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EMT BASIC - (EMT CERTIFICATION) 150 HOURS or 170 Hours

EMTs serve as a vital link between the scene of a medical emergency situation and the hospital, and must have sufficient knowledge to perform both routine and urgent tasks. Typically using equipment found in ambulances, they need the basic skills to stabilize and safely transport patients for proper medical care. They must exhibit teamwork and possess the ability to react quickly and efficiently in lifesaving situations.

Option 1:

Program Length: 150 hours
Cost: $ 1150 includes books and testing fees
Class Times: Mon & Thurs 6-9 p.m. plus every other Saturday from 8am-4pm.
Starting Date: Check Schedule
Location: Grant Career Center  718 West Plane St. Bethel, OH 45206

Option 2: 

Program Length: 170 hours
Cost: $1220 includes books and testing fees
Class Times:Tues & Thurs 6-10 p.m. Occasional Saturdays
Starting Date: Check Schedule
Location:  Southern Hills Post-Secondary Campus, 151 32 Parkway,Williamsburg, OH 45176

Student must pass NREMT practical skills exam within 3 attempts to be eligible to participate in the NREMT computerized exam.

 Please see below for prerequisites for entry into this program.*

*The following are requirements for ALL healthcare and medical programs listed above (unless otherwise noted):

  • High School Diploma or GED except for STNA and Phlebotomy - must be at least 17. Adult Diploma students are exempt from this requirement.
  • Flu vaccination
  • Two-step TB test
  • Completion of Grant Career Center's registration form.
  • A $75 deposit (non-refundable) or proof of funding from 3rd-party source.
  • Successful passage of WorkKeys Assessments in Workplace Documents, Graphic Literacy, and Applied Math
  • Drug Screen (EMT Basic ONLY)
  • MMR Vaccination (two doses 28 days apart - EMT ONLY)
Gainful Employment Disclosure:

In demand occupation-Ohio Means Jobs
Ohio Average Salary (2018) $23,860-$36,620

Emergency Care Attendant: CIP code 51.0810, SOC code 29-2041.00

EMT-ADVANCED (200 Hours)

The EMT Advance class gives students academic and practical skills required for the National Registry of EMT Advance Certification test.

*Must be current EMT and provide copy of current certification.

Program Length: 220 hours
Cost: $ 1390.00 includes books, FISDAP, WorkKeys and 1 NREMT exam fee
Class Times: Mon & Thurs 6-10 p.m. Occasional Saturdays
Start Date: Check Schedule
Location: Southern Hills Post-Secondary Campus, 151 32 Parkway, Williamsburg, OH 45176

Admission Requirements:

 Attend a mandatory orientation meeting and WorkKeys testing
 Complete Registration Packet
 Provide copy of Healthcare Provider CPR card
 18 y.o. or 17 y.o. High School senior
 High School Diploma, GED, ADP Enrollment or HS Senior
 Ohio Driver’s License
 Minimum WorkKeys Score of 3 on Applied Math, Workplace Docu-ments and Graphic Literacy (Emergency Medical Technician)
 Minimum WorkKeys Scores of 4 on all 3 tests (EMT Advance)
 Current health physical with a Physician & immunization record - must be returned in 15 days of start of class (Hepatitis B vaccine and TB test is recommended)
 Complete NIMS 100 and 700 Complete clinical hour requirement and return verification (Clinical site may require criminal background check and drug screening at students expense)
 Student must meet attendance/hour requirements
 Student must maintain a 75% average during course and receive 75% on the midterm and course final within 2 attempts to move forward in the course
 Student must participate in & pass required practical skills in course
 Student must successfully pass all NREMT practical skills & computerized exam within 3 attempts to receive licensure

Gainful Employment Disclosure:
In demand occupation-Ohio Means Jobs
Ohio Average Salary (2018) $23,860-$36,620

Emergency Care Attendant: CIP code 51.0810, SOC code 29-2041.00

FIREFIGHTER TRAINING

Learn the applications and techniques of firefighting. Hands on activities within fire classes include: fire extinguisher training, foam operations, auto extrication, live fire evolution, rope rescue, and much more. Classes are conducted at various Fire Stations in the region.

