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EMT Program FAQs on becoming an EMT Salary & Labor Market Information
College of the Canyons offers a Certificate of Specialization: Emergency Medical Technician.  This prepares students for certification and employment as an Emergency Medical Technician (also known as EMT-Basic). Includes emergency  ...   Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care provided by these workers. To learn more, read our Frequently Asked Questions. EMTs are in demand. To find out about a career for EMTs, click on the LEARN MORE button below.
Other helpful links:
•  Salary Surfer
•  US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Will I be able to get a job? Does the program provide job placement services?

The program does not provide formal job placement services however the Career Services office on campus can assist students (free of charge) with finding employment including resume writing/review, job searches, workshops, interview practice, etc.

Additionally, we work closely with local industry to develop and offer internships. When we receive job announcements from industry, this information is passed along directly to all the students in the program.

Video: COC hosted an open house where students of the EMT program received hands-on experience with an ambulance simulator. 


Be sure to check Breaking News & Announcements often as it will be updated with new information about the EMT Program.
EMT Packet
Check out this page that contains necessary information and forms that need to be completed during the first few weeks of the semester!

The EMT Program has been named a "Strong Workforce Star" by the Chancellor's Office of the California Community Colleges.


College of the Canyons EMT Program is approved by Los Angeles County EMS Agency State of California, and the National Registry of EMTs.