Now Accepting Applications!

St. Francois County Ambulance District’s
EMT Course

Your Journey in EMS
Begins Here!
St. Francois County Ambulance District EMT Course

An exciting and rewarding career is just a few steps away!

Application Deadline is July 21st
Step 1

Apply online in just a few minutes

Complete an online application and upload a 500-word essay.

Step 2

Complete the SFCAD EMT Basic course

Attend and complete the 20-week EMT Basic Course at the SFCAD Training Center.

Step 3

Pass the National Registry Exam

Upon completing the course, you will be ready to take the NREMT practical and written exams.

Step 4

Begin your exciting and rewarding career

Once you have obtained your NREMT certification, you are ready to begin your new career.

Set yourself up For Success!

We are proud to say that Our EMT program Has an impressive first-attempt pass rate on the NREMT exam, surpassing the national average. Join us and be part of an elite group of professionals prepared to excel from day one.
Dustin Tate

Dustin Tate
EMS Educator
St. Francois County Ambulance District
Star Of Life Award Recipient

Master Your Skills with Expert Guidance

Our EMT course is led by EMS educator Dustin Tate. With an impressive track record of producing high-quality Emergency Medical Responders (EMRs) and EMTs, Dustin has dedicated his career to shaping the future of EMS professionals. His students have gone on to have successful careers and make significant impacts within the field of EMS.

Dustin’s students often praise his fun and engaging approach to EMS education, noting that it makes learning enjoyable, makes the information easy to retain, and allows them to effectively apply their skills in stressful, real-life situations.

Dustin Tate’s expertise and commitment to excellence have not gone unnoticed. He has been honored with the prestigious Star of Life award, a testament to his outstanding contributions and dedication to EMS. Under Dustin’s guidance, you can be confident that you will receive top-notch education and training to set you up for a successful career in emergency medical services.

Join us and learn from one of the best in the industry. With Dustin Tate’s guidance, you will master your skills and be fully prepared to excel in your EMS career.

Course Details:

Course Dates:

The EMT course is a 20 week program with classes held every Tuesday and Thursday 5pm – 10pm. Some Saturday classes are required as well.

Course Location:

St. Francois County Ambulance District
820 Electric St
Farmington, MO 63640

Clinical Hours:

Students are required to have 6, 12-hour clinical shifts, during which they will ride with an SFCAD Field Training Officer and work as an EMT.

Such an amazing course must be expensive, right?

Don’t worry, We’ve got you covered!
Other Local Programs
$1,900 – $2,500
  • Inexpensive Tuition
  • No Prerequisites Required
  • Employment Opportunities Available
SFCAD Course
Only $300
  • Testing Fees Included
  • Employment Opportunities Available
  • No Prerequisites Required
  • EMS-Focused Training Facility
  • Train with the same equipment you will use in the field
  • Train With Your Future Co-Workers
* Students are responsible for purchasing boots, pants, a belt, and a textbook. Assistance is available if needed. 50% of the tuition is due at the beginning of the course, with the following 50% due at the course midpoint. NREMT practical and written test first-attempt fees are included, with additional attempts, if needed, being the student’s responsibility.
Application Deadline is July 21st!

Course Requirements

  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • No Criminal History
  • Pass a Drug Screen Test
  • Complete the Course Application with 500-Word Essay*
  • Current Driver’s License and
  • Proof of required Immunizations

Application Essay Requirements

Applicants must submit an essay of at least 500 words explaining why they would like to become EMTs, their career goals as EMTs, and what they feel will set them apart from the other applicants.
Application Deadline is July 21st!

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