Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Centralia College offers an EMT training program annually, typically starting in January.

EMTEmergency Medical Technicians evaluate and treat ill and injured patients on scene or en route to a medical facility. They administer health services, treat injuries, and respond to medical emergencies.

Centralia College's Emergency Medical Technician course is for students who wish to pursue a career in emergency care. 

2023 Course

The 2023 session of the EMT program is now full. Registration information for the 2024 session will be posted in October 2023.

Employment for Emergency Medical Technicians is in demand. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment projections forecast Emergency Medical Technician jobs growing at a rate of 15 percent with a median wage estimated at $22.41 per hour. 

  • There are no prerequisite courses.
  • You do not need to be a Centralia College student.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age within one year of the completion date.
  • Although the college does not require a COVID-19 vaccination, our medical partners do. You MUST be vaccinated for Covid-19 to take this class.


Career & Technical Education
Tech (TEC) Building, Room 114