Advance Your EMT Career

Expand Your Scope Of Practice

Now Accepting Advanced EMT Applications For FALL 2022

Advance Your EMT Career Ready In Three Simple Steps

Fill Out Your Application Online

Ready to advance your career as an EMT? Take the first step today by submitting you application to be admitted to our WA Dept. of Health approved Advanced EMT certification course.

Complete Our Certification Course

This course meets the Washington State Department of Health requirements for EMT certification. Course duration is approximately 4 months.

Take AEMT Certification Exam

After course completion, graduates of the Columbia Safety EMT-Basic program will be eligible to take the National Registry EMT (NREMT) certification examination.

Program Overview

The Emergency Medical Technician – Advanced Course is designed to provide an individual with limited advanced skills allowing them to expand their scope of practice while caring for patients in the pre-hospital setting. 

This course meets the Washington State Department of Health requirements for EMT certification. Course duration is approximately 4 months. Graduates of this program will be eligible to take the National Registry EMT certification examination.

*Classes are held Monday and Wednesday evenings 6pm to 10pm and every other Saturday 8am to 5pm. (Dates and times may vary per class due to holidays and other events.)

Program Requirements

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a High School Diploma or GED, and hold a current Washington State EMT Basic certification for at least 1 year.

Ready to apply?

*When paying this fee it will create your CS Online Account

*It may take up to 72 hours for your course information to populate into your account. 
** All documents listed below are due by the application deadline date.

*Must be valid through end of program

*Required immunizations: MMR – 2 required or titer, Varicella – proof of vaccination/chicken pox or titer, Tdap – 1 required, Hepatitis B – proof of series being started, TB – required yearly, Flu Shot – required yearly (during flu season), Covid-19.
**If you need more time to obtain these documents please advise the program director. 

After acceptance Columbia Safety will provide/schedule the following:

*Background checks are necessary because they relate to the essential qualifications under the Emergency Medical Technician Program curriculum standards, as well as to the safety and security of patients and public. 

Columbia Safety Training Center (CSTC) encourages diversity and accepts applications from all minorities. Columbia Safety Training Center (CSTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. Columbia Safety Training Center (CSTC) acknowledges that information pertaining an applicant’s disability is voluntary and confidential, and will be made on an individual basis. If this information is presented, Columbia Safety Training Center (CSTC) will reasonably attempt to provide an accommodation to overcome the effects of the limitation of the qualified applicant. All inquiries about accommodations should be made to the admissions administrator upon registration of the program; some programs require medical documentation because of the rigors of curriculum.  

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Program Pricing

ADVANCED EMT

Pay in Full
$ 2,150
  • Columbia Safety Training Center Emergency Medical Technician Program Education
  • Course Textbook & Online Access Code*
  • Background Check*
  • Drug Screen*
  • 7-Hour HIV/AIDS Certification*
  • Identification Badge*
  • One EMT Class T-shirt*
  • Affiliated Students Malpractice Insurance*
BEST VALUE
ADVANCED EMT
Payment Plan Option
$ 2,250 $500 will be due the first night of class. The remaining tuition will be broken into 3 payments of about $600. Payments will be due on the first of each month.
  • Columbia Safety Training Center Emergency Medical Technician Program Education
  • Course Textbook & Online Access Code*
  • Background Check*
  • Drug Screen*
  • 7-Hour HIV/AIDS Certification*
  • Identification Badge*
  • One EMT Class T-shirt*
  • Affiliated Students Malpractice Insurance*

Additional Student Responsibilities:

Optional Add-ons

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion the student will be authorized to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician exam (NREMT). After successful completion of the NREMT exam the individual will be awarded a Nationally recognized AEMT certification. The individual will then be able to apply for their Washington State AEMT certification. (NOTE: Washington state requires a state certification to practice. In order to obtain this certification an individual must have an agency affiliation. Columbia safety does not actively place students with an agency, but can recommend agencies a student may apply to. Successful completion of the Columbia Safety EMT program does not grant WA state licensure).

Frequently Asked Questions

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