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

EMS 2020–21 Term Schedule

EMT Winter 2021: 1/4/2021 to 3/17/2021

  • Application Deadline: December 4, 2020
  • Mandatory Orientation: December 8, 2020
  • AM Class: Monday–Thursday 0800-1300 (Some Fridays, same times)

EMT Spring 2021: 4/5/2021 to 6/15/2021

  • Application Deadline: March 5, 2021
  • Mandatory Orientation: March 9, 2021
  • AM Class: Monday–Thursday 0800-1300 (Some Fridays, same times)
  • PM Class: Tuesday–Wednesday–Thursday 1730-2230 and Saturday 0800-1700

AEMT Spring 2021: 4/6/2021 to 6/1/2021

  • Application Deadline: March 12, 2021
  • Mandatory Orientation: March 16, 2021
  • Class: Tuesday–Wednesday–Thursday 1730-2230 Saturday 0800-1700

PLEASE NOTE: All class dates and times are subject to change.

All classes are held at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom in the Cascade Building, Rooms TBT.

*The Refresher course is held during winter session only. Dates are TO BE DETERMINED.


  • 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 during entire quarter can be missed for any reason.  Once 8 hours and one minute are missed, student will be dropped from course.
  • Students must register for EMT series: EMT 210, EMT 211 and EMT 212. This will be done during mandatory EMT mandatory orientation. Same process from AEMT Students.
  • 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. 
  • Successful completion of AEMT prepares you for the National Registry AEMT examination, which results in an AEMT certificate.