Tdap and Varicella.

**Varicella can also be verified by a documented history of chicken pox by a physician.

Once all of the above-listed items have been submitted and approved, a deposit will be collected to hold your spot in the class. Official acceptance into the course is contingent upon your final payment being received in full at least five days prior to the start date of the course.

Supplies/Needs:

Purchase uniform items listed on Needs List

Reference:

First Day Letter

Cancellation Policy:

There is a strict 21-day cancellation policy. Cancellations made after that time are subject to a $200 late cancellation fee.

Please direct any registration questions to our main office: 408/229-4299.