Program of Study: Emergency Medical Technology
Academic Division: Biological & Health Sciences
Career Program Degree and Certificates
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree
- Emergency Medical Technology A.A.S. (Plan 21EA)
- Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certificate (Plan 21EM)
- Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certificate (Plan 21EP)
EMT Class Locations
All EMT classes are held at area hospitals or fire and rescue departments.
For more information, please contact one of the EMS coordinators listed below:
- Vista Medical Center West
EMT-Basic: Evert Gerritsen (847) 360-2038
EMT-Paramedic: Dave Chase (847) 360-2205
- Grayslake Fire Protection District
Only firefighters who are already affiliated with a fire department may register for Grayslake EMT courses.
EMT-Basic: Captain Tony Carraro (847) 223-8960
- Advocate Condell Medical Center
EMT-Paramedic: Sharon Hopkins (847) 990-5309
- NorthShore University HealthSystem
EMT-Basic and EMT Paramedic: Martha Pettineo
(847) 480-3787 (Highland Park Hospital)
Registration for classes is processed directly through the individual site that is hosting the class (except for EMT 111 300, EMT-Basic at Vista West, which must be registered for at CLC).
BIO 111 (Human Form & Function) or BIO 124 (Anatomy & Physiology) must be completed with a grade of C or better prior to enrolling in the EMT-Paramedic courses.
Payment for all classes is made to the hospital or fire and rescue department. Space is limited and classes fill up quickly.
Need-based financial aid is not available for the EMT program.
EMT-Basic and EMT-Paramedic courses are not eligible for Title IV aid. Only students eligible for benefits under the GI Bill, Illinois Veterans Grant, Illinois National Guard, or MIA/POW may receive financial aid for these programs.
For questions about veterans benefits, contact the Financial Aid Office veterans representative.