Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
EMS ACADEMY


EMT Class

Course Description:

This course is designed to prepare students to care for sick and injured patients. The EMT is able to control life threatening bleeding, provide basic cardiac life support, splint injured extremities, and administer lifesaving medications.

Course Coordination:

This EMT course is being conducted in accordance to the National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Services Education as published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Peoria Area EMS System.

Testing:

At the completion of this course, students can challenge the Illinois State EMT test, or the National Registry EMT test.

Admission Guidelines Tuition Schedule Questions
  • 18 years of age or older at the time of testing
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • No felony convictions
  • Pass background check (will be conpleted by AMT)
  • Pass drug screening (needs to be completed prior to the class)
  • Physical within the past year
  • Submission of up to date immunizations:
    - Hepatitis B
    - MMR
    - Tdap
    - 2-step TB (received within the last year)
    - Varicella
    - Flu vaccination (must wear a mask during hospital clinical if flu shot is declined)
  • Current healthcare provider CPR certification (Must be through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross. The EMS Academy will offer and include a CPR class as part of the EMT classes tuition prior to the start date of the EMT class. This is being solely offered for students registered for the EMT class. 2 dates are available: May 3rd at 0900 and May 13th at 0900. Please contact Yolanda Johnson to get signed up for a class at yjohnson@amtci.org.)

$500 (Must be received before the 1st day of class.)

Tuition includes: Text and work books, CPR certification, and background screening.

**A $20 Illinois licensure exam fee is required upon completion of the class in order to sit for the State exam.**

Classes begin May 29th and ends July 19th.
Classes are held on Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 8:30 am till 4:30 pm.

Have questions or need assistance?

Contact Bret Ramp at (309) 678-0938 or by email at bramp@amtci.org

Or Yolanda Johnson at (309) 999-4063 or by email at yjohnson@amtci.org.





Next class begins May 29th, 2019

Application and all required documents must be received by the first day of class.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available through the Community Services Block Grant. Please contact Bret Ramp or Yolanda Johnson if you believe you are eligible.
(Eligibility is based off of the 2019 poverty income guidelines. You must be a Peoria resident to qualify.)

Register & Pay Online

Register and pay online with just a few simple steps. After submitting you will receive an emailed receipt.

Upload Documents

The following documents must be submitted prior to the first day of class:

  1. VALID CPR CERTIFICATION
  2. COPY OF YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE
  3. COPY OF RECENT PHYSICAL
  4. Copy OF DRUG SCREEN RESULTS
  5. COPY OF IMMUNIZATION RECORDS