Emergency Medical Technician

Required Courses:

This course prepares students to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Upon successful completion of the course, students
will meet the required standards and be eligible to register for the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) – Certifying
Examination. Students study and practice the fundamental principles and skills required to provide care to patients experiencing trauma
and emergency medical conditions.

This course is approved by the San Bernardino County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and meets or exceeds all requirements as specified in the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Chapter 5, Section 9. This course includes theory, skills practice, and supervised field and clinical time in selected pre-hospital and emergency department sites. Students must be eighteen-years-old to enroll in this course per the Inland Counties Emergency Medical Association (ICEMA).

EMT Program Guidelines

EMT Precourse Taskbook

EMT Expenses (Requirements)

Penal Code Sections List

Link for Sign Ups coming Soon

Advisory: BI 022, BI 023, HS 081, HS 061
Program Applicable

Total Units for the Major

6.5 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 72
Total Lab Hours: 135

For more information: Chief James A. Brakebill

Pre-course Orientation Session

The next EMT Pre-course Orientation Session Zoom conferencing platform. To attend:

Topic: EMT Pre-Course Orientation Meeting
Time: Dec 1, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 879 1361 8235
Passcode: 505076

Any questions regarding enrollment, requirements, or any other general questions about our EMT 084 program please contact Jim Brakebill at or call at (760) 366-3791 ext. 0533.


Emergency Medical Technician Refresher Course 

Required Courses:

This refresher course for current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) personnel meets or exceeds the requirements specified in the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Chapter 5, Section 9.

This course is for those who have completed a recognized EMT training course and are in the process of obtaining certification or renewing their current certification. The course contains information on new EMT techniques and procedures, review of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and a review of current local protocols. Passing performance on both written and skills competency examinations is required for course completion.

Prerequisite: Completion of recognized NREMT Basic EMT course.

Total Units for the Major

2 Units
Total Lecture Hours: 36

For more information: Chief James A. Brakebill

The Admission Committee has determined that, because of COVID-19 restrictions, pre-enrollment documents do not have to be hand carried to the Health Sciences Office. For this admission cycle ONLY (follow the timelines in the pre-enrollment packet), applicants may send the application packet via USPS addressed as follows:

Copper Mountain College
Attention: EMT Program Admissions Committee
PO Box 1398
Joshua Tree CA 92252

Please note we will not sign for applications sent via FedEx, UPS, or any USPS method of shipment requiring a signature. We do suggest, however, that you ensure you will be able to track your application when you send it. Please contact the USPS for guidance.
If you want to hand carry your application, you may drop it in the white drop box at the entrance to the Phase II courtyard outside the Office of Instruction.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Students wishing to participate in the Emergency Medical Technician Program must complete the Online Information Session and complete pre-enrollment documentation prior to receiving permission to register.