EMT Basic

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Download the program brochure to learn more

Prepares students for entry-level positions in emergency pre-hospital care. Eligible to take NCOEMS State Exam upon successful completion. READING TEST REQUIRED prior to registration. May meet some Saturdays. Cost: $239.25 + books. Call (704) 978-1340 for information. Classes are held in Statesville and Mooresville. Check Public Safety Schedule for dates and times.

Public Safety Schedule

Download the Registration Packet here. (Packet also available in room 3B - Continuing Ed Building)
Or download each form:
Checklist (Turn this in with items checked off)
Authorization to Invoice Form
Information Sheet
Textbook Information
Fit For Duty Form
EMT Policy Manual
Immunization Record Form
Con-Ed Registration Form
Medical-Physical Guide for Physicians Form
Policy on Confidentiality of Patients Form
Title IX Form
Waiver of Liability Form


You must have proof of GED, high school or college diploma.

You must have, or be starting, the Hepatitis B vaccine and TB test.

Before issuing the state EMT certification, the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) will do a complete background check.


$180 registration
$58 supply fee (shirts/handouts/disposable equipment)
Cost of books not included (approx. $200-online only)

Fee Waiver
If you are affiliated with a municipal or volunteer fire or rescue department, your registration fee can be waived. You will need to have an EMS Letter of Sponsorship submitted.


Jim Larsen, Program Director
(704) 878-4365

Janice Johnson, Public Safety Administrative Assistant
(704) 978-5463

David Bullins, Director of Public Safety
(704) 978-5446