project A few important things to know about the first responders who may respond to your emergency:

EMT Snapshot
  • Six to 12 months classroom education
  • Class certificate
  • National Registry Test or California State Fire Marshal Test
  • One to two years in the field

Paramedic Snapshot
A paramedic obtains everything an EMT does, in addition to:
  • Nine to 24 months classroom education
  • Oral, written and practical exams
  • Hundreds of hours of field and clinical education