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EMR Spring 2024 Flyer (Opens in New Window)

Registration fee – $180 *unless fee waived

Supply fee – $40 Book – AAOS Emergency Medical Responder, 7th Edition

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – Must be 17 years of age and have any of the following – HS Diploma/GED/HSE/college diploma

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training prepares students for entry-level positions in emergency pre-hospital care. Eligible to take NCOEMS State Exam upon successful completion. May meet on some Saturdays. The registration fee is $180 + associated supply fees, books, and uniform costs.

Download the program brochure to learn more (opens PDF in new tab)

Download the Registration Packet here (downloads zipped file) – Packet is also available in room B3–Continuing Ed Building


You must present a copy of your diploma for HSE, GED, HS or college. If you are a college student and have not completed your degree, send a copy of your transcript to James Larsen at

You will need to provide documentation of immunizations for the following: Hepatitis B, Varicella, Tdap, and MMR. Students will also need to get the Quantiferon Gold TB Test.

Before issuing the state EMT certification, the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) will do a complete background check. This background check is separate from the background check you will receive in class.”


$180 registration (unless fee waived)
$200.00 supply fee (shirts/handouts/disposable equipment)
Other costs include books (approximately $200) and class needs as stated in the registration packet.

Fee Waiver

If you are affiliated with a municipal or volunteer fire/rescue department, a rescue squad, or a law enforcement agency, your registration fee can be waived. You will need to indicate this on your registration forms. If you have any questions, contact the EMS Program Coordinator, James Larsen, at 704-878-4365 or email at

EMT Training Summer 2024 Flyer (opens in new window)

EMT Continuing Education – Public Safety Calendar (opens in new tab)

This course provides individuals with the knowledge, skills, and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce.

Paramedic Program Packet (downloads zipped file)

You must complete a minimum of 36 hours per certification year and “hit” all the mandatory topics in your four-year NCEMT certification.

Have Questions?

Jim Larsen, EMR, EMT and Paramedic Program Chair

(704) 878-4365

Jennifer Loflin, Public Safety Administrative Assistant

(704) 978-5463

David Bullins, Director of Public Safety

(704) 978-5446