Program number: 305313
Emergency Medical Technician is an entry-level course and meets requirements for licensure in Wisconsin and certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. This course is offered throughout the district.
Prerequisites: CPR certification at professional level and a COMPASS Reading score of 80 or higher or proof of a grade C or better in college-level English. The Department of Health and Family Services may set other requirements.
Students must be at least 18 years old.
Orientation is mandatory.
This program has a state-mandated hours requirement.
The National Registry of EMT's Practical Exam is offered on site at the end of your course.
EMS Student Dress Code is enforced at all times. Madison College EMS or Fire Program shirts are required.
Health history documentation is required. Lab results and vaccination documentation are obtained from your healthcare provider by you.
You must complete a Background Information Disclosure and Criminal History Check (CHC) prior to placement in the field. Information obtained from the CHC may affect your ability to secure a WI EMS Training Permit. Under no circumstances are students assigned to the clinical area until all requirements are met.
Travel to fieldwork sites is necessary and is your responsibility.
Students in EMT program can attend part time.
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
Or through community ambulance services and fire departments.
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All courses for this program are offered only in person.
Application for this program is processed through the EMS office only. Please read and follow the instructions on the schedule carefully. Incomplete registrations will not be considered.
The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2017-2018 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.
After completing the EMT program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:
Earning your Wisconsin EMT License upon completion of the EMT program at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as an Emergency Medical Technician.
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as: