Arizona EMT Basic Training
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) play a crucial role in healthcare, acting as the first responders during emergencies. They are dispatched by 911 operators and frequently collaborate with police and fire department personnel. EMTs provide vital medical care, ensuring patients receive prompt attention and transportation to the nearest hospital.
Given the high-risk nature of their work, EMTs must undergo rigorous training to excel in their roles. Our comprehensive, hands-on EMT basic training program equips you to join this community of dedicated healthcare professionals and make a meaningful impact on people’s lives. Our training courses cater to the needs of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), military, public, and private sectors, providing essential real-world skills across various disciplines. Our EMT programs range from basic to intermediate levels, accommodating professionals with different backgrounds and skill sets.
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EMT Training Curriculum
Our EMT Boot Camp is an immersive 14-day program that combines hands-on exercises, dynamic learning, and clinical simulations. Led by experienced EMS professionals, this intensive course delivers around 10 hours of EMS instruction each day for two consecutive weeks. Throughout the program, students engage in realistic emergency scenarios, building the skills and confidence necessary for success in their future careers.
Click here for an in-depth look at our EMT Curriculum.
Advanced Level EMS Skills
If you’re eager to break into the EMT profession and start saving lives, the Unitek EMT 14-Day Boot Camp is your fastest route. Our accelerated EMT program equips you to successfully pass the NREMT exam required to become an EMT in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.
After successful completion of the EMT Program, each student earns a certificate of completion, making them eligible to take the NREMT exam to obtain certification.
Click here to learn more about the NREMT exam.
NREMT Passing Assistance
If you pass the EMT Program with an 80% or higher, but fail to pass the cognitive NREMT exam, Unitek EMT gives you an option to retake the 14-Day Boot Camp within 18 months, for no additional charge. Unitek EMT will issue a voucher for the NREMT exam and, if needed, a second voucher for the second attempt. (Note: The tuition cost will be waived for the program retake. Charges associated with airfare, hotel and meals are not covered by Unitek EMT.)
EMT Basic Training Admissions Requirements
If you’d like to enroll at our Tempe facility, please review the following admissions requirements and prerequisites. Our admissions representatives can go over each of these steps in greater detail.
Requirements to Enroll and “Reserve” your Seat:
- Must be 18 years old
- Have a high school diploma or GED
- Pass the assessment test
- Deposit to reserve your seat
Requirements to “Begin” the Program:
Upon reserving your seat, you will work with your advisor to gather the following requirements to begin your basic training.
- Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider Certification (AHA BLS CPR) – Available at Unitek or at an AHA CPR training center near you.
- High school diploma, GED, or official transcript
- Proof of 9th grade reading level – Wonderlic Test
- Immunizations – TB (within 6 months of start date), HepB, MMR, and Varicella
- Government issue ID
CPR/Basic Life Support
You are required to complete CPR/Basic Life Support training before the start of your Boot Camp. We offer a class the day before the start of your Boot Camp class in our Tempe office. Alternatively, you may choose to schedule a class with a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider Certification (AHA BLS CPR) provider.
The CPR/BLS certification class and immunizations (including TB test) are not part of the all-inclusive program fee and must be completed before your scheduled Boot Camp begins.
Advantages of our EMT Training Program
Get NREMT Certified Quickly
The accelerated Boot Camp format prepares you for NREMT certification in less time than many other training programs.
Learn from Veteran EMS Professionals
Backed by years of on-the-job experience, our dedicated EMT instructors not only train you for your NREMT exam, they also equip you to succeed in the real world.
Experience Realistic Training Simulations
To develop your skills as an EMT, classroom instruction is enhanced with realistic disaster simulations, where students get hands-on experience assessing and responding to complex incidents.
Study Updated Curriculum
Courses are frequently updated to the latest standards set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
No Hidden Fees or Service Charges
One affordable, all-inclusive price covers the entire Unitek Boot Camp program, including hands-on instructor-led training, in-class meals, and much more.
