Education and Training

Training, and continuing education information for EMS provider personnel.

  • For further office information see About EMS
 
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EMS Training Centers for the County of San Diego

Click here to download a list of Emergency Medical Technician Training Programs in San Diego.

EMT - Paramedic

EMSTA College 619-593-6782
NCTI - San Diego 619-320-8444
Palomar Community College 760-744-1150 x8150
Southwestern Community College 619-216-6750 x4443
WestMed College San Diego 619-563-7450

Out-of-County Paramedic Intern Protocol P-302

California EMSA Paramedic Training Website

 

EMT - Basic

Borrego Springs Fire Dept. 760-767-5436
EMSTA College 619-593-6782
Grossmont Health Occupations 619-956-4300
Link 2 Life 760-476-3420
Miramar Community College 619-221-2142
National University Polytechnic 858-309-3514
NCTI - San Diego 619-320-8444
Palomar Community College 760-744-1150 x8150
Southwestern Community College 619-216-6750 x4443
U.S. Customs and Border Protection* (*open to Federal  Homeland Security Employees only) 619-661-3257
WestMed College San Diego 619-563-7450

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 Continuing Education

All CE's used for recertification must be issued from an approved State of California CE provider (see links to lists below).

Please note: It is the responsibility of the EMT, Paramedic or MICN to be familiar with the continuing education requirements, for initial certification or renewal, for the State of California. Requirements vary state to state.

Community News:

  • The filing period for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s (CAL FIRE’s) Fire Fighter II (Paramedic) Examination Bulletin is open.  The final filing date is May 5, 2014.  The examination bulletin includes important information on who should apply, filing instructions, salary information, minimum qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the civil service classification, and more.  Please pay close attention to details provided in the examination bulletin.  Veterans’ preference credits apply.  For additional information specific to the Fire Fighter II (Paramedic) examination, applicants may contact Arcelia Espinoza at (916) 445-7890.
 

Links (external websites)

Other county's websites: 

 

For more information phone 619-285-6429 or send us an email.