Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-ATD

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-ATD is trained to work as a member of an emergency medical team administering first-aid treatment and transporting sick or injured persons to a medical facility. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-ATD program offers students the opportunity to become a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-ATD  following successful completion of program competencies. This 300-hour program includes: theory, emergency room rotations, fire rescue ride time, handling of equipment, and performing designated tasks under hazardous and non-hazardous conditions.  Physical training is also part of the class.  All applicants must meet with the program advisor to complete the required paper work prior to registering for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-ATD program. Students must pass a Level II background check, drug screening, medical examination and all vaccinations must be completed.


The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-ATD day class is scheduled Monday through Thursday from 10:00am-4:00pm .  The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-ATD program takes approximately 3 months to complete.  Class is limited to 30 students.


The course registration fee is $1,541.00* for Florida residents. Course registration fees are higher for out- of-state students. In order to qualify for Florida resident tuition, legal residence must be dated, issued or filed 12 months before the first day of classes in the term. In addition to the registration fee, a student will be required to purchase books, uniforms and supplies.

All applicants applying for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-ATD program must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • have earned a standard high school diploma from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalency) Please note: Students that have earned a high school diploma from outside the US must have their diploma evaluated–a list of the accepted foreign transcript evaluation agencies is available at the Broward Fire Academy Registration Office
  • When coming to meet with the advisor for your appointment you will need to have a copy of your high school diploma, driver’s license and proof of health and car insurance