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EMT General Information

"I can't recommend this class enough.  I came in knowing nothing and left confident enough for any situation.  10/10" ~ Jack

"I took the EMT class here and it was a great experience.  I would definitely recommend this to anyone, both the teaching and the class itself were great." ~ Tyler


Fee:  $1500 ($600 to register - payment plans accepted) - Includes:  EMT textbook, audiobook, class shirt, clinical/field hours, background check (if required), National Registry EMT Psychomotor Exam

Course Format:  Instructor led, in-person 

Time:  112 hours (14 weeks, 2 days per week, 8 hours per week) 

Clinical/Field Hours: 8 to 12 additional hours


Idaho CPR Plus EMT course prepares and teaches students basic knowledge and skills of emergency care and response to assist someone who has been injured or is experiencing a medical emergency.  After successful completion of the course, the EMT will be able to use critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision making to respond to and assist someone in need. The EMT works as an integral part of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) community and provides a link from the scene to more advanced medical care.   


During the EMT class, the student will be assessed and tested on National Registry of EMT (NREMT) psychomotor skills.  

Following the 14 weeks of EMT training, the student will receive a class course completion certificate.  The student will then need to schedule the NREMT written exam on their own.  This written exam is not included in the EMT course, however NREMT written exam test preparation is provided to the student, free of charge.  

This EMT training meets the national and Idaho state EMS education standards for EMTs.  Curriculum approval, equipment requirements, course guidelines and content is governed by Idaho Department of Health & Welfare – Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness




Why choose Idaho CPR Plus EMT Program?

  • Taught by Paramedics and other healthcare providers with years of experience in basic and advanced emergency treatment and critical care

  • Heart and lung dissection labs

  • High success rate for passing the NREMT exam

  • Fantastic student ratings/reviews  

  • Plenty of in person, hands-on practice with high quality and clean equipment

  • Students screened for entry to provide the best learning environment and to maintain a high quality program.

Do You need Financial Assistance?

Are you a High School student looking for a grant for our EMT program?  To learn more and to see if you qualify, click on the link below to start your application process (this link will take you to the Idaho Department of Labor Website Next Steps Idaho)

FAQ for EMT Program

How do I enroll in the EMT Course?

  • Step 1: Fill out the EMT pre-app form (click on the Apply Now at bottom of the page)

  • Step 2: If approved, you will receive an acceptance email with an attached EMT Program Student Handbook. This will have to be thoroughly read and understood. You will then sign and submit the Student Statement of Understanding and Responsibilities Agreement page to

  • Step 3: You will be emailed the class registration link and where you will pay tuition or the “secure your seat and registration” fee.

  • Step 4: Submit the required documents outlined in the student manual by registration close date.

Do you have a waitlist if the class is full?

Yes.  If a registered student withdraws from the course before the first day of class, we will notify those on the waitlist for a spot in the class on a first serve basis.  You must fill out and submit the EMT pre-app (link is the button at the bottom of the page) form to to be added to the waitlist. 

Who do I contact for additional information regarding the enrollment process?

Who do I contact for additional information regarding the classroom portion of the course?

If your pre-application if approved, you will receive the EMT Program Student Handbook that will detail important information about the course including content, course requirements, refund policy, etc. If you still have questions, you may email for course information or for administrative questions.

What forms of payment can I use?

We accept cash, credit or debit card, personal check, cashier’s check or money order. Payment plans can be arranged. Detailed information regarding registration fee and course fees will be in the student handbook after acceptance into the program. You must sign and submit the Student Statement of Understanding and Responsibilities Agreement page prior to paying for the course.

Is financial aid available?

Yes.  We are approved program for Idaho Department of Labor Next Steps Idaho Funding.  You may contact them to fill out an application and to see if you qualify - Next Steps Idaho.  Another option is to see if your bank or credit union will offer a private loan option. conduct an online search for EMT scholarships opportunities.  You can also search online to see if there are scholarships available.  

Do you accept VA/GI bill money?

Not at this time.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

You must be 18 years of age on the first day of class. You must fill out and submit the pre-app form for approval and entry to the program (click on the Apply Now at bottom of the page).  You must have a current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within the first 2 weeks of class. If accepted into our program, you will receive a discount code for one of our regularly scheduled BLS classes.


What is your refund/cancellation policy?

You will receive the refund/cancellation policy after you are accepted into our program. You will have time to review, understand, and agree to the policy prior to paying for the course.

If your question was not answered, you may email or call (208) 614-2258

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