Emergency Medical Technology-Basic Certificate/Area of Specialization (3501)

After completing this certificate/area of specialization, students are eligible to take the National Registry Exam to become certified in the State of Ohio1 as a basic emergency medical technician (EMT). The EMT cares for patients at the scene of an incident and while taking patients by ambulance to a hospital.  An EMT has the skills to assess a patient’s condition and to manage respiratory, cardiac, and trauma emergencies. This certificate/area of specialization also serves as a prerequisite for paramedic training.

Please contact Health Services immediately to obtain required physical forms at 440.525.7009 or ppastorhinkel@lakelandcc.edu

NOTE:  Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the clinical practicum of EMTS 1010 Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.  CCP students may enroll in the course with parent and high school counselor permission, and also meet age requirements as outlined.   A current American Heart Association BLS Provider card is required.


Accredited by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Accreditation No. 117

Course Title Credit Hours
EMTS 1010Emergency Medical Technician-Basic7
Total Credit Hours7