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EMS Training and Education Programs

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Overview

Florida has two levels of certification for prehospital providers: Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic.

Students are trained to a national standard to enter the workforce as an entry level provider.

View Florida's EMT and Paramedic patches here. 

Notice to Students!

Students that enter a paramedic program that is not accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) will no longer be eligible for national EMS certification or reciprocity in states that require national EMS program accreditation.

Accredited and State Approved Paramedic Schools

Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic School Pass/Fail Rates

Requirements of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Educational Programs

  • Meet all applicable requirements of  the Florida Department of Education as applicable
  • Submit a complete application for Approval of an EMS Training Program - Editable Version    
  • Successfully demonstrate documentation of course requirements as outlined in Florida Statutes, Florida Administrative Code and National EMS Education Standards during on-site visit for each location

Initial Educational and Continuing Education Programs

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