Orange County EMT was established in 2009 by local Firefighter Paramedics who had a vision of creating a training program that surpassed all others by providing the highest level of training while ensuring the greatest level of course completion rates, licensure rates, and job placement rates. 

With over 6,000 graduates we are proud to say that we continue to meet this vision and are the only private program in Orange County that is Nationally Accredited as an Educational Institution. 


“To provide the highest level of Emergency Medical Training and Education to persons seeking employment, career development, and or, personal development in the Pre-Hospital setting, by exceeding National Standards and staying at the forefront of EMS Education.”

Program credentials


Offering a full-time six –month program.  The program consists of the following components:  Didactic, Skills Labs, Clinical Internships, Field Experience & Capstone Field Internship.

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EMT Program

Offering Full Time, Evening, & Part-Time programs for easy scheduling. Orange County EMT’s Emergency Medical Technician-1 Program has been approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Post Secondary

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Offering full time ACLS, PALS, Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider, ECG Interpretation and Pharmacology, Airway Management.

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courses enrolling

FD Application

Course Start Date: August 2nd, 2021

Course Hours:  Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

EMT Full Time Elite Course

Course Dates: August 30th, 2021 – October 14th, 2021

Mandatory Orientation Day: Monday, August 23rd @ 9am

Course Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 9am – 1pm

Paramedic Prep Course

Course Dates:  October 19th, 2021 – November 11th, 2021

Course Hours:  Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm

EMT Nights and Weekends Course

Orientation Date:  October 5, 2021, 5pm

Course Dates:  October 12, 2021 – December 11, 2021

Course Hours:  Tuesday & Thursday 5pm – 9pm, Saturdays 9am – 3pm

Paramedic Program Outcomes

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2019.

The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 100%.

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 89.3%.  Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military’.  Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.

The most recent retention rate was 84.8%.