EMT Course Checklist

Contact our main office to register for this course.

Prerequisites - The following must be met prior to registering for this course:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Apply for course:
    • Apply to Gavilan College through OpenCCC (this is a two-step process; click here for instructions)
    • Submit this form (you will need both Gavilan AND OpenCCC ID numbers to complete the form)
  • Email the following to the EMT Staff Assistant:
    • A copy of your CA driver's license (or other gov't-issued photo ID
    • A copy of the front and back of your medical insurance card (you must be covered by insurance throughout your class)
    • CPR training certificate (or statement verifying training equivalent to the current American Heart Association's Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care at the Healthcare Provider Level or BLS Level)
    • Test/vaccination record/results for:
      • Current Tuberculosis (TB) skin test (current=within six months prior to the start of class);
      • Current Tdap (current=within 10 years)*
      • Current MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) vaccination (current=two doses in lifetime)*
      • Current Hepatitis B vaccination (current=three doses in lifetime or begin series prior to the start of class)
      • Current Varicella vaccination (current=two doses in lifetime)**
      • Flu Shot (for winter courses only; prior to start of class)

*If vaccination records are unavailable, a Positive Titer can be substituted for the MMR, Hep B, Tdap and Varicella.

**Varicella can also be verified by a documented history of chicken pox by a physician.

In addition to the above-listed items, official acceptance into the course is contingent upon your final payment being received in full at least five days prior to the start date of the course.

Supplies/Needs:

Purchase uniform items listed on Needs List

Reference:

First Day Letter - check back later for this document.

Cancellation Policy:

There is a strict 21-day cancellation policy. Cancellations made after that time are subject to a $400 late cancellation fee.

Please direct any registration questions to our main office: 408/229-4299.