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Emergency Medical Services Specialist

at Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 26
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The EMS Certificate provides enhanced entry level job training for employment in a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service and the EMS ride-along experience requirements for persons interested in entering a paramedic program. Several certificate courses provide transferable credit to Inver Hills Community College Emergency Health Services (paramedic) program. Included in the program is an 80 hour internship with Metro ALS Ambulance Services. Areas covered are special transportation training, an ambulance service operations and run simulation course, behind-the-wheel emergency driving course, proper lifting techniques plus interpersonal communication skills that paramedic schools and employers are seeking.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445
  • Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie 55347

Labor Market Information

  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

  • Median wage: $17.68/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Ambulance Drivers and Attendants

  • Median wage: $11.96/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: info@hennepintech.edu