Train with Current Technology
To prepare you for today’s demanding EMS role, the Boot Camp teaches with current technology, including cutting-edge mobile applications.
EMT Program FAQs
Does Unitek offer EMT courses near me?
Our EMT basic training program accepts students from all over the country. Our program is near anyone who lives in the following cities
|Tempe, AZ||Apache Junction, AZ||Avondale, AZ|
|Chandler, AZ||El Mirage, AZ||Fountain Hills, AZ|
|Gilbert, AZ||Glendale, AZ||Goodyear, AZ|
|Mesa, AZ||Paradise Valley, AZ||Peoria, AZ|
|Phoenix, AZ||Scottsdale, AZ||Sun City, AZ|
|Surprise, AZ||Tucson, AZ||Yuma, AZ|
What is the program structure for the EMT program?
The EMT program is approximately 12-hour days, 8 am – 8 pm.
What kind of equipment will I need?
Equipment will be provided at the beginning of the EMT Training program.
What is the dress code for the EMT Boot Camp?
Two t-shirts and two polo shirts will be provided for uniforms. Please wear these shirts with blue or black Dickey’s pants. Boots are required.
Will this EMT program work in my state?
Yes. In fact, you will be Nationally Certified with the NREMT (National Registry of EMT’s). So, you can work anywhere in the U.S. You simply need to apply for reciprocity in your state, through your local Department of Health Services.
How do I register for EMT basic training?
The fastest way to register for EMT basic training is by speaking with one of our educational advisors. Participants are encouraged to register as early as possible because spaces do fill up quickly for many of the courses. If you require a visa, you should also register early in order to begin that process. Registration for all EMT courses is granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Will Unitek EMT make my travel arrangements?
No, EMT basic training participants are responsible for their own hotel accommodations and travel arrangements to and from the course location.
What should I do before my EMT program start date?
If you’re making travel arrangements to attend our EMT program, we recommend that you arrive in town the day before the course. This will allow you to check in to your hotel and be on time for your first session on the morning of the following day. This first session will typically begin at 8:00 AM. The location of your training venue will be sent to you as part of the Admission Package once you are accepted to the program. Upon arrival to the campus, please check in at the main entrance in the lobby of the EMT training facility.
Should I encourage my colleagues to register for EMT training?
Yes. Some of the most useful and practical capacity-building experiences take place when two or more professionals from the same organization attend our EMT training course together. This enables them to apply the tools and skills acquired during training immediately to their day-to-day work program.
EMT Boot Camps are available year-round. Give us a call at 888-790-1458 for the full 2023 Boot Camp schedule.
|Start Date||End Date||Location|
|Oct 08, 2023||Oct 21, 2023||Tempe, AZ|
|Nov 05, 2023||Nov 18, 2023||Tempe, AZ|
|Dec 03, 2023||Dec 16, 2023||Tempe, AZ|
|Jan 07, 2024||Jan 20, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Jan 28, 2024||Feb 10, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Feb 18, 2024||Mar 02, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Mar 10, 2024||Mar 23, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Mar 31, 2024||Apr 13, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Apr 21, 2024||May 04, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|May 12, 2024||May 25, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Jun 02, 2024||Jun 15, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Jun 23, 2024||Jul 06, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Jul 14, 2024||Jul 27, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Aug 04, 2024||Aug 17, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Aug 25, 2024||Sep 07, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Sep 15, 2024||Sep 28, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Oct 06, 2024||Oct 19, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Nov 03, 2024||Nov 16, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
|Dec 01, 2024||Dec 14, 2024||Tempe, AZ|
EMT Career Opportunities
EMT basic training can serve as a strong foundation for a diverse range of career opportunities in the healthcare and emergency services fields. By equipping you with essential medical and life-saving skills, your training can open doors to roles such as Emergency Medical Technicians, paramedics, firefighters, and various roles within a hospital or clinic.
Click any of the roles below to learn how EMT training can support each of these rewarding career paths.
EMT Training Resources
Please make sure that you review the Boot Camp Preparations option below: