Advanced EmerGency Medical Technician – AEMT

SouthwestTech_Icon_EMTWith the completion of the Emergency Medical Technician Program, you are now prepared to advance your skills. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – AEMT Program at Southwest Technical College will consist of various settings including lectures, practical skills, ambulance ride-alongs, and clinical rotations within emergency room settings. The world of emergency medicine becomes a reality in this program as your mentor may allow you to administer medications, start IVs, or ventilate patients.  Students who successfully complete the program may sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians license.


Cost: $1,073.28
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.

Start Dates: The next start date is June, 8 2021Click here to get started.

Program Length: 200 hours (152 classroom / 48 practicum – Approximately 3 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Program Outcome:

  •  Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Proficiency

Industry Certification:

  •  Upon successful completion of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – AEMT Program, students are eligible to take the NREMT for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT).

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

Employment Resources:

    High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

    SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)

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    “In this class you are hands-on! And you get such a close relationship with the instructors but also with the students in the class. It wasn’t just me there to do my job and leave, we all got to know each other and it felt like a family at the end.

    Miklyn Grange

    AEMT Graduate

    Occupational Advisory Committee

    Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:

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