Accelerated, Hybrid EMT Program

The accelerated, hybrid EMT course is designed to prepare the student for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), as defined and recognized by the VA Office of EMS and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. The course content includes the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at the basic life support level with an emergency service. Self-study is completed online using MyBradyLab, PowerPoints, videos, audio, and readings. Students will meet for weekly labs on Saturday afternoons to apply the material. Examinations are delivered through This EMT course requires many hours of independent study and active participation during labs!


The following pre-requisites must be met prior to the start date of the program:

  • Must be 16 years or older (high school graduates perform best in our course)

  • Must hold a current AHA HeartCode BLS or Red Cross BLS certification

  • Must be able to perform physical tasks as outlined by Virginia Office of EMS

  • Must provide proof of a current COVID-19 and flu vaccination

2022 Programs Scheduled

January 22, 2022 to April 30, 2022 - Course closed.  

September 10, 2022 to December 17, 2022 - Registration opens in March 2022


Tuition is $1275 which includes your course textbook, learning management system, uniform polo shirt, subscription to, blood pressure cuff, pen light, and a stethoscope! A $550 non-refundable deposit is required covering the cost of course development and procurement of student resources occurring in advance of the course. 

Invoices are sent to new registrants by PayPal every Tuesday. Students may pay against this invoice by credit card or check made payable to Emergency Training Solutions, LLC. Deposits are due at least 90 days in advance of the course as listed on the course invoice. Remaining balances are due before the first day of class.

Students who are Virginia residents are eligible for program scholarships offered by the Virginia Office of EMS--visit link below. Students may register following the first day of the course and must have paid tuition in full. Generally, students are eligible to receive approximately half of the cost of tuition.

Please visit our program structure page linked below to find additional details including a sample course outline and syllabus. If you have questions, please email Joey Carls, our EMT Program Coordinator.