EMT - Advanced EMT

Become an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) and let us show you how to become a life saver.

EMT – Advanced EMT

To become an advanced-EMT student, you must be a Utah certified EMT prior to enrolling in the course and must retain that certification throughout the course. This requirement by default means that you are  18 years of age or older and certified in Healthcare Provider (HCP) or Professional Rescuer CPR.

The goal of the A-EMT education course is to produce competent, entry level A-EMT’s to serve in career and volunteer positions within the EMS system. Course of 166 hours includes lecture, practical skills, and ambulance ride along hours.

How long does it take?



(Approx. 3 months)

How much does it cost?



(Including tuition, books, fees, & supplies)

Click here for a breakdown of total cost.

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When can I get started?

The EMT Advanced Program begins in January each year. Additional sections may be offered in the future. Call 435.586.2899 for more information.

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What careers can I get?

With an education in EMT, you could potentially get a job as:

  • 911 EMS Service
  • Transport Ambulance Service
  • Emergency Room Technician

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