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EMT-Basic Academy


The EMT-Basic Academy introduces basic emergency medical care. Topics include preparatory, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, and operations. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT Basic certification.


$180 paid at registration. Up to $180* for clinical tuition, uniforms, insurance and CPR card.
$200 estimated for books
Certification exam fee is separate and scheduled through or
Financial assistance may be available through the Work Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) with application and approval. Financial assistance available to veterans.

*All fees are subject to change without prior notification; fees are based on current State and National certifying bodies, and continually subject to legislative action.

Chelsey Ledford
Chelsey Ledford
Shelby Fire and Rescue

"I was looking for a new career path when a friend thought I would make a good fire fighter. I went through the Fire Academy and made it! I continued on to the EMT Academy and was hired by the City of Shelby when I finished. I love being a firefighter and helping people in the community!"


Eligibility Requirements


Academy offered Spring and Summer sessions
Spring: March - April
Summer: May - August
Various time options available
Brown Emergency Training Center at CCC

To search for classes go to our Continuing Education Class Schedule listing.


To register or learn more, please visit the Brown Emergency Training Center or contact us:
Teresa Lail at 704-669-4195 or
Tommy McNeilly at 704-669-4194 or

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:45:52 AM