Emergency Medical Technician Basic

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). 510904


The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.

Program Description

The EMT program prepares and teaches students basic knowledge and skills of emergency care and response to assist someone who has been injured or is experiencing a medial emergency.  The EMT will be able to use critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision making to respond to and assist someone in need and if necessary, provide safe transport to a medical facility.  The EMT works as an integral part of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) community and a link from the scene to more advanced medical care and under medical direction, may perform some basic medical interventions.  

Program Length

112 classroom hours (14 weeks) and additional 8 to 12 clinical/field hours (simulated clinical environment offered when COVID restrictions are in place).

Program Approval and Resources

This EMT program is approved by the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare, EMS Division of Public Health.   

This program does not guarantee successful completion and/or passing of the National Registry Written Exam.  This program also does not automatically qualify for state certification or job placement following successful completion.  In order to obtain the state certification, the student must be aligned with an EMS agency and a state license to practice will be granted by state EMS upon approval. 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Idaho CPR Plus

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

3669 W WRIGHT ST, Boise, Idaho

Local WIB

40 - REG-1 WIB 1-5

Name of Credential

EMT Classroom Course Completion Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Secure your seat deposit and registration fee of $300 is due during registration.  This is non-refundable, no exceptions. 

The remaining $1200 balance is due 14 calendar days prior the first day of class unless payment plan arrangements have been made. 

Payment plan of remaining balance can be split into three scheduled payments of $432 which includes an 8% finance charge fee.  See class schedule for payment plan dates.

Refund Policy

Full refund of any tuition paid (minus the secure your seat deposit) if you withdraw from class within 8 calendar days of start of class. There is no refund on the 9th calendar day after start of day one of class.  There is no refund if you are dismissed from the program. Full refund including registration fee if class is cancelled due to less than 4 students registered.   

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee

$300.00 Non-refundable unless class is canceled due to less than 4 students registered for the class.

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2042.00Emergency Medical Technicians
$19.55 per hour
Required Certification: Idaho State EMT License

Provider Status



3669 W WRIGHT ST, Boise, Idaho 83705

Phone Number

(208) 614-2258

Web Address

Last Updated

Jan 05, 2024


Aug 11, 2022


Jan 05, 2025

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