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Emergency Medical Technician (ATD) Applied Technical Diploma (W170212)

Program Overview

Are you interested in helping to save lives? If so, our Emergency Medical Technician (ATD) program is precisely what you need! If you're looking for a rewarding career, don't miss out on this opportunity to start your career off on the right foot - enroll today!

This program has achieved national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and is now part of the Emergency Medical Services Associate of Science degree.

What to expect:

  • Gain clinical experience on Pediatric and Human Patient Simulators, in local emergency rooms, and in fire department rescue units.

  • Learn to administer basic emergency care using appropriate equipment and material.

  • Receive training on maintaining an open airway, controlling bleeding, treating shock, splinting fractures, assisting with childbirth, trauma emergencies, and managing disasters and triage.

  • Graduates are prepared for certification as EMTs in accordance with Chapter 64J-2 of the Florida Administrative Code.

  • State certification is granted after successful completion of the National Registry Exam.

  • This is the initial level for a career in emergency medical systems and the primary prerequisite for paramedic training and certification.

Registration Steps

  1. Click on APPLY NOW. Complete application. 

  2. Attend a Health Information Session.
    • Sarasota Campus
     (941) 924-1365, Ext. 62283 
    • North Port Branch (941) 257-2252

Course Sequence

NOTE: OCP-A earned AFTER completion of ALL Florida Law Enforcement Courses


Course #

Course Title




Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

300 hours

*Costs and fees are subject to change.