Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). 510904


This course prepares students for the entrance level to work on an ambulance.

The course covers Ambulance Operations, Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, Infants, Children and Operations.

Clinical will run concurrent with the course and students will be given an additional 14 days after the last day of the course to finish up any incomplete clinical experience.

A minimum of 20 clinical hours are required.

Additional clinical time may be required to meet the clinical objectives.

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT licensure test.

Nation Registry of EMT’s practical Skills testing fees are included in the price of this course.

Written testing fees and Maine Licensing fees are NOT included.

General Comments:

United’s Education Division is a Maine EMS approved Training Center.

Note: The $95.00 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of sign-up.

Your registration is not complete unless you pay the course application fee using a credit card.

Purchase orders are accepted, please contact the Education Department for details.

One month prior to the start date of the course, you will receive an email with the course application, Immunization forms and an Invoice for the course.

Your enrollment is not confirmed until we receive your completed application and immunization forms and the $250 non-refundable course deposit.


Full refunds will only be issued in the event of course cancellation or prior to the “Official Start Date.”

Generic Outline:

Students will have a minimum of 6-8 hours of homework each week.

Course content will be covered through lecture, and group activities.

Skills will be introduced, then practiced weekly to obtain proficiency.

Real life application will be taught through scenario practice.

Students will need to come prepared to practice skills each night of class.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Oxford Hills / Nezinscot Adult Education

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Oxford Hills/Nezinscot AE, South Paris, ME

Local WIB

3 - Central Western Local Area 3

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

none through adult education

Refund Policy

see description

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

Yes - National Registry of EMT's

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


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2042.00Emergency Medical Technicians
$10.00 per hour
Required Certification: EMT

Provider Status



256 Main Street, South Paris, Maine 04281

Phone Number

(207) 743-8842

Fax Number

(207) 743-5326

Last Updated

Feb 16, 2021


Jun 05, 2017