EMT/Firefighter Combination PSAV
EMT/Firefighter Combination PSAV (5625) LIMITED ACCESS
Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
This program combines both EMT and Firefighter curriculum into a single program of study, Students admitted into the 698 hour cohort, will prepare for entry level positions in Firefighting. Students first complete the 300 hour Emergency Medical Technician program, then continue directly into the Firegfighter program. This program meets all curriculum requirements to prepare the student for the National Registry of Emergency medical technician assessment exam EMT-Basic, and for the State Firefighter certification exam.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Must be at least 18 years of age on or before the start of the program;
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at
- Complete a limited access EMT program application available on the program website
National Registry EMT Basic Exam passing score, Florida Board of Licensure Exam passing scpre.
698 hours, 28 weeks
Lake Worth Public SafetyTraining Complex
For More Information
Fire Academy (561) 868-3900
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|Required Courses||Clock Hours: 698|
|EMS0110||Emergency Medical Technician||300|
|Total Program Clock Hours: 698|
National employment opportunities include over 7200 job listings, with a median hourly rate of $34.85
Career Path Notes
Career paths include promotional opportunities within Fire Departments for areas of administration, inspection, investigation and emergency management.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/