In an emergency, EMT’s are typically dispatched by 911 operators to the scene, where they often work with police and firefighters. An EMT-Basic, also known as an EMT, cares for patients at the scene of an accident and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital under the direction of more highly trained medical personnel.

This program will train students to respond as an EMT, which has the emergency skills to assess a patient’s condition and manage respiratory, cardiac, and trauma emergencies. Individuals interested in employment with Law Enforcement, Fire Fighting, or Emergency Medicine must be EMT certified. Training includes clinical and classroom hands-on training.

Topics include HAZMAT awareness, basic first aid, patient assessment, triage, multi-casualty, emergent and non-emergent patient moves (with and without CNS injury), airway management, CPR, shock & bleeding control, and more. Students can become key members of the EMS system.

Concurrent Enrollment: Students who pass the state certification can earn 9 hours of credit at some state colleges, if currently registered and enrolled with a minimum of 3 hours. Students must meet with the EMT Course Coordinator for college credit requirements and/or national certification.

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician
  2. Prepares students to take the National EMT Certification exam
  3. Healthcare Provider BLS and First Aid Certificate

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors only.

  Registration Availability: Registration for Fall 2019 opens April 23, 2019 at 8:00 am online on the MTECH Registration Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  Program Length: 225 Hours. This works out to be approximately 75 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.

  Times: Mornings and Afternoons. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main, Orem and Spanish Fork Campuses

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Veterans Assistance.   +Learn More


  High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit

  Must turn 18 within 120 days prior to testing.

  Students will be required to finish ALL National testing and retesting within 120 days of the last day of the program. There is both a written and practical test required by the NREMT.


SessionLocationRoomStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeDays
Fall 2019Lehi1028/20/201912/10/20197:30 AM10:30 AMM-F
Fall 2019Lehi1028/20/201912/10/201911:30 AM2:30 PMM-F
Fall 2019Orem1048/20/201912/10/201911:30 AM2:30 PMM-F
Fall 2019Spanish Fork2198/20/201912/10/20197:30 AM10:30 AMM-F
Spring 2020Lehi1021/13/20204/30/20207:30 AM10:30 AMM-F
Spring 2020Lehi1021/13/20204/30/202011:30 AM2:30 PMM-F
Spring 2020Orem1041/13/20204/30/202011:30 AM2:30 PMM-F
Spring 2020Spanish Fork2191/13/20204/30/20207:30 AM10:30 AMM-F

Tuition and Fees

Registration Fee$40.00 
Program Fees$500.00 Includes facilities fee
total:$1,012.50 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

Emergency Care 13th Ed. Textbook/Workbook Bundle$167.00ISBN 13: 978-0-13-403490-4
NREMT National Written Test$85.00 
EMT Shirt$12.00 
Scrub Pants$12.00 
Pen light$3.00 
EMT Student Manual$7.00 Optional
Blood Pressure Kit$27.00 Optional

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