8/15/22: Due to overwhelming interest, the fall EMT Academy applications are now closed. 

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EMT Academy

HVA Paid EMT Training Program

Earn a paycheck while learning to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in 12 weeks!

  • Start a first responder career as an EMT
  • No experience required
  • 12-week course, Sept 12 – Dec 2, 2022
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays 8:00 – 3:00 pm, including online work to be done at home
  • Courses are held at 1200 State Circle, Ann Arbor
  • Stipend paid weekly
  • Immediate job placement upon course completion and licensure
  • Course, books, uniforms, and test fees will be covered
  • Advancement opportunities and paid paramedic training available
Get in Touch

Email: emseducation@emergenthealth.org

Phone: 734-477-6331

EMT Academy class details

program requirements

  • Committed to working full-time for your EMT licensure
  • 18 years or older
  • High school  diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license along with an acceptable driving record
  • Up to date on required immunizations, including the Covid vaccine
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and background check

Hands-On & online components

This 12-week EMT course has four in-class days and one out-of-classroom day per week. The day out of the classroom allows students to focus on the online portion of the curriculum. Additionally, each student will have lab instruction and hands-on training through clinical hours.

Our team uses modern teaching tools, including an EMS driving simulator, interactive simulated scene response training, and a SimMan patient simulator. 

what sets us apart

We are Michigan’s leader in EMS Education, we have been educating future EMS providers for over 30 years. We hold our students to high standards that prepare them for academic success, allowing them to serve as skilled and competent medical providers in the field. Our program offers:

  • Instructors with years of experience working as EMS providers
  • Curriculum based on state and national standards and industry best practices
  • Hands-on guidance for clinical skills, including in-depth lab sessions and support from licensed lab assistants 
  • Field clinicals in healthcare settings and an ambulance with experienced EMS providers
  • One-on-one tutoring and support when needed 
  • Education Coordinators and Lab Assistants split their time between the classroom and working in the ambulance, keeping them up-to-date on real-world practices.