Class runs for 13 weeks, Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am - 5pm.
Note: This is a classroom education opportunity, not a job posting. Tuition fees apply. See below for an opportunity for this class to be free.
The purpose of this course is to prepare you to respond to medical emergencies and provide on-scene treatment, stabilization and ambulance transport of ill or injured patients.
You will learn CPR, anatomy and physiology, airway management, patient assessment, care of medical and traumatic emergencies, blood borne pathogen protection, patient extrication from damaged vehicles, patient transport, HazMat response tactics, and incident command.
The LSTI Emergency Medical Technician course will prepare you for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification exam, State of Michigan licensure and to become an EMS professional. Students who successfully complete this course meet MDCH requirements for an Emergency Medical Technician license.
This course is designed for individuals looking to begin their career in EMS as well as healthcare professionals looking to enhance their employment opportunities. Successful completion of this course will offer participants job opportunities at Hospital Emergency Departments, Urgent Care Clinics, Municipal and Private EMS Agencies and other healthcare environments. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers training and certification is also a component of this course.
162 classroom hours (per MDCH guidelines)
- Must be at least 18 years old to apply for a license with MDCH after program completion
- Must be a high school graduate or have your GED
Must submit the following records within the first 30 days of class:
- Negative TB test within 1 year
- Proof of immunity to MMR & Varicella (Titers required)
- Proof of immunity to HepB (Titers required) or signed HepB Declination
- Other lab tests and proof of health insurance may be required based on clinical site
- The cost for these lab tests will be in addition to regular tuition
Please note that tuition covers the cost of all academic student expenses including enrollment fee, text books, workbooks, lab fees, uniform fees, BLS certification as well as state-of-the-art computer adaptive testing platforms through Platinum Education, Inc. which will prepare all students to take the computer-based NREMT exam. We have NO HIDDEN FEES!
COMMUNITY EMS OF MICHIGAN AND OHIO, AND ITS LOCAL JOINT VENTURES, HAS A LIMITED TIME OFFER FOR APPLICANTS TO TRAIN FOR FREE AND GET LICENSED TO BE AN EMT. GUARANTEED EMPLOYMENT ONCE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE SUCCESSFULLY LICENSED.
A ONE YEAR EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM
STUDENTS WHO ARE ELIMINATED FROM THE CLASS OR DO NOT OBTAIN A LICENSE ARE REQUIRED TO REIMBURSE COMMUNITY EMS FOR THE COST OF THE THE CLASS WITHIN 90 DAYS.
Life Support Training Institute Business Office
25250 West Eight Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48033
Prior criminal convictions may prevent licensure. Contact us for more information.
Please note that LSTI reserves the right to cancel or postpone courses up to and including the start date due to low enrollment.
Community EMS utilizes Direct Deposit for compensation. As a condition of employment, all employees must designate a financial institution equipped to accept direct deposits and the number of the account into which the deposit is to be made.