Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
This training program provides students with training at various levels of EMT certification. Emergency Medical Technician training is offered to full-time professionals and volunteers.
The various levels of certification offered at Wilkes Community College are the following:
- Medical Responder
- EMT Basic
- EMT Intermediate
- EMT Paramedic
Prerequisites to enter these courses include:
- minimum of a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency
- successful completion of an entrance examination – assessing basic reading comprehension at a minimum 10th grade level
Those persons successfully completing each course will be eligible for state certification through the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services.