Start Dates and Class TimesCheck Schedule

FIREFIGHTER I 190 hours

$1440 includes Books and WorkKeys Exam

FIREFIGHTER II TRANSITION 104 hours

$1265.00 includes Books and WorkKeys Exam

Firefighter II Transition Pre-Requisites:

  • Current valid Firefighter Certification
  • 8 hours EMS Training
  • 16 hour Emergency Vehicle Operations Course
  • 24 hour Hazardous Materials & Operations Training.

Firefighter Admission Requirements:

 Complete Registration Packet
 Current Health Physical with a Physician prior to course
 Personal Protective Equipment and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus that meets NFPA standards
 High School Diploma, GED, ADP Enrollment or HS Senior
 Must be 18 years of age or 17 years of age if senior in high school
 Ohio Driver’s License
 Complete NIMS 100 and 700
 Students must attend orientation and Work Keys Testing
 WorkKeys Scores of 3 or higher on Applied Math, Workplace Docu-ments and Graphic Literacy
 Student must meet attendance/hour requirements
 Student must maintain a 70% average during the course and must receive a 70% on the midterm and course final within 3 attempts to move forward in the course
 Student must participate in and pass all skill requirements for course
 Student must pass ODPS skills exam within 3 attempts to be eligible to participate in the state computerized exam.
 Student must pass State computerized exam within 3 attempts to re-ceive licensure
 Provide verification of 8 hours EMS before start date (Healthcare Pro-vider and/or Heartsaver CPR & First Aid will apply)

Gainful Employment Disclosure:

Rapidly growing occupation with a large number of openings! 
Average annual pay $48,030.  Jobseeker.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com (2014)

Firefighters: CIP code 43.0203 SOC code 33-2011

BASIC PEACE OFFICER ACADEMY

Successful completion of this course and passing the Ohio Peace Officer Certification Exam is the first step to becoming a police officer. 

Program Length: 600 hours (Additional hours may be required for Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy Certification)
Cost: $ 4600.00 plus equipment and WorkKeys Testing Fee
Start Dates and Class TimesCheck schedule
Class Location: Southern Hills Post-Secondary Campus, 151 32 Parkway, Williamsburg, OH 45176

Admission Requirements:

 Attend a mandatory informational meeting and WorkKeys Testing
 Complete and return Registration Packet and OPOTA forms
 Provide BCI/FBI background check
 Complete health physical with a physician and provide results
 Must pass a Physical Conditioning Test
 Free of any felony/ violent crime convictions
 21 years old by course completion/ Must have High School Diploma or GED and Ohio Driver’s License
 Complete drug screen from physician or screening center
 Minimum WorkKeys Score of 3 on Applied Math, 4 on Workplace Doc-uments and 4 on Graphic Literacy
 Equipment needed to participate in the program must be supplied by student (approximate cost $1000)
 Students must meet attendance/hour requirements; Must pass student objectives and physical fitness requirements throughout course
 Student must successfully pass OPOTA Physical Fitness and exam within 2 attempts
 Once students complete requirements, and receive sponsorship from a department, students will receive a certification as a certified law en-forcement officer. Proof of sponsorship must be presented to the acade-my. Student has 1 year to obtain sponsorship.

Gainful Employment Disclosure:

Rapidly growing occupation with a large number of openings! Average an-nual pay $42,640-$56,280. Jobseeker.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com (2014)

Police Patrol Officers and Correctional Officers/Jailers: CIP code 43.0107, 43.0102 SOC code 33-3051, 33-3012

Fire Inspector Training

Dates :October 7th, 2019 –December 11th, 2019
Mondays and Wednesdays    6:00pm-10pm

Location:Southern Hills Post-Secondary Campus
151 32 Parkway
Williamsburg, Ohio 45176

Cost:$775.00
Prerequisites:Valid Ohio Firefighter Certificate
NIMS 100 & 700
WorkKeys (3 or above in all areas)