EMT Initial – United Technical Center (Registration Extended)
Date(s) - March 07
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
United Technical Center
Class did not start on time due to too few students. Registration has been extended to attempt to start the class March 7, 2023.
This approximately 155-hour course is being conducted at United Technical Center in Clarksburg, WV (Harrison County) beginning Monday, February 27, 2023 at 6:00pm. Class will meet on the following dates: March 7, 8, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30; April 4, 5, 6, 10, 13, 17, 19, 24, 26; May 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30; June 1, 5, 6, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, and 30, 2023. Three additional class dates will be added by the instructor in cooperation with the students since class did not start on the originally scheduled night. The course instructor is Josh Tompkins. Students MUST bring a laptop or tablet to the first class session. Students must have access to a computer outside of the classroom, reliable internet, and be self motivated to complete assignments and spend time studying outside of formal class hours.
Course cost is $650 which includes tuition, textbook, EMS testing access, AHA BLS CPR, pocket mask, and upon successful completion of all course requirements a voucher for NREMT testing 1st attempt. Fees for certification and background check as required by WVOEMS are not included within this amount.
Payment is due at the first class meeting, or a completed authorization to invoice form (can be obtained by emailing WVPST Clarksburg office) must be presented at that time if an agency/department is paying and needs invoiced.
The course requires a clinical component to be completed outside of class hours during which you will ride along with an EMS agency to complete 10 patient assessments. These assessments must be completed in order to obtain WV certification as an EMT. You will receive more information on the clinical component during the class.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to sit for the National Registry of EMTs exam, with the initial exam attempt, as mentioned above, being included within the course tuition. This test will be scheduled at your convenience at a Pearson Vue testing center. If seeking certification in a state other than WV, you will not need to complete the WV certification process/fees, and will simply need to pass practical testing and NREMT examination before proceeding with the certification process in your desired state.
Pre- registration for this class is required. with class size being limited to 20 students. Absence allowance is 10% of the total class hours = 15 hours. Make up of missed classes will be at the discretion of the course instructor.
Interested persons can register by clicking here.
If no seats show as available, contact the PST office to be placed on a waiting list.
Please contact the WV Public Service Training office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-326-7581 with any questions.