EMT Training Program

Start your healthcare career as an Emergency Medical Technician with Methodist Hospitals’ EMT Training Program. The EMT is a front-line, entry-level healthcare provider. As an EMT, you may work in a variety of environments: transporting patients between facilities, responding to emergency calls, in a hospital emergency department, and elsewhere a first-response capability is required.

EMT certification and work experience are required for those seeking Paramedic training, which is also offered by Methodist Hospitals.

Methodist Hospitals offers two training sessions each year. Each session meets twice weekly (Mondays & Thursdays) from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Class are comprised of approximately 15-20 students.

Applications are now being accepted for the 26-week Spring session:
Course Start Date: February 13, 2017
Course End Date: August 24, 2017
Practical Skills Exam: August 26, 2017

The Methodist Hospitals EMT Training Program includes:
•  200 didactic hours
•  16 hours ambulance ride-alongs
•  16 ER observation hours

At the completion of this course you will be eligible for testing for Indiana certification and to become a valued member of the pre-hospital emergency care team.

Enrollment Requirements:
Student candidates must be at least 18 years old, and available to attend all scheduled classes.

Cost: $1,000.00 Payment plans available, VA Assistance eligible
Includes all course materials, including text book and work book, stethoscope, one clinical shirt, and AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Course

Acceptance into the program will be on a first come basis for individuals who fulfill enrollment requirements, until all available positions are filled. Class sizes are limited. Candidates sponsored by Fire Departments or Private Ambulance Services must provide a PO at the time of registration. Tuition is non-refundable after the first class. Interested in EMT classes, download the application here.

To learn more, or to arrange for EMT Training Program registration, please contact the Regional Coordination Center Staff:
Tom Fentress / 219-881-3715 / tfentress@methodisthospitals.org
Vinny Groesche / 219-881-3717 / jgroesche@methodisthospitals.org
Yvonne Rodriguez / 219-881-3718 / yrodriguez@methodisthospitals.org


Methodist Hospitals Emergency Services

Northlake Campus: 600 Grant Street
Gary, 
IN 46402  •  219-886-4710
Southlake Campus: 8701 Broadway
MerrillvilleIN 46410  •  219-738-5510