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EMC 103

The Emergency Medical Technician Program offered by Santa Rosa Junior College is a semester long program designed to train individuals in the concepts of basic life support emergency care. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry EMT-B written exam, for certification.


First Responder - Emergency First Responder (EMR) (EMC 100)

Limit of Enrollment

You are required to have a DOJ (Department of Justice) Live Scan done to be eligable for this class. For addtional information please see attached flyer.( Live Scan information) You will also need to have current immunizations ( MMR, Td. Varicella and Hepatis B) and TB clearance records before the 3rd class meeting.

Uniform Requirements

About the Career

So you want to be an Emergency Medical Technician?
What does an EMT do?

What do EMTs earn in Sonoma County?

Annual Wages:
Entry Level $28,000 - $32,000
Experienced $35,000 - $40,000
Top Pay $45,000 - $49,000
Additional employee benefits usually provided.

What abilities and skills should I have?

  • What's the work environment like?
    • Outdoors in various types of environmental conditions
    • Stressful at times
    • Shift work varying from 8 to 48 hours in duration
    • Team oriented

    Opportunities for Advancement

    • Emergency Medical Technician Career Ladder
    • Field Supervisor
    • Field EMT
  • Why Choose the Emergency Medical Technician Certificate program at Santa Rosa Junior College?

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