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SFCC Paramedic Program Accepting Applications

on June 10, 2019 - 9:06am

SFCC News:

  • Earn a Paramedicine Certificate in one year. Applications accepted until 5 p.m. July 31

SANTA FE – Santa Fe Community College’s Emergency Medical Services Institute is accepting Paramedic Training Program applications until 5 p.m. July 31 for the year-long certificate program that starts Oct. 14.

Applicants must be a currently licensed New Mexico Emergency Medical Technician – Basic or Intermediate and up-to-date with their certifications. The application fee is $30 and is non-refundable.

Entrance to the program is competitive. All applications will be reviewed and applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to take the test. Testing is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 13 and Wednesday, Aug. 14 at SFCC. Applicants who are invited to test will need to attend one of the two testing days. The tests include a computer-based exam on Emergency Medical Technician knowledge, an interview and brief scenarios to demonstrate applicant’s grasp and understanding of EMT-level material.

After the exams are graded and ranked, the top 18 candidates will be offered positions in the program. Candidates will be notified by Aug. 23. Successful candidates will have until Aug. 30 to accept, after which the position will be offered to the next qualified candidate. Classes for the year-long program begin Oct. 14, with graduation slated for December 2020.

For more information on the SFCC’s Emergency Medical Services Institute or to download a copy of the application, go to sfcc.edu or contact director Sahaj Khalsa at 505.428.1820 or sahaj.khalsa@sfcc.edu.

For more than 30 years, Santa Fe Community College has been the gateway to success for individuals and the community by providing affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological and economic needs of a diverse community. SFCC is designated a “Best for Vets” and a “2015 Military Friendly” school. The college serves more than 15,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult programs. For further information, visit sfcc.edu or call 505.428.1000.


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