police and paramedics loading a boy on a stretcher into an ambulance

EMS Term Schedule

Winter 2019: January 7 to March 26, 2019 **Approximate Dates**

  • Mandatory Orientation: December 6, 2018
  • Day Class: Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.
  • Night Class: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30–10:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Spring 2019:  April 8 to June 12, 2019

  • Mandatory Orientation: March 4, 2019
  • Day Class: Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Night Class: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30–10:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Summer 2019: July 2 to August 22, 2019

  • Mandatory Orientation: June 3, 2019
  • Day Class: Daily 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Night Class: Daily 5:30–10:30 p.m.

Fall 2019: September 23 to December 11 **Approximate Dates**

  • Mandatory Orientation: August 20, 2019
  • Day Class: Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Night Class: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30–10:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

All classes are held at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom in the Cascade Building, Room C112/114.

*The Refresher course is held during fall and winter sessions only.

Important

  • Course attendance is mandatory. You must pre-arrange with the instructor and EMS coordinator to make up any missed days. No more than 8 hours of instruction can be made up.
  • Students must register for EMT Basic series: EMT 210, EMT 211 and EMT 212.
  • Summer students must register for Fast Track EMT only.  
  • Successful completion of each course allows you to attend the next.
  • Successful completion of EMT 210, 211, 212 prepares you for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians certification examination which results in an EMT certificate.