EMT Basic Intial and Refresher Courses

This Course will begin on April 3, 2019. Classes will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays at Scheurer Hospital from 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm in the Wilson Conference Room. A $150.00 non refundable deposit required no later than April 1, 2019 to secure your seat. Please enroll on our website at www.sanilacmca.org. 

If a service is sponsoring a student, the service is required to submit a letter of submission to SMS, Inc. with a $150.00 deposit and a signed Responsibility of Payment Contract due no later than April 1, 2019. 

Total Cost of this Course is $1100.00, which includes; Platinum EMS Testing subscription, Clinical ID Badge, one Clinical Shirt, Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope. Required application and Paperwork will be provided during Mandatory Orientation on March 13, 2019.

Required Text and Work Book NOT INCLUDED in the price:

ISBN-13: 978-0134024554  Text
ISBN-10: 0134024559

ISBN-13: 978-0134010731 Workbook
ISBN-10: 0134010736


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be high school graduate or have a GED
  • Pass a background check
  • Healthcare Provider CPR

Candidates are required to submit the following records prior to, or on April 1, 2019

  • Negative 2 step TB test within 1 year 
  • Proof of immunity to MMR & Varicella (Titers required)
  • Proof of immunity to HepB (Titers required) or signed HepB declination
  • Influenza immunization during active flu season
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED
  • Copy of Valid Drivers License

  • *Physical
  • *Other lab tests / Drug Screen*
**The cost for these tests will be the responsibility of the student.

Registration deadline along with a minimum of $150.00 non-refundable deposit are due by June 3, 2019. Total cost will be $950.00 for Out-of-County residents and $850.00 for In-County (Millage dollars at work for you). Course runs June 17, 2019 - August 12, 2019. The registration packet and minimum deposit are required to reserve a spot in the course. (The course requires a minimum of 8 students and is limited to 20 students)

CPR and Mandatory Orientation will be on June 11, 2018 at Sanilac Medical Services Inc. Class Room from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. If you have a current Healthcare Provider BLS card, you must provide a copy of your CPR card and it has to remain current during the length of the class.

Required paper work includes the completed application, current immunization records, current negative two step TB test, physical, a copy of your high school diploma or equivalent and a copy of your Drivers License. Deposit is required to begin class. Payment arrangements can be set up at orientation. If you have an organization funding your class, please have the agency provide a letter of intent.

This EMT Course is designed to prepare you for a career in the field of pre-hospital patient care. Class will be meet at SMS, Inc. every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm starting June 17, 2019 - August 12, 2019. The course provides 192 hours of classroom time and 72 hours of clinical rotation (48 hours in EMS and 24 hours in Emergency Department). Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam and upon passing the exam can apply for a license in the State of Michigan. Students will be expected to wear uniforms while in class and on clinical rotations. Cost of the course includes uniform shirt, clinical ID badges, and access to Platinum's EMS testing and computer adaptive testing.


  • 18 years or older 
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver's License
  • No felony convictions
  • Negative two step TB test
  • Up-to-Date vaccinations
  • Physical

Prerequisites due no later than June 11, 2019.

Required Text and Work Book NOT INCLUDED in the price:

ISBN-13: 978-0134024554  Text
ISBN-10: 0134024559

ISBN-13: 978-0134010731 Workbook
ISBN-10: 0134010736