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Providing Educational Services for a Better Tomorrow


Study Emergency Medical Care

In a serious or life-threatening emergency, no one can afford to take any chances or waste any time. The situation calls for experienced professionals who must respond immediately. If you want to be on a trained medical team that uses state-of-the-art communications, the latest life-saving pre-hospital care equipment, and staffs ambulances that are like mobile emergency rooms, then EMT is the place for you to be!



 "My greatest wish is that my students always know how much I care for them and that they walk through the rest of their life knowing I'll always be there for them anyway I can!"
                                                          J.C. Robertson, Instructor

Learn immediate medical care techniques for the critically ill/injured person, including Airway Management, CPR, AED Auto Rescue/Extrication, and Emergency Childbirth. Certification in Medical First Responder or Emergency Medical Technician is available for students who successfully complete the program and pass the state exams.


I like this class...

"I like how the EMT class doesn't actually feel like a class. It feels more like a job, a real world responsibility that requires vigilance and dedication.  The learning opportunities that come from this class are vast and constantly challenging, building the necessary characteristics for life in the chaotic field of EMS.  This isn't just a class, its a phenomenal opportunity to learn about the real world outside of high school and preparing for said challenges"~~~Ryan, Mattawan Consolidated School

                                                                                                                                           2016-2017 EMT students learning to backboard a patient  

"What I enjoy about this class is that it always feels like a second home.  Everybody is welcome and you can go to either Instructor for absolutely anything.  It does seem like a lot at times but its so worth it!!"~~~Jacqueline, Gobles High School 
 Related Careers

With further training, related careers include: 

  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)                              
  •  Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD)
  • Emergency Room Attendant
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)                                                                                                                         
  • Medical Doctor
  • Paramedic
  • Police Officer
  • Fire Fighter

                                                                                                   2014-2015 EMT students working on a patient at 2015's mock disaster

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