EMT Courses


Save a life, become an EMT.

EMT Basic 2015

Offered in cooperation with Bristol Hospital Office of Emergency Medical Services and the CT Department of Public Health. The curriculum prepares you to take the exams to become nationally registered and state of Connecticut certified at the basic level. Lectures, demonstrations and hands-on training provide the knowledge and skills required for certification. Students must complete the 10 clinical hours with Bristol EMS. There are no prerequisites for this course, but you must be at least 16 years of age.

Sept. 9 – Dec. 9 (M/W); 6-10PM
Plus select Saturdays, 9AM-2PM
Fee: $695 (includes text, CPR manual, and stethoscope)

EMT Accelerated Summer Program 2016
CHECK IN DECEMBER for the summer 2016 class (MWF); 9AM – 3 PM

Please be advised that if you have been convicted of a felony, you may not be eligible for clinical experiences, internships, externships. or certifications associated with certain allied health courses or programs. Those with previous convictions may also find it difficult to secure employment within a health care/EMS setting.

EMT Basic Refresher 2015/5

This program is accelerated over four days to fast track your re-certification process.

December 3 – 6 (Th/F/Sa/S; Th noon – 4:00 PM, F/Sa/S 8AM – 4PM Fee: $275

2016 classes to be announced soon
Fee: $???

Spanish for Emergency Medical and Health Care Professionals

This six week, 18 hour workshop will provide you with essential medical terminology and conversation tools to help you communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. The content curriculum is developed in partnership with Bristol Hospital EMS, llc, and will be presented by a Hartford City Fire fighter who holds Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate Technician, Schedule: October 19 – November 23, Monday. 6 – 9 PM Fee: $199.

To Apply

Open the registration form, print and complete the form, and follow these instructions:

Register by Telephone: Have VISA, MasterCard or Discover card on hand and call 860.314.4700.

Register by Facsimile: Complete registration form with VISA, MC or Discover number and expiration date. Fax to 860.255.3680.

Register in Person or by Mail: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm
Tunxis Community College
430 North Main Street
Bristol, CT 06010

Registration must be completed in full with
date of birth and social security number.

For more information, contact Tunxis@Bristol at 860.314.4700.