Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Non-Credit Course)

WEMT-001 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Non-Credit Course)

Hours: 188
Fee: $1,099 payable in full at the time of registration.
Instruction: Online In-person Hybrid

Program Description

The EMT course covers all emergency medical concepts and techniques currently considered to be within the responsibilities of the EMT-Basic (EMT-B) providing emergency care in a pre-hospital setting as set forth by the Office of Emergency Medical Services for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This course meets or exceeds course requirements established by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services. The course will also cover topics related to future trends and care methodologies in emergency medicine.

Program Outline:

  • Introduction to Emergency Care Training and Legal Aspects
  • Airway Obstruction, Respiratory Arrest, and Cardiac Arrest
  • Mechanical Aids to Breathing and Resuscitation
  • Bleeding, Shock, Traumatic Injuries, and Wound Care
  • Fractures of the Upper and Lower Extremities and Neck and Back Injuries
  • Medical Emergencies and Assisted Medications, Behavioral and Environmental Emergencies
  • Obstetrics and Gynecological, Pediatric and Elderly Emergencies
  • Patient Handling, Extrication, Communications, and Terrorism

EMT Skills Include:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automatic External Defibrillation
  • Patient Assessment and Wound Care
  • Splinting and Neck/Back Immobilization
  • Oxygen Therapy and Resuscitation Techniques
  • Patient Handling and General Knowledge of the Ambulance

Program Details



  1. At least 18 years of age within 3 weeks of the class start date.
  2. Students must have a valid email and regular access to a computer.

Medical Requirements

For requirements, required health forms, and submission instructions for this program, please seeEmergency Medical Technician (Workforce Development Center).

Fee: $1,099 payable in full at the time of registration.

Additional fees are due upon successful completion of course.

  • State EMT Exam. Payable to the testing service prior to the end of class. $150.
  • National Registry of EMTs. for the written exam. $80.
  • State Licensure Fee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, allowing an EMT to work in the state. $150. (Not applicable if not working in MA)

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Additional Funding Sources

This course may be eligible for funding for qualified Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients as well as additional funding available under other grants. Please email Danielle Morales at dmorales0002@stcc.edu.

Individual Training Account (ITA) - Funding

What is an Individual Training Account (ITA)?

An Individual Training Account (ITA) is an account set up on behalf of an adult or dislocated worker to pay for training services. The purpose of the ITA is to give program participants maximum choice in selecting a training program.

One-Stop Career Centers determine the dollar amount limits, time limits, and other requirements for use of ITA accounts.
If you are approved for an ITA account, you must choose your training services from the statewide list of ITA-approved programs. A One-Stop Career Center employment counselor will give you information to help you make an informed choice about how to spend your ITA funds.

You can use the Department of Workforce Training's Online Services Training Course Search to find ITA-approved training programs that meet your needs. Select "ITA" from the Approved Course Type drop-down box to find ITA-approved programs.

How do I apply?

To apply for the Adult and Dislocated Worker Program and for Individual Training Account (ITA) funds, visit your One-Stop Career Center, or call the Division of Career Services at 617-626-5300.

To find the Career Center nearest you, see Find a Career Center near You on the Department of Workforce Development web site.

For more information about One-Stop Career Centers in Massachusetts, see One-Stop Career Centers.


Online Classroom

The online class is on the Blackboard platform. Class opens on Monday, June 3, 2024.

These are asynchronous assignments that can be completed at any time and at your convenience. Full instructions and your Blackboard credentials will be provided before the start of the online classes. There will be a web-based final examination at the conclusion of the course.

Section H11

Your on-campus TUESDAY lab dates from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. are:

  • Tuesday, September 3
  • Tuesday, September 10
  • Tuesday, September 17
  • Tuesday, September 24
  • Tuesday, October 1
  • Tuesday, October 8
  • Tuesday, October 15 (NO CLASS; date following a Monday schedule)
  • Tuesday, October 22
  • Tuesday, October 29
  • Tuesday, November 5
  • Tuesday, November 12
  • Tuesday, November 19
  • Tuesday, November 26
  • Tuesday, December 3
  • Tuesday, December 10
  • Saturday, December 14 All Students on Campus
  • *Tentative OEMS EXAM FINAL EXAM December 21, 2024

Section H12

On-campus Lab dates: Every other Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Saturday, September 7
  • Saturday, September 21
  • Saturday, October 5
  • Saturday, October 19
  • Saturday, November 2
  • Saturday, November 16
  • Saturday, November 30 (NO CLASS COLLEGE CLOSED)
  • Saturday, December 7
  • Saturday, December 14
  • *Tentative OEMS EXAM FINAL EXAM December 21, 2024

EMSTESTING.COM: EMT -- Access Card Platinum Educational Group
ISBN-13: 9780132895897

BLS for Healthcare Providers
ISBN: 9781616697686

Limmer, Daniel, et al. Emergency Care (14th Edition) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, Inc. 2015.
***Students may utilize any format of the book***
ISBN 013190750/9780134190754

Access cards can be purchased from the STCC Bookstore, Amazon or other book vendors.

Refund Policy

Withdraw prior to the start of class* - 100% Refund
No Refunds will be given once class begins

In the absence of a written third party contractual agreement stating otherwise, all refunds will be issued to the student. Credit card payments will be refunded directly to the credit card if processed within thirty days of the payment.

Course Cancellation Policy

The STCC Workforce Training office reserves the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

Student Handbook Policies

As a participant in this program/course I understand that I am bound by all the rules, regulations, and policies of STCC as outlined in the Springfield Technical Community College Student Handbook.

To view Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Non-Credit Course) related careers, live job listings, and average salaries please see STCC’s Career Coach.

For questions or interest in our current or future programs, please complete our Workforce Development Program Inquiry Form, and one of our Recruitment and Retention Specialists will contact you promptly. For all other questions, please use the contact below.

The STCC Workforce Development Center
Building 27, Second Floor

Enrollment Process

Enroll Online

  1. Review the Prerequisites/Requirements above.
  2. Click the Enroll Now button below.
  3. Click the "Select" button next to your desired section. A window appears.
  4. Click "Add Section to Cart". A success message appears.
  5. Click the "Next" button in the top right corner.
  6. Enter your personal information.
  7. Click the "Submit" button.
  8. Complete Medical Clearance information as soon as possible. See Prerequisites/Requirements above for details.

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Enroll in Person

Go to Building 27, 2nd floor to register for the course or call (413) 755-4225.