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Paramedical Technician Certificate of Achievement

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In order to be eligible for the Paramedical Technician certificate, the student must first complete the following requirements:

  1. Provide verification of Emergency Medical Technician-1 (EMT-1) certification within the last 12 months
  2. Provide verification of at least 6 months experience as an EMT-1 in a pre-hospital setting
  3. Complete Fire and Emergency Technology 15 or equivalent
  4. Pass a medical examination according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard #1582
  5. Furnish proof of rubella immunity, Tuberculosis (TB) test and Hepatitis B vaccine

In addition to the program prerequisites, it is recommended that students be eligible, through assessment or coursework, for ENGL 1A  and MATH 80 .

For Gainful Employment program information, please visit www.elcamino.edu/academics/indtech/fireacademy

Required Courses (after meeting above requirements):

Certificate of Achievement

A Certificate of Achievement will be granted upon completion of all program requirements. At least 50 percent of the courses required for the certificate must be completed at El Camino College.

Total Units: 33

Recommended Electives:

ANAT 30  and any college chemistry course with a laboratory

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