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EMT Academy

 

As part of the American Ambulance Paramedic Career Pathway, we are proud to announce our EMT Training Academy.  The Academy is a 12-week, hybrid program that consists of one required in-person classroom session per week, as well as weekly online sessions (modules can be live or recorded).  The clinical phase of class will consist of ambulance ride-alongs.

 

Those completing the Academy and passing National Registry may be eligible for employment as an EMT with American Ambulance.  American Ambulance EMTs are eligible to be sponsored to Paramedic training in as little as 6 months.

 

Academy Details

 

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 by August 29, 2022
  • Valid California Driver License
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Reliable internet connection
  • A laptop, tablet or other device that allows for online coursework and participation

 

All prospective students must pass an assessment exam that consists of basic first aid and science (approx. 7th grade level) related questions; prior EMT knowledge is not required.  There is a $5 fee to take the assessment exam.  Those accepted into the Academy will have the $5 credited toward the course tuition.  Please email training@americanambulance.com to make an appointment to test.

 

Class Dates

  • August 29th – November 21st (approximate)
  • Required in-person sessions are held on Thursdays

 

Class Location

American Ambulance Training Center

292 Herndon Ave., Clovis

Just W/O 168 & Herndon, next to the Volkswagen dealership

 

Tuition

  • $1,600
  • Tuition is refunded after one year of full time employment

 

How to Apply

  • Class space is limited and open spots will be filled via lottery if neccessay.
  • Please email training@americanambulance.com to make an appointment to test.
  • Please bring a copy of your CDL and HS diploma/GED to your testing appointment.

 

Career Information

  • EMTs at American Ambulance start at approximately $46,600 per year ($3,833/month)
  • Starting Paramedic pay is $65,000 – $81,300 per year ($5,417 – $6,775/month)
  • Full time employment includes full benefits (health insurance, paid vacation/sick, 401(k), etc.)