Emergency Medical Technician (career training)
We offer State approved Emergency Responder, Emergency Medical Technician and an intensive Accelerated Emergency Medical Technician course at various times and locations throughout the year including a follow-up Paramedic course for those who have completed the Emergency Medical Technician course and have been working as an EMT.
Accelerated EMT Program-Schuylkill County
This is the same EMT Basic Program normally offered, but the timeline has been shortened with more frequent classes to accommodate students who have more time in the summer to accomplish and finish this important training. This class is held at the Morgan Campus of LCCC, 234 High Street, Tamaqua, PA. Textbook and gear are included.
Prerequisites for the Schuylkill County participants are:
1. Physician's release form
2. Proof of medical insurance
Details of prerequisites sent out in email or letter along with the medical release form, a month before class start date, required
back to the Coordinator a full week before first class.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
; to register call 610-799-1197 and when prompted, press 3 for Noncredit.
6/13 - 8/4/22 (see Pottsville class in Fall)
Mon-Thu 5:30-9:30 pm; Sat 9 am-noon
Monday thru Thursday & Saturday morning
LCCC Campus, Tamaqua
$1,350 (includes book, no additional gear)
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program is for individuals who are likely to respond to pre-hospital emergencies. Upon successful completion, the student will be Pennsylvania DOH certified. Minimum age is 16, and if 18 or older will be eligible to test for the National Registry EMT credential. National Registry Fee is appx. $75.00. Please note location listed with each class offering. Participants will be required to secure a physician release form, show proof of health insurance, as pre-requisites to submit before first class. In addition, internet and computer access for online testing is required for some locations. Text, gear and attire requirements differ at different locations and may incur additional cost.
PLEASE NOTE! There is no online registration at this time. Please call 610-799-1197 and when prompted, press 3 for Noncredit.
For more information email email@example.com.
Locations for classes:
George E. Moerkirk Emergency Medicine Institute, 2100 Mack Blvd., Allentown
Morgan Campus, LCCC, 234 High St., Tamaqua
Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing, 420 S. Jackson St., Pottsville
2/1 - 6/16/22 (also more classes in Fall)
Tue.&Thu. 6:30-10 pm; Sat, 8 am-4 pm
Tue. & Thu. pms + 1 or 2 Sat. per month
EMI - Off Campus
$1,225, gear and book additional
1/24 - 6/6/22 (see Accelerated Tamaqua 6/13/22))
Mon. & Wed. 6:30-9:30 pm; Sat. 9 am-noon
Mon., Wed. and Sat.
$1,350 text and gear are included