2022 EMT CLASS2022-06-17T10:44:11-07:00
Application deadline: August 1st or until the class is full.

Class Starts:    September 12, 2022

Class Ends: December 10, 2022

Course days and times:    

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Saturday Full day.

*Time-dependent upon COVID restrictions.

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Application Deadline


Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, Station 41

7600 Old Military Rd. NE, Bremerton, WA 98311

This is a very difficult course of study!  The student should expect to spend a minimum of 3 to 4 hours of study time each day outside of the classroom.  Students, who have not had higher than average academic success in the past, will find this course very difficult.

You will have one 8-hour hospital rotation and one 8-hour field rotation on top of your class responsiblities.

Student Prerequisites: must be attached to the application for the application to be complete and considered for the course. Applications are noted by the date received and the date of completion. Students may turn in an incomplete application to be noted for the class, however, will not be considered for a seat unless the application is complete. Class seats are given by the application completion date.

The Basics

Tomorrows EMS Providers

This course will prepare students to provide emergency medical care to the sick and injured.

Kitsap County EMS & Trauma Council offers over 220 hours of instructions with a program consisting of  M, W, F lectures and a Saturday Lab training program.  The course content will be delivered through reading assignments, classroom lectures, handouts, workbooks, and practical exercises.   This prepares the student to take and pass the National Registry of EMT’s registration exam.  Upon successful completion of the National Registry exam, a student once affiliated with a licensed EMS agency can achieve a Washington State certification.

This is a very difficult course of study!  You will have extensive reading and exams outside of the scheduled lecture times.  The student should expect to spend a minimum of 3 to 4 hours of study time each day outside of the classroom. 

Students will be expected to perform a field rotation with a medic unit within Kitsap County and a clinical rotation at St.Michael’s Hospital.

There are times throughout the class when the student will need to dedicate their personal time to the training program at the expense of their personal social life.

By signing the application you are accepting the requirement to attend all classes on the schedule, devoting the time required for the field and clinical rotation, and spending the time needed to study and practice for a successful outcome.

Course dates and times:

  • Mon, Wed and Friday 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. by ZOOM
  • Saturdays. 09:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. LIVE SKILL STATIONS
  • One – 8 hour Ride along with rotation with an EMS agency
  • One – 8-hour Hospital observation rotation

Location:      Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue

Station 41 – 7600 Old Military Rd. NE, Bremerton, WA 98311

Course Costs

Course Tuition:

Course tuition includes the required textbook, online workbooks, t-shirt, and lab fees.

TOTAL Course cost: $1400

  • Timeline of application and payment:
      • August 1st: The application deadline is closed.
      • August 2nd: All approved applications will receive an invoice via email by Kitsap County EMS.
      • August 9th: $ 400 non-refundable fee is due.
      • August 12th: All students who have not paid their $400 deposit are removed from class next applicant will be moved into their spot.
      • August 30th: (One week prior to class) The remaining $1000 tuition must be paid in full. NO EXCEPTIONS!
      • August 31st: All students who have not paid their remaining tuition are removed from class next applicant will be moved into their spot. They do not receive their $400 deposit back.

Registration Deadline:

  • Applications are taken up to August 1st, or until the course is full, whichever is first.
  • Students will be notified of acceptance on August 1st. Acceptions will be ranked by the date received and completed.

The Finer Details

CPR Card

Students must attach proof of a BLS provider card. DO not get the Adult CPR Card. You need the higher-level BLS provider Card.

This training can be obtained at:

  •  www.cprkitsap.org
  • www.cascadetraining.com
Reading comprehension

This is a very difficult course of study. Students must show proof of reading comprehension in one of the following ways:



Students now must provide proof of the following immunizations. You may turn in your application, prior to sending in all your vaccination records, but it will not be considered complete until all have been received.

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  • COVID Vaccination- is now necessary.
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccination or titer proof of immunity.
  • TB testing within the last year.
  • Tetanus vaccination within the past 10 years.
  • Hepatitis B vaccination.
  • Varicella vaccination or proof of immunity.
Proof of Graduation

You must send in your high school diploma or GED if:

  •  You are showing reading comprehension by the Accuplacer exam,

You DO NOT send in your high school diploma if:

    • You are showing reading comprehension by your college transcript or college diploma.
Driver's License

Send in a copy of your driver’s license.

Students must be 18 and older.


Ready to apply? Send your application to [email protected]

Send your application with all supporting documents ( look at finer details). Don’t have all the supporting information? Send the basics: Your driver’s license, COVID card, application, and background packet, along with anything other documents. We will work with you. Once all documents are in, your application will be complete for the seat assignment.

Have questions? Call Tamarah Hoffman, Training Coordinator, at 360.447.2068 or [email protected]

Course Application

All students must pass a multi-state criminal background check prior to beginning any clinical or field rotation.  Forms for the criminal background check must be completed with the application to be complete.  These criminal background checks are performed by the Kitsap County EMS and Trauma Care Council. Please complete the background check packet and turn it in with your application.

Background Check Packet

Course Considerations

Applications are considered by date received, completeness, and if payment has been received.

Tamarah Hoffman, Training Coordinator, Kitsap EMS and Trauma Council
How do I become an EMT?2021-11-05T16:43:57-07:00

Have you ever considered working or volunteering as an Emergency Medical Technician, but weren’t sure where to begin?

Here’s is how you make it happen.

  1. Take an EMT Course – You are at the right place.  Kitsap EMS and Trauma Council offer State Certified EMT courses twice a year. Our classes run from January – March, and from September to December.
  2. Take and pass the National Registry Exam.  Our course will prepare you to take the exam.  Our final is two practice National exams.
  3. Become affiliated with a licensed EMS agency or fire district.
 Talk with your local fire department now on how you can volunteer for their district and their residency program.  Ask your local EMS agencies how they can help you achieve your goals. 
How do I prove my reading comprehension for the EMT application?2021-11-05T16:46:14-07:00

You can prove your reading comprehension by a variety of ways:

1.By taking the Accuplacer Exam.


2.You have already taken ENG 101 in college. Send your college transcript.


3. You can have an AA or a BA college degree.


What if I want to become a fire fighter?2021-10-20T16:12:51-07:00

In regards to becoming a firefighter here is an excellent article: https://www.firescience.org/how-to-become-a-firefighter/

Each fire district is different.

Some fire districts want you to become an EMT BEFORE you become affiliated with them.

Some want you they want you to go to fire academy first before EMT courses.

Contact fire districts’ volunteer departments and speak about your goals. One will be the right fit for you.

Is there any outside hours other than the class room?2021-10-05T17:33:23-07:00

You have weekly M,W, F  6- 9 PM lectures by Zoom.

Every Saturday is an in-person live skill station, at the  Central Kitsap41 Station in Bremerton.

Additionally, you must attend:

  • One 8- hour hospital rotation
  • One 8- hour field ride along rotation with an ems agency.
Do you accept the GI Bill?2021-10-05T17:26:38-07:00

Unfortunately  our program is not set up to accept the GI bill as a form of payment.


Mike Kehl
Mike KehlCourse SEI Candidate
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