Accelerated EMT Course

September 4 - November 5

The next Accelerated EMT Course will be held Monday & Wednesday of one week and Tuesday & Thursday of the opposite weeks. There will be two Saturday classes during the course. Classroom sessions will be held 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. the following dates:

Wednesday, September 4*

Tuesday, September 10

Thursday, September 12

Monday, September 16

Wednesday, September 18

Saturday, September 21

Tuesday, September 24

Thursday, September 26

Monday, September 30

Wednesday, October 2

Tuesday, October 8

Thursday, October 10

Saturday, October 12

Monday, October 14

Wednesday, October 16

Tuesday, October 22

Thursday, October 24

Monday, October 28

Tuesday, October 30

Wednesday, November 5 (Final Psychomotor and Cognitive Exams)*

*Mandatory Attendance


Course tuition is $600, which covers all equipment, instruction fees, software, and the required texts. A $50 fee is required by the Virginia Office of EMS at the time of psychomotor testing. Students can apply for reimbursement through the Virginia EMS Scholarship Program on the first day of class.

Upon completion of this course, students will take the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) examination. Successful completion of this course and NREMT testing will result in certification as an NREMT. All cognitive and psychomotor objectives will be completed during the classroom sessions utilizing a variety of adult learning teaching methodologies. Additionally, 10 hours of clinical will be completed.

This course has been approved for Category 1 continuing education by the Virginia Office of EMS. Continuing education will be awarded to currently certified EMS providers that attend class sessions free of charge.

Course Prerequisite

All applicants must provide proof of valid professional rescuer or healthcare provider CPR certification on the first day of the course.