EMT Basic

EMT and Paramedic students train during a disaster simulation.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training prepares students for entry-level positions in emergency pre-hospital care. Eligible to take NCOEMS State Exam upon successful completion. May meet some Saturdays. Registration fee is $180 + associated supply fees, books, and uniform costs. Call (704) 878-4365 for information. Classes are held in Statesville and Mooresville. Check Public Safety Schedule for dates and times.

Download the program brochure to learn more


Download the Registration Packet here (zipped file) Packet also available in room B3–Continuing Ed Building


You must present a copy of your diploma for HSE, GED, HS, or college. If you are a college student and have not completed you degree, send a copy of your transcript to James Larsen at jlarsen@mitchellcc.edu

You will need to provide documentation of immunizations for the following: Hepatitis B, Varicella, Tdap, and MMR. Students will also need to get the Quantiferon Gold TB Test.

Before issuing the state EMT certification,  the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) will do a complete background check. This background check is separate from the background check you will receive in class.”


$180 registration (unless fee waived)
$200.00 supply fee (shirts/handouts/disposable equipment)
 Other costs include books (approximately $200) and class needs as stated in the registration packet.


Fee Waiver
If you are affiliated with a municipal or volunteer fire/rescue department, a rescue squad, or a law enforcement agency, your registration fee can be waived. You will need to indicate this on your registration forms. If you have any questions, contact the EMS Program Coordinator, James Larsen, at 704-878-4365 or email at jlarsen@mitchellcc.edu



Jim Larsen, BS/BA, NR-P, NC Paramedic Level II Instructor, EMS Program Coordinator
(704) 878-4365

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