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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Learn about Pennsylvania Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification program.

What does the program cover?

The EMT course covers:

  • The overall roles and responsibilities of the EMT
  • General anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment of injuries and illnesses
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Control of bleeding and shock
  • Care of muscle injuries
  • Medical emergencies
  • Childbirth
  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • The lifting and moving of patients
  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • The assisting of patients with their own prescribed medications 
  • Assessment of the scene
  • Transportation of patients to the emergency department  

How do I apply?

Download the HACC EMT Program Application (pdf). You must provide a copy of your current PA Department of Health EMR Certification when you apply.

We will not accept EMT program applications less than 30 days before the program start date.


Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) bridge to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program

How much does the program cost?

Tuition for the program is $325.00 plus a non-refundable $25.00 application fee.

Tuition includes:

  • Required text book
  • Pocket mask
  • Stethoscope
  • Two uniform shirts
  • The student liability coverage premium. We require all students who participate in a required clinical experience to have this liability coverage.

Tuition is due when you are accepted into the program.

Where can I get more information?

Download the PA Department of Health Functional Position Description (pdf).

When are the classes?


Class Location




*Check back for Spring 2015 class schedule.






Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) classes

Tuition for the EMT program is $825.00 plus a non-refundable $25.00 application fee. Tuition includes required text book,pocket mask, stethoscope, and 2 uniform shirts. Tuition also includes the student liability coverage premium.



Class Location




Williamstown Area EMS

204 N. West Street, Williamstown, PA 17098

October 14, 2014 - April 7, 2015

Application deadline is September 15, 2014

  Tuesdays & Thursdays

6pm - 10pm

and some Saturday sessions

8am - 5pm


Dauntless Hook & Ladder Fire Company

713 Bridge Street, Selinsgrove, PA 17870

January 13, 2015 - June 25, 2015

Application deadline is December 15, 2014

 Tuesdays &Thursdays

6pm - 10pm

and some Saturday sessions

8am - 5pm