Released: June 28, 2017
Santa Fe Community College’s Emergency Medical Services Institute is accepting Paramedic Training Program applications through August 4 for the year-long certificate program that starts October 16.
Applicants must be a currently licensed New Mexico Emergency Medical Technician – Basic or Intermediate and up-to-date with their certifications. The application fee is $30 and is non-refundable.
Entrance to the program is competitive. All applications will be reviewed and those who have the minimum qualifications will be invited to take the test. Testing is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, August 17 and 18 at SFCC (applicants only need to attend one day). The tests include a computer-based exam on Emergency Medical Technician knowledge, an interview and brief scenarios to demonstrate applicant’s grasp and understanding of EMT-level material.
After the exams are graded and ranked, the top 18 candidates will be offered positions in the program. Candidates will be notified by August 25. Successful candidates will have until September 1 to accept, after which the position will be offered to the next qualified candidate. Classes for the year-long program begin October 16, with graduation slated for December, 2018.
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