Emergency Medical Technician – ATD


Program Content: This Applied Technology diploma program prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians. Successful completion equips students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to be a member of the emergency medical services team. Students are qualified and prepared to pass the Florida EMT – Basic Certification and the National Registry Certification examinations.

1. Apply to Manatee Technical College here: https://manateetech.edu/apply-now
2. Attend a program information session. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a list of dates and times for current program offerings.

Length of Program: Day: 300 hours – approximately 3 months to complete. Evening: 5+ months to complete.
Dual Enrollment Available: Yes (Day program only.)
May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Emergency Medical Technician
Required Books and Materials: Bookstore Page
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard

Possible Careers and Outlook:
29-2041.00       Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
31-9099.00       Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Estimated Total: $2,000*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies, and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at the point of sale.

Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For More Information: Contact Mark Toler: 941.752.8100 x 2134, Email

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