TRACEN Petaluma

Welcome Aboard EMT Certification School

This course provides classroom instruction and practical experience for emergency medical care given to ill or injured persons. Much of the practical exercises pertain to rescue techniques used in a maritime environment as encountered during Coast Guard SAR missions. It is a 130 hour intensive, college level course. Students will be completing both written and practical examinations.

Course Overview

  • Class size: 10 - 15 students per class
  • School duration: 47 training days.
  • School sessions per year: 5

School Eligibility

No prerequisites

Applying for School

Submit Electronic Training Request via Direct Access.

Special Information

Submit ETR for desired session. In the ETR comments block, include the following information: District; Unit; express need for training; list possible alternative dates. It is imperative to include your District and Unit on all ETRs. For example: D17; ANT KODIAK; urgent request, only one other member at unit AtoN tech qualified; ALT Dates: 01Jan18, 01Ma18

This course is an approved 24 hour DOT National Standard EMT-B/EMT refresher. Additionally, it fulfills the skills verification required by NREMT.

Course Overview

  • Class size: 10 students per class
  • School duration: 4 training days.
  • School sessions per year: 8

School Eligibility

Must have current NREMT EMT-B or EMT and current "professional level" CPR certification by one of the following organizations: American Heart Association, American Red Cross; American Safety and Health Institute.

Applying for School

Submit Electronic Training Request via Direct Access.

Special Information

Submit ETR for desired session. In the ETR comments block, include the following information: District; Unit; express need for training; list possible alternative dates. It is imperative to include your District and Unit on all ETRs. For example: D17; ANT KODIAK; urgent request, only one other member at unit AtoN tech qualified; ALT Dates: 01Jan18, 01Ma18

For pre-arrival courses, utilize the Pre Arrival e-mail template.

If a cancellation will affect the operational capability of the unit, ensure that the Operational Commander is notified and concurs with the request prior to submitting it.

If orders have not been issued, a message is not required. The unit may simply call TQC to delete the training request from Direct Access and then submit a new ETR for a new date.

Once a member’s orders are cancelled, a new ETR is required for the member to attend